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Radio show features Derek Chang on anti-Asian/Pacific Islander bias

The May 4 episode of All Things Equal featured Derek Chang, Cornell Associate Professor of History and Asian American Studies. Chang discussed the context and history of the rise in anti-Asian/Pacific Islander bias during the past year.

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Cornell alum launches climbing gym in Ithaca

Long-time climber, Keith Liao, MBA ’19, is on a mission to build the first climbing gym of its kind in Tompkins County, and to grow a more inclusive climbing community in the region. Cayuga Climbs, a climbing gym dedicate to bouldering, is scheduled to open in May 2021 in Ithaca, New York. 

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Alumni return to Cornell as key faculty in university initiatives

Judy Cha, Ph.D. '09, and Alex Kwan, Ph.D. '09, will bring to their alma mater expertise in nanoscale materials and cellular-resolution optical imaging, respectively.

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Who for whom: Florian Idenburg on SO-IL’s approach to design practice

Florian Idenburg, founder of the award-winning architecture firm SO-IL, and visiting faculty at AAP NYC, designs architecture that gives form and aesthetics to our world's most pressing questions.

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Making space: creating a female culture in STEM

Karina Popovich ’23 is working with female students across Cornell and at universities around the country to empower more young women to imagine themselves as engineers and pursue STEM degrees and careers.

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Humanities students share wide variety of research in spring event

More than 30 students who have conducted research will present their work in a virtual conference May 6-7. One panel investigates the ideas of Goldwin Smith, while other presentations focus on migrant workers in Singapore, political violence in Africa and other topics.

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‘Iberian Moorings’ compares Muslim and Jewish golden ages

In his new book “Iberian Moorings,” professor Ross Brann compares the histories of the Jewish and Muslim traditions in the Iberian Peninsula between the tenth and thirteenth centuries, tracing how Islamic al-Andalus and Jewish Sefarad were invested with special political, cultural and historical significance across the Middle Ages.

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Ugandan breeders use genomic selection to boost health and satisfy customers

Ugandan plant breeders with the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement are using genomic selection to increase micronutrients and decrease cooking time in common beans.

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Africana Library exhibit explores MLK’s labor activism

Exhibit features MLK's ties to labor movement 

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