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Women Leaders in Sustainability Fellowship launches

The fellowship is one-year program open to Cornell University graduate and undergraduate students designed to accelerate career and executive-leadership advancement in sustainability-related fields.

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In the emptiness of space, Voyager 1 detects plasma ‘hum’

As Voyager 1 – launched in 1977 – zips through interstellar space more than 14 billion miles away, it has detected the constant drone of plasma waves.

Prison education alums work with undergrads on theater piece

Participants in a new class – designed to bring together formerly incarcerated and traditional Cornell students – have written, workshopped and performed an ensemble theatrical piece that will premiere online May 16.

Women do more unpaid work in immigrant families

Immigrant women tend to do more unpaid labor, such as housework and childcare, than native-born women in the U.S., new Cornell research has found.

Nano-sized McGraw Tower features 161 steps, chimes

Ed Camacho of the Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility has created what is thought to be the world’s smallest rendition of Cornell’s iconic McGraw Tower – complete with its 161 interior steps, two sets of stairs and 21 bells.

International relations minor sets graduates on global paths

The Einaudi Center's international relations minor prepares graduates for internationally minded careers, both abroad and in the United States.

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Faculty Recognized at Kaplan Fellows for Service-Learning Work

The Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship recognizes faculty members who have had a significant impact on undergraduate, professional or graduate education at Cornell by involving their students in service-learning programs. 

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Ex-labor secretary to speak at ‘Future of Work’ event

Thomas Perez, U.S secretary of labor during the Obama administration from 2013-17 and chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 2017-21, is the guest in the ILR School’s upcoming eCornell series “The Future of Work: Labor in America.”

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HumEcathon takes on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The College of Human Ecology on May 1 held its fourth annual HumEcathon, a hackathon-style design challenge bringing together 27 undergraduates to work in multidisciplinary teams on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives on campus.

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Engaged learning spotlight: beyond incarceration

The search for answers to some difficult questions planted the seeds for developmental psychologist Anthony Ong’s latest course, the three-credit “Positive Psychology: Inside Prison (and Out).”

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Jordan Tralins ’23 inspires national coalition for student vaccine awareness

When the U.S. began distributing COVID-19 vaccines this winter, Jordan Tralins ’23 found it odd that her social media feeds didn’t have any factual information about the shots. Tralins decided to do something about it.

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Study: Vitamin D won’t limit risk, severity of COVID-19

Normal blood levels of vitamin D don’t affect one’s susceptibility to getting COVID-19 or the severity of infections, according to new research led by Bonnie Patchen, a doctoral student in the field of nutrition.