International OK shapes public perceptions of drone warfare

Armed drone strikes earn more public support and legitimacy when they have approval from international organizations, according to a survey conducted by Cornell researchers.

For dissident writer, the fight for Russia’s future is personal

Dmitry Bykov, one of Russia’s best-known public intellectuals, is a visiting critic in the Institute for European Studies, and will be engaging with Cornell faculty and students and completing several writing projects. His satirical poems and political commentaries often take aim at President Vladimir Putin, and have gotten him in trouble.

Study Away helped Cornell students forge, keep connections

Study Away, a residential option created by Global Cornell for international students who could not travel to campus, has helped many fight isolation and build a sense of belonging at Cornell.

Russian trolls tried to distract voters with music tweets in 2016

The research shows Russia applied the tactics it uses on its own people to try to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign; the work has implications for the 2022 midterm elections.

Experts to weigh in on emerging foreign policy threats

Three top experts with an array of diplomatic, foreign policy and academic experiences will discuss emerging threats to U.S. foreign policy at an event organized by the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy.

Around Cornell

After ‘mama,’ children’s first words include ‘this’ and ‘that’

Children’s strong drive to share attention has similar effects on language learning across cultures, finds the largest study of early vocabulary development in an Indigenous language.

Student grants serve communities from New York to Ethiopia

Students aim to reduce aviation emissions, support farmworkers and improve a New York animal shelter with the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement’s Serve in Place awards.

Family, friends recall Frank H.T. Rhodes’ warmth and grace

More than two years after the death of Frank H.T. Rhodes – Cornell’s ninth president, beloved for his leadership and eloquence – his family and friends gathered March 26 to celebrate his life.

Recent grads on a mission to support Ukraine

Mark Kreynovich ’19, who was born in Ukraine, and Dillon Carroll ’20 are bringing medical and other supplies to Ukraine, translating, and coordinating housing for refugees.