Mathematical model that ‘changed everything’ turns 25

In 1998, Professor Steven Strogatz and then-student Duncan Watts, Ph.D. '97, published a model that launched the field of network science – the results of which are ubiquitous in today’s world. 

Baseball reveals that specialists excel after leaving comfort zones

Venturing out of one’s comfort zone to perform a task – and then performing poorly in that task, such as a baseball pitcher trying to hit – can lead to better performance when returning to one’s specialty, new research suggests.

Book catalogues consciousness from amoeba to human and beyond

Shimon Edelman traces the evolution of consciousness through his newest book, “The Consciousness Revolutions: From Amoeba Awareness to Human Emancipation.”

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Expertise, innovation, dedication: A&S faculty honored for exemplary teaching, advising

“Helping students realize their greatest potential is at the core of our mission in the College of Arts and Sciences. "

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Lipsky professorship extends legacy of ILR School leader

A gift to establish a new dispute resolution faculty professorship was made through the estate of an inseparable couple who shared their hearts with generations of ILRies.

Cornelia Ye award celebrates outstanding graduate achievements in teaching

Doctoral candidates Julia Nolte and Ewan Robinson are the 2022-23 recipients of the Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. The award recognizes two outstanding graduate teaching assistants (TAs), one domestic and one international, who have clearly demonstrated dedication and excellence in their teaching responsibilities.

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$2.5M in A&S New Frontier Grants supports bold projects

A $2.5 million grant will fund 13 research projects across the sciences, social sciences and humanities for novel investigations ranging from quantum computing to foreign policy development and from heritage forensics to effects of climate change.

Four honored for excellence in undergraduate advising

Three Cornell faculty members and a senior lecturer have been recognized with Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Awards for their sustained and distinguished contributions.

New Cornell certificate emphasizes dialogue in DEI

Dialogue for Change, a new Cornell certificate program, provides a fresh approach to DEI for team managers and supervisors, executives and all employees interested in building equitable cultures.

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