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PMA students, faculty tell stories of life during pandemic

Students working with faculty and staff in the Department of Performing and Media Arts have created nine short films exploring life at Cornell in the time of COVID-19. “Off-Campus/On Screen” will be shown online Dec. 18-20.

‘Di Linke’ webinar series explores history of Jewish Left

The Jewish Studies Program will host “Di Linke: The Yiddish Immigrant Left from Popular Front to Cold War,” a six-webinar conference exploring the complex history of the Jewish People’s Fraternal Order.

Indigenous methods focus of new conflict-resolution program

The new ILR Hopi & Navajo Mediation Engaged Learning Program will introduce students from the ILR School to the dispute resolution processes used by the Hopi and Navajo nations in Arizona and New Mexico.

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CALS welcomes 13 new faculty members

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences welcomed 13 new faculty members this fall, advancing the college’s commitment to pursuing purpose-driven science and improving people’s lives.

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Anti-hazing efforts to honor Antonio Tsialas ’23

In memory of Antonio Tsialas ’23 and to honor his legacy of leadership and integrity, Cornell will establish the Antonio Tsialas ’23 Leadership Scholarship.

Lund Critical Debate to examine global policing, social justice

This year’s Lund Critical Debate, “The Police and the Public: Global Perspectives,” hosted by the Einaudi Center, will explore the contested ground between social justice and security, and weigh strategies for conflict resolution.

Phones show location's real-time impact on health

Employing an innovative research method that used smartphones to collect location and real-time survey data, sociologist Erin York Cornwell examined how everyday social environments may contribute to short- and long-term health changes.

American history scholar Richard Polenberg dies at 83

Richard “Dick” Polenberg, the Marie Underhill Noll Professor of History Emeritus who taught at Cornell for more than 45 years, died Nov. 26 in Ithaca. He was 83.

A.D. White Professor-at-Large nominations due Dec. 11

Cornell faculty have until Friday, Dec. 11, to submit nominations for the A.D. White Professors-at-Large Program, specifically in the areas of humanities, life sciences and physical sciences.