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Cornellian’s website streamlines the vaccine appointment process

Olivia Adams ’14 M.Eng ’15 saw a problem: people in Massachusetts were having a difficult time signing up for COVID-19 vaccine appointments. So, she built a solution

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New series connects students, community with artists and scholars

A new initiative from the Department of Performing and Media Arts, the Asian American Studies Program, and the Latina/o Studies Program is inviting students and community members to engage in hands-on workshops and conversations with artists  and arts/performance scholars. The next visit is Feb. 18.

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New ‘Humanities Pod’ a virtual space for ideas

A podcast launched this semester by the Society for the Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences, provides a space for humanities scholars to share ideas virtually, keeping cross-disciplinary dialogue going even during pandemic conditions and extending the reach of these conversations beyond Cornell.

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New initiative engages communities in neuroscience

The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research is launching a new project – the Community Neuroscience Initiative, or CNI – that will build connections between neuroscience, the social sciences and communities.

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Author to speak on African Americans’ relationship with the outdoors

Carolyn Finney, author of “Black Faces White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors,” will give the Class of 1945 Lecture, part of the Cornell Botanic Gardens Lecture Series, on Feb. 25.

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Study finds even the common House Sparrow is declining

Those familiar parking lot, french-fry birds are not doing so well. A new study from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology finds even the ubiquitous House Sparrow is declining.

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Seminar series addresses grand challenge of climate change

University-wide seminar provides important views on the critical issue of climate change, drawing from many perspectives and disciplines.

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‘Racism in America’ webinar to examine protest movements

In its next webinar, the College of Arts and Sciences’ (A&S) yearlong webinar series, “Racism in America,” will examine how protest movements and civil disobedience have sought to both end and uphold white supremacy and racial discrimination. The Feb. 24 event, in partnership with the Cornell Law School, is free and open to the public.

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ILR report released on inequalities during pandemic

Results of the 3,100-respondent survey speak to enormous challenges experienced in health care institutions, voting system and the world of work, authors say

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