2015 Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum (ICC) Grant Awards

The Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs has awarded a total of $350,000 to 25 faculty projects designed to internationalize undergraduate teaching, learning, and research at Cornell. Successful proposals involve faculty and students across eight colleges and schools, who are working on projects worldwide. The ICC awards are administered by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and by Cornell Abroad.

Einaudi Center publishes new highlight flyer

The Einaudi Center published a new flyer featuring the 2014 highlights of the Center and its core international programs. Please contact us if you would like to receive a copy or click here to see the electronic version.

Second International Faculty Fellows cohort chosen

Fighting the spread of HIV around the world; studying how workplace restructuring affects European communications workers; exploring international law and international relations; and Asian foreign relations are among the scholarly priorities of Cornell’s second cohort of International Faculty Fellows.

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PACS: Andrew Preston, "The Blessings of Free Security"

Andrew Preston, Faculty of History, Cambridge University, will speak on "The Blessings of Free Security" at our weekly brown bag seminar.

Date: 
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm

Former ambassador addresses strains in U.S.-Russia relations

Michael McFaul, U.S. ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014, discussed tensions in the U.S.-Russia relationship on campus March 16 in the Henry E. and Nancy Horton Bartels World Affairs Fellowship lecture.

Media Coverage:

Cornell Daily Sun

Views diverge on U.S. Middle East policy in Lund Debate

One of the few consensus points reached between scholar Bassam Haddad and former ambassador Dennis Ross in the 2015 Lund Critical Debate was that America’s foreign policy responses to the Arab Spring have been far from successful.

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Global Profile: Andrea Bachner, International Faculty Fellow

“The Fellowship has created opportunities for me to become acquainted with the different programs of the Einaudi Center and to start networking with other faculty across different departments and colleges whose research is also international in scope. I would like to find ways of making my own courses visible to and relevant for students from across the disciplines, to allow them to see my courses as a kind of education in intercultural literacy – rather than as a just a Comparative Literature class.” – Andrea Bachner.

Application for Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Now Open

Applications are now being accepted for the October 2015-March 2017 Fulbright-Hays DDRA fellowship. The deadline for submitting applications is April 8, 2015.

IAD: Moving Targets: Shifting Ethical Standards in the Safari Hunting Industry (Richard Schroeder)

Richard Schroeder is Professor and Chair of Geography at Rutgers University. His training is centered in economic, cultural, and social geography; development studies; and African studies. He is particularly interested in questions of access and control over natural resources. He has a Ph.D. in Geography from University of California-Berkeley and an M.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Date: 
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Bartels World Affairs Fellowship Lecture: "A New Cold War? Explaining Russia's New Confrontation with the West"

Michael McFaul, Director of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University, Ambassador to Russia (2012-14).

Reception to follow in the foyer

 

Date: 
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 4:30pm