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Teaching assistant award winners encourage new perspectives on learning

The Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI) has selected doctoral students Giulia Andreoni and Vasilis Charisopoulos as recipients of the 2020-2021 Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.

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Roundtable to track authoritarian trends across Southeast Asia

In Authoritarianism and Democratic Backsliding in Southeast Asia – a virtual roundtable on April 15 at 8:00 p.m. ET – panelists will discuss how rising authoritarianism is reshaping politics in Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines.

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Award recipient builds Migrations community at Cornell

Migrations postdoctoral fellow Eleanor Paynter received the International Studies Association’s 2021 Lynne Rienner Publishers Award for Best Dissertation in Human Rights. Since arriving at Cornell last summer, Paynter has raised Migrations’ visibility on campus and beyond.

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Cornell to host virtual remembrance for COVID-19 losses

The university is hosting the “Cornell COVID-19 Service of Remembrance,” a virtual event that provides community members an opportunity to mourn losses, Monday, April 19, from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Space Tech Industry Day a convergence of research, business

Scientists, technologists and businesses will show how space will be explored in the years to come during the inaugural Space Tech Industry Day, a virtual symposium hosted by Cornell on April 23.

Helicopter to attempt first trip on Mars surface

The drone-like device “Ingenuity” will face the challenge of flying in an atmosphere only 1% as dense as the Earth’s surface, says Rob Sullivan, a member of the Mars 2020 mission.

Karolyi selected as new dean of SC Johnson College of Business

Andrew Karolyi, acting dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business since Kevin F. Hallock stepped down March 4, will serve as dean of the college for the remainder of Hallock’s term, Provost Michael Kotlikoff has announced.

Conversation to highlight ‘afterlife’ of mass incarceration

The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research will host a virtual conversation April 19 with University of Chicago sociologist Reuben Miller author of “Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration.”

Accepted Class of 2025 impresses during ‘a year like no other’

Cornell’s admitted class of 2025 – a class that applied to college during an unprecedented year interrupted by pandemic-related closures and quarantines – is an impressive one and its composition has set new levels of diversity for the university.