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Dean Barbara Knuth

Joint statement affirms support for DACA students

Three senior university officials spelled out policies on financial aid, admissions, and legal protection for students in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in a statement...

Bergmane and Pishchikova at roundtable

Video: Russia and its neighbors in the age of Trump

Kateryna Pishchikova (European Commission) and Una Bergmane (Einaudi Center) discuss Russia’s recent interactions with Ukraine and the Baltics, and speculate on President Putin’s global ambitions. 

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Travel grants take graduate students around the globe

Ninety-eight Cornell graduate and professional students will travel to 47 countries over the next year with support from the Einaudi Center's International Travel Grant Program.

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Audio: Ronnie Coffman on collaborations in sustainable agriculture

The director of international programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences joined a radio conversation prior to the Sustainability in Asia conference in Hong Kong. 

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Cornell ranked fourth in U.S. for international students

In its survey, College Factual compared the quality of life for international students at 1,183 U.S. colleges and universities. 

Iceberg in Ilulissat, Greenland

Contested terrain: Historian probes Earth’s polar regions

Former Einaudi Center postdoc Dawn Berry studies international policies on what has recently become a very hot area.

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Odette Lienau on the changing nature of legitimacy

Law professor and International Faculty Fellow studies international market rules and the underlying norms and principles that govern market behavior. 

Abigail C. Cohn, professor of linguistics in the College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty projects get global-at-home curriculum grants

Ten faculty-led projects are receiving approximately $170,000 through the Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum (ICC) grant program.

Naoto Kan with soldier

Former Japanese PM speaks about leading country through disaster

Naoto Kan was prime minister during the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster of 2011. His March 28 talk was part of the Einaudi Center's Distinguished Speaker Series. 

Shanghai skyline

CICER brings Cornell China scholars together

Founded in 2015, the Cornell Institute for China Economic Research supports research on economic growth in China and its impact on the world economy.

Natalie Mahowald

Cornell scientist tapped to help draft UN climate report

Natalie Mahowald, professor of earth and atmospheric sciences, will be a lead author on the “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius” by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

Asia from space

Cornell hosts Hong Kong sustainability conference

Cornell’s interdisciplinary expertise in global sustainability will be on display at April 6-7 meeting about research, engagement, and opportunities for collaboration.

Una Bergmane by the sea

Una Bergmane on memory, myth, Russia, Trump, and the power of words

Historian and Einaudi Center postdoc studies the use of myth and narrative in the struggle for power and influence. 

Student at sunset

Giving Day gifts energize Cornell's global commitment

University raises more than $6 million from more than 8,600 donors. 

Molly McNairy

Faculty fellow Molly McNairy takes on HIV care

The Weill Cornell physician and public health researcher looks to fill gaps in delivery in Africa, Haiti, and other resource-poor settings. 

Kaushik Basu

Kaushik Basu: Economics of climate change will affect world poverty

On March 6, the former chief economist of the World Bank delivered a lecture on “Inequality, Poverty and Climate" as part of the Perspectives on the Climate Change Challenge seminar. 

Mertha, right, meets King Norodom Sihamoni.

Government professor meets with Cambodia's king

Andrew Mertha, president of the Center for Khmer Studies, describes the rare opportunity of meeting the king of Cambodia, His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni on January 10.

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Cornell among top producers of Fulbright students and scholars

The university is tied for 10th among U.S. research institutions with six Fulbright Scholars and tied for 17th with 15 Fulbright Students. 

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Sociologist discusses fiction in capitalism

In his Distinguished Speaker Series lecture, Jens Beckert argued that fictional expectations about the economy are vital to an innovative capitalist society. 

Jens Beckert

Sociologist to speak on the impact of fictional futures on modern economies

On February 27, Jens Beckert, director of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, will discuss how fictional expectations drive modern economies or throw them into crisis.