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Book: Thai poet uses Buddhist principles to “re-enchant” the modern world

In “Teardrops of Time: Buddhist Aesthetics in the Poetry of Angkarn Kallayanapong,” Fuhrmann places this Thai poet among the most significant of the 20th century, arguing that his poetry adapts Buddhist principles to “re-enchant,” through art, a Thailand and Southeast Asia depleted by modernization during his lifetime.

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“Shaping the Future of Work” published

A new social contract is possible if workers, business, labor, education and government work together, ILR emeritus professor Lee Dyer and Tom Kochan say in the new edition of their book.

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Biofortified foods fuel healthy microbiome, combat malnutrition

New research from Elad Tako, associate professor of food science, shows that iron and zinc in biofortified foods, such as beans and wheat, can improve the health of gut bacteria and reduce the risk of malnutrition.

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The impact of the white gaze at work

ILR Assistant Professor Courtney McCluney co-authored new research exploring the ways in which white gaze permeates organizations and is experienced by Black women in the workplace.

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3MT: Skills Valuable Beyond Degree Conferral

In the Three Minute Thesis competition, graduate students compete for monetary prizes by distilling their thesis or dissertation research into a three-minute presentation in front of a non-technical audience.

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Graduate School associate dean wins national leadership award

The Board of Directors of the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) has announced that Dr. Jan Allen, associate dean of academic and student affairs of the Graduate School at Cornell University, is the 2020 winner of the Assistant and Associate Deans Leadership Award.

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In memoriam: Marcia Greenbaum, ILR ’62

A true believer in mediation and arbitration techniques as a means of solving societal problems, Marcia Greenbaum’s work was felt across the nation and in Eastern Europe.

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Cornell chorale, high school collaborate on commission

A new song set for choir was inspired by students at Cornell and at Longmeadow High School in Longmeadow, Mass., part of an online choral/video project the students created in partnership with composer LJ White.

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Students win State Department Pickering Fellowships

Two undergraduates in the College of Arts & Sciences and a recent graduate of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have been named Pickering Fellows by the U.S. Department of State. These are Cornell’s first Pickering Fellows since 2011.

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