Choosing connection: Physics professor teaches Arab youth in Israel

Professor Yuval Grossman has been traveling to Israel to lead math and physics activities with young people in Arab villages since 2019. His most recent trip was in January.

Code Afrique returns to Ghana to share opportunities in tech

Ghana’s fledgling tech sector has a chicken-and-egg problem: To grow, it needs trained, local workers, but without existing job opportunities, students don’t pursue degrees in computer science.

Students to discuss navigating identities abroad

Panelists who have studied in countries ranging from Denmark to Singapore will speak about their perspectives on gender, sexuality, race and identities that impacted them while abroad during an upcoming global freedom of expression event.

Women entrepreneurs grow resources in Bangladesh

Feed the Future Insect-Resistant Eggplant Partnership program helps women in Bangladesh start plant nurseries and gain control over their finances.

Talk focuses on academic freedom post Oct. 7

On March 13, the Department of Near Eastern Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences will host “Academic Freedom and Middle East Scholars after Oct. 7,” one of Cornell’s Freedom of Expression theme year events.

Defying the Odds: Pedro X. Molina’s Delicate Achievement

Cartoonist Pedro X. Molina, currently a visiting critic in the Einaudi Center, challenges Nicaragua’s dictatorship with a daily cartoon. In 2023 he was honored with the Václav Havel International Prize for Creative Dissent.

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Daniel Baugh, ‘giant’ of British maritime history, dies at 92

Daniel A. Baugh, professor emeritus of history, died Feb. 9 at his home in Williamsburg, Virginia. He was 92.

Inaugural Schleifer Professor of Sustainability announced

Andrew Reid Bell will join the Department of Global Development at Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as the inaugural Schleifer Family Professor of Sustainability, effective July 1, 2024.

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Drug-resistant TB responds rapidly to bedaquiline-based therapy

Patients who have drug-resistant tuberculosis have a similar microbiological response to bedaquiline-based second-line medications as patients with drug-sensitive TB taking first-line regimens, according to researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine.