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New Cornell-led research analyzes the notion of “swing” voters and develops a more general approach to identifying “pivotal components,” which are applicable to a wide range of systems.

An online exhibit showcases the work of students in Ernesto Bassi’s Atlantic Travelers course, who researched the experiences of travelers who crossed the Atlantic Ocean between 1492 and the 19th century.

Two undergraduate students and six graduate students began studies and projects June 2 as part of the first summer practicum in the Rural Humanities scholarly initiative funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Sandra Babcock, clinical professor at Cornell Law School, and Jon McKenzie, professor of practice in the Department of English, have been named 2020 Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellows in Service Learning.

Virtual events at Cornell include Virtual Reunion 2020, a Johnson Museum tour for 4-H students, a COVID-19 public policy discussion and a town hall featuring former Congressman Barney Frank and MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle.

The creativity of Cornell undergraduates is on full display in their end-of-semester projects for the Myth and Religion in Mesopotamia course taught by Jonathan Tenney, assistant professor of Near Eastern studies.

Matthew Velasco, assistant professor of anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a 2020 Career Enhancement Fellow by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

Virtual events at Cornell include a panel on COVID-19's medical and socio-economic impacts in Africa; a play and live Q&A marking the Southeast Asia Program's 70th anniversary; student art on display from New York City and beyond; and a live concert presented by Bound for Glory.

Emeritus professor of art Kay WalkingStick has been elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.