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Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue: Leading the global conversation on population and development

In his native country, Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue founded a long-term research project to boost and leverage Cameroon’s human capital.

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Annual conference on new telescope moves science ahead

More than a hundred people gathered virtually at the end of April for the 2021 annual conference on the CCAT-prime project, which is building the Fred Young Submillimeter Telescope (FYST) in Chile. “First light” is scheduled for 2023.

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“Once in a generation moment” discussed in ILR webinar

The course of labor could change dramatically during the Biden administration. On Monday, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez and ILR School Dean Alex Colvin discussed what’s at play.

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Bartels lecturer speaks out on rising threats to democracy

"Home may have become a dangerous place for democracy to flourish now," said Nobel prize–winning economist Amartya Sen, this year’s Bartels World Affairs Fellow. His May 5 lecture was hosted by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies.

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Requiring the COVID-19 vaccine: insights for businesses

More than 900 viewers tuned in on May 4 to hear Cornell alumni and industry experts representing both management and workers discuss whether U.S. employers should require their employees to be vaccinated.

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Pandemic anatomy course inspires student creativity

Veterinary students created models of anatomical conditions using only materials that were easily found at home.

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New humanities prize honors Cornell friendships

The Joseph E. Connolly ’72 Memorial Prizes, which honor a life-long Cornell friendship, will support students who want to look at the intersection of religion, politics and society.

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Advising, teaching awards honor Arts and Sciences faculty

The College of Arts & Sciences recognizes excellence in teaching and advising this year, honoring Samantha Sheppard, recipient of the 2021 Robert and Helen Appel Fellowship for Humanists and Social Scientists; and Jun “Kelly” Liu and Phillip Milner, recipients of the 2021 Robert A. and Donna B. Paul Academic Advising Award, among others.

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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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