When there’s an “I” in history

Enzo Traverso critiques a new trend in historical writing, in which historians place themselves in their books, framing their accounts of history as first-person investigations and revealing emotional ties to their subjects.

New Working at Cornell Website Launching in February

A new Working at Cornell (HR) website is launching on February 13 with a fresh, clean look and lots of user-friendly improvements and new features.

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A&S welcomes 10 new Klarman Fellows to expanded program

Ten exceptional early-career scholars will join the College of Arts and Sciences this year as recipients of Klarman Postdoctoral Fellowships, enabling them to pursue leading-edge research in the sciences, social sciences and humanities.

Twelve faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Twelve Cornell and Weill Cornell Medicine faculty members – six of whom are also Cornell alumni – have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

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Making a ‘big’ difference in youth lives

January is National Mentoring Month: Meet three Cornell staff members mentoring local youth through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ithaca and Tompkins County.

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Bartels Awards honor custodians for excellence, dedication

The event, held Dec. 20, recognized the six award recipients and the nearly 400 building care professionals who create a safe, clean environment throughout the Ithaca campus.

Mary Loeffelholz named School of Continuing Education dean

Mary Loeffelholz, former dean of the College of Professional Studies and a professor of English at Northeastern University, will serve as the next dean of the School of Continuing Education.

Curtis Cole is named inaugural chief global information officer

Cole, M.D. ’94, is the assistant vice provost for information services and chief information officer at Weill Cornell Medicine. He will begin his new role Jan. 1, 2023.

Drew Harvell named US Science Envoy by State Department

Drew Harvell, professor emerita of ecology and evolutionary biology who studies sustainable marine biodiversity, is one of seven U.S. researchers named 2023 U.S. Science Envoys by the Department of State.

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