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This pieces highlights the cross-college research effort by Carol Anne Barsody, masters student in archaeology; Frederic Gleach, senior lecturer and curator of the Anthropology Collections; and Vanya Rohwer, curator of the birds and mammals at the Cornell Museum of Vertebrates, on the “mummy bird” that is part of the Anthropology Collections.

“It’s rare for a company that is not generating as much cash, or is generating only moderate amounts of cash, to have this amount of debt because you’ll starve the company of the ability to continue to hire engineers and seek out growth opportunities,” says Drew Pascarella, senior lecturer of finance.

Barry Strauss, professor of humanistic studies, writes this piece about the history of disinformation during war. 

“They’re trying to unwind a whole municipal government in five days,” says Eleanor Wilking, professor of law. “The details are not trivial.” 

“The death penalty is not the political issue it was 10, 15, 20 years ago,” says John H. Blume, professor of law and the director of the Cornell Death Penalty Project. 

Employers aren’t boosting wages enough to keep up with soaring prices. Erica Groshen, senior labor market advisor, says, “They don’t want to get too far ahead of inflation because it’s hard to dial that back.”  

“It was a wake-up call for those who were pooh-poohing the ability of that campaign and had been sitting back and saying, ‘we can’t organize anything big’,” says Kate Bronfenbrenner, senior lecturer in the ILR School.

Barry Strauss, professor of history and classics, writes this analysis about peace talks between Russia and Ukraine. 

“The gender revolution has stalled, and women remain economically vulnerable,” says Kelly Musick, professor of public policy and a lead author of the study. “Across groups, wives become more financially dependent on their husbands after parenthood.” 

Deciphering corporate climate pledges is “not as easy as calories on a package — where we can look at two packages in the grocery store and say this one’s got fewer calories and make a decision,” says Glen Dowell, professor of management and organizations. 

Rachel Beatty Riedl, director of the Einaudi Center for International Studies; Eleanor Paynter, postdoctoral associate with the Einaudi Center; and Christa Kuntzelman, doctoral candidate in political science at Northwestern University, write this piece about the U.K.’s new migration program. 

Anthony Ingraffea, professor of engineering emeritus, and Robert Howarth, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, write this opinion piece about the impact liquified natural gas has on the environment.