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Carol Anne Barsody, a master’s student in archaeology, is working with electrical and computer engineering student Jack Defay ’22 to create a 3D model of a mummified bird from Cornell’s Anthropology Collections – one of several interdisciplinary collaborations that Barsody has undertaken to research this ancient artifact. Read the article in the Cornell Chronicle.

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Andrea Stevenson Won, an assistant professor and director of the Virtual Embodiment Lab, comments on Meta's purchase of virtual reality company Oculus in 2014. 

“There is no neat, tidy explanation” for the early-pay disparities, said Francine Blau, a Cornell University labor economist.

Research scientist Tommy Urban and a team of archaeologists have discovered 88 fossilized human footprints in Utah, likely dating back 12,000 years.

“Simply lifting bans on multifamily housing may not actually create more housing options,” says Sara Bronin, professor of city & regional planning and adjunct professor of law. “These zoning requirements kill housing by a thousand cuts.” 

Tommy Urban, visiting scholar in classics, discusses his and his colleagues’ recent discovery of a set of 12,000-year-old prints in the military’s Utah Test and Training Range. 

“In the end, one would hope that the Speaker has made her point and will be restrained in speaking directly about independence while in Taiwan … while China w