Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum Grants

A total of $350,000 in funding is available to Cornell faculty through the new Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum (ICC) grant program. ICC grants will support projects which integrate international and cross-cultural concepts into the curriculum and expand opportunities for students to engage in meaningful international experiences.

Einaudi Center announces winners of 2014 Photo Competition

The Center has selected 3 winning and honored 10 others among the 50 photos submitted by Cornell graduate students studying or conducting research abroad.

President of Iceland: Green energy forges good business

Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, the president of Iceland, told a Cornell audience how his country remade itself from one of Europe’s poorest into one now financially and environmentally secure. The talk was part of the Einaudi Center's Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series.

Panelists Debate: "Will Democracy have Competitors in the 21st Century?"

On Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 5:00 PM in Schwartz Auditorium in Rockefeller Hall, celebrated public intellectual and Cornell alumnus Francis Fukuyama (’74) gave the keynote address at the international panel titled “Will Democracy Have Competitors in the 21st Century?” Responding to Fukuyama was John Mearsheimer (PhD ’80) of the University of Chicago, as well as Cornell's own Peter Katzenstein. The panel was moderated by Cornell historian Isabel Hull. Jointly organized by the Einaudi Center and the College of Arts and Sciences, this event was part of Cornell’s sesquicentennial celebration.

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Einaudi Center announces winners of Fall 2014 Seed and Small Grants

The Einaudi Center has awarded four seed grants and eight small grants to faculty representing six different Cornell colleges as part of the fall 2014 seed and small grant competitions. As part of Cornell's internationalization strategy, the seed and small grant programs have been significantly expanded.

Global Cornell: A Shared Vision

Global Cornell

At Cornell, we strive to educate our students for global citizenship - to instill a spirit of enquiry about our diverse global society and prepare them to live and work in an increasingly interdependent world. This document celebrates our successes to date and presents key priorities moving forward. We invite you to familiarize yourself with the international initiatives underway on Cornell’s campuses. And we hope you will join the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs in supporting our shared vision for a truly Global Cornell.

Cornell celebrates 2014 International Education Week

The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education are excited to announce the 15th annual celebration of International Education Week from November 17th to November 21nd. The Einaudi Center, its associated Programs, and many other campus units and groups supporting international studies and education will once again mark the week through talks, presentations, and activities both on and off campus. 

For more information and to download a special calendar go to https://einaudi.cornell.edu/node/10120.

Date: 
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, November 21, 2014 - 10:00pm

CMS: Associate Professor Ilana Feldman, George Washington University, “Punctuated Humanitarianism: Between the Catastrophic and the Cruddy in Gaza”

This talk explores Gaza's oscillating experiences between crisis and catastrophe (such as this summer's Israeli assault on the territory and its population) and chronic and cruddy conditions of need (produced by the long-term closure policy and slightly shorter-term blockade of the territory). It considers the complex place of humanitarian practice, language, and personnel in responding to these conditions.

Date: 
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 4:30pm

And Away We Go! -- Student Travel Grants

Short-term study abroad programs are an increasingly popular choice for Cornell undergraduates who want to have a meaningful international experience. By making a gift right now, you can help us make sure that every Cornell student has an equal chance to have a life-transforming, international experience.

Cornell celebrates 2014 International Education Week

The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education are excited to announce the 15th annual celebration of International Education Week from November 17th to November 21nd. The Einaudi Center, its associated Programs, and many other campus units and groups supporting international studies and education will once again mark the week through talks, presentations, and activities both on and off campus. For details, please see the International Education Events Calendar.

A key event will be the international panel on Tuesday at 5:00pm in Schwartz Auditorium in Rockefeller Hall on November 18, entitled “Will Democracy have Competitors in the 21st Century?" Celebrated intellectual and Cornell alumnus Francis Fukuyama will give the keynote address. Responding to Fukuyama will be John Mearsheimer, the international relations theorist, and as well as Cornell’s own, Peter Katzenstein. The debate will be moderated by Cornell historian Isabel Hull and jointly organized by the Einaudi Center and the College of Arts and Sciences.