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The World Economic Forum’s Strategic Intelligence website has tapped Nicholas Mulder, assistant professor of history, to share his expertise in geo-economics.

In “Four Threats,” a new book co-authored by government professor Suzanne Mettler, the authors not only assert that history repeats itself – they also identify the underlying causes of democracy destabilization.

Kate Manne, an associate professor of philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences, tackles male entitlement in her second book, “Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women,” released Aug. 11.

Cornell University Library has launched the Ernie Paniccioli Photo Archive, a digital collection chronicling hip-hop music and culture from the 1980s to the mid-2000s.

Virtual events at Cornell include a lecture on challenges endangering freshwater fish, an conference on worker and community concerns in safely returning to work in New York City, an international linguistics meeting and an introduction to religious and spiritual life on campus.

Jeffrey Palmer, assistant professor of performing and media arts, has been nominated for an Emmy award for his film, “N. Scott Momaday: Words From a Bear,” as a part of PBS’ “American Masters” series.

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The Rural Humanities initiative has chosen “Rural Black Lives” as its theme for 2020-21, and its projects and programming will concentrate on the visibility of Black lives in rural central and western New York state.

Jonathan Culler, the Class of 1916 Professor of English and Comparative Literature, has been elected to membership in the British Academy.

The Warrior-Scholar Project offered seminars taught by Cornell faculty and writing instruction July 19-24 in an immersive summer college prep experience for 10 currently enlisted and former service members.