Investing in Impact: Paul Kavuma is a champion of Africa’s economic resilience

Paul Kavuma, MBA ’93, recipient of the inaugural Emerging Markets Institute Cañizares Alumni Award, discusses opportunities in post-COVID Africa.

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Data science, wave interaction, semiconductors earn engineering research awards

Data science, molecular mechanisms, unconventional computing for optimization and machine learning, wave interaction with engineered materials, electrocatalysis, and compound semiconductor devices are among some of the research themes that helped six faculty members earn Cornell Engineering Research Excellence Awards.

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MPA students find optimism at climate conference

Courtney Schneider (r) took a selfie with U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, one of many memorable moments at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change. Three students in the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy participated in the conference, known as COP27.

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Cornell receives national voting recogniton

Cornell has been recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge as a 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting in recognition of the university’s efforts to increase student voter participation.

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Global Public Voices fellows to speak out on democratic threats

This year’s 27 Global Public Voices fellows from the Einaudi Center will engage with national and international news media to make their voices heard on conditions and current events that threaten democratic institutions worldwide.

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Michael Madon ’94 enlists smart technology to help people battle drug addiction

Michael Madon ’94 created a startup that is using wearable tech to track people in recovery and connect them to a support network of caregivers and loved ones.

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Cornell athlete turned ESPN chairman says sports are the soundtrack of his life

How did Jimmy Pitaro ’91 go from Human Ecology to the helm of ESPN? “I had a coach who said you either win or you learn,” the former Big Red football player told student athletes during a recent visit back to campus.

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New testing paradigms offer better code with fewer bugs

Owolabi Legunsen, assistant professor of computer science, is developing new methods for testing and validating code, with the goal of finding and removing costly bugs.

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Precollege Studies Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Melanie Soberon

Sustainable Animal Husbandry, a three-credit course taught by Melanie Soberon at Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine, will be offered online during Winter Session 2023. The course is a way for high schoolers interested in veterinary or animal science to understand what it would be like to pursue those studies at college or what a career in those fields would be like.

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