A new agreement effectively sets a date for Cornell University to reach President David Skorton’s goal for 50 percent of students to study or have meaningful educational experiences abroad: 2020. Cornell and more than 150 higher education institutions from 41 U.S. states have signed the Generation Study Abroad Commitment, a five-year initiative to double the number of U.S. college students studying abroad.
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Cornell faculty and students discussed the transformative potential of educational and research experiences abroad and global-oriented learning goals during a daylong symposium, “What Constitutes a Meaningful International Experience?” Feb. 10 on campus.
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The Einaudi Center’s biannual faculty seed grant and small grant programs which are designed to advance international research and education at Cornell and to support international conferences and events respectively, have been significantly expanded as part of Cornell’s internationalization strategy.
Fredrik Logevall, the John S. Knight Professor of International Studies, Professor of History, and director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, has been awarded the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for History, the 2013 Parkman Prize of the Society of American Historians and the 2013 Arthur Ross Book Award for his book Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam. The book was also named a best book of the year by the Washington Post and the Christian Science Monitor.
WHAT CONSTITUTES A MEANINGFUL INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE?
February 10, 2014
On Tuesday, April 29th, at 4:30PM in Lewis Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall, Douglas Rutzen, President and CEO of the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, will give a talk entitled "Defending Civil Society and Peaceful Protest Around the World." The talk is part of the Einaudi Center's ongoing Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series and cosponsored by the Cornell Law School.
Douglas Rutzen is President and CEO of the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL), which has worked in over 100 countries to develop the legal framework for civil society, public
On Thursday, March 27th, at 4:30PM in Lewis Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall, Andrew C. Weber, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs, will give a talk entitled "Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction." The talk is part of the Einaudi Center's ongoing Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series.
The Einaudi Center, in collaboration with the Cornell Career Services and the Graduate School, is pleased to announce the schedule of Spring 2014 information sessions on funding for international studies research.
The spring series includes an overview of funding opportunities for graduate international research, advice for proposal writing, and special sessions for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and the Fulbright-Hays Program.
Matthew Evangelista, the President White Professor of History and Political Science, moderated the 2013 Lund Critical Debate on drone attacks and international law Nov. 21.
Debaters Michael W. Lewis, professor of law at Ohio Northern University, and Mary Ellen O'Connell, professor of law and international dispute resolution at the University of Notre Dame, focused on the issues and controversies surrounding the use of drone technology for "targeted killings." Jens Ohlin, professor of law in the Cornell Law School, joined the debate as a discussant.
Cornell faculty, visiting fellows, graduate students and Ithaca community members are exposing Ithaca-area K-12 students to languages and cultures in hopes of stimulating students’ interest in studying foreign languages – including Japanese, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Mandarin, Korean, Macedonian, Burmese, Tagalog, Tibetan, Polish, Turkish, Armenian and Swahili.
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