Symposium explores broadening Cornell's global curriculum

Faculty, students and administrators discussed global experiences, opportunities and challenges on campus and abroad at a recent symposium on Internationalizing the Curriculum at Cornell.

Faculty panel to discuss U.S. foreign policy as part of Cornell Reunion

On Friday, June 5th, 2015 at 1:00PM in Lewis Auditorium in Goldwin Smith Hall, the Einaudi Center will be hosting its annual reunion weekend panel discussion on "America and the World: A Current Events Roundtable." This year's panel with distinguished Cornell faculty will consist of Thomas Pepinsky, Associate Professor of Government; Jens David Ohlin, Professor of Law; and M. Elizabeth Sanders, Professor of Government.

Einaudi Center announces Spring 2015 winners of Seed and Small Grant competition

The Einaudi Center has awarded six seed grants and nine small grants to faculty, representing six different Cornell colleges as part of the Spring 2015 seed and small grant competitions. As part of Cornell’s internationalization strategy, the seed and small grant programs have been significantly expanded.

"A New Era in U.S.-Cuban Relations"

On May 4, 2015, in G10 Biotech, from 12:15pm–1:45pm, Dr. Isel Pascual Alonso, Dean of International Relations of the University of Havana and Professor of Biology, will give a keynote talk on potential opportunities for academic exchanges and research collaborations with Cuba. Several Cornell faculty, including Professors Ken Roberts (Government), Gustavo Flores-Macias (Government), and Timothy DeVoogd (Psychology, and Director of the Latin American Studies Program) will comment on Pascual’s remarks as well as their own experiences.

Date: 
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm

Graduate Student Travel Grants Announced

The Einaudi Center funded 100 international research travel grants for graduate students totaling $134,360. The Graduate Student Travel Grant program provides support for conducting short-term research and/or fieldwork in countries outside the United States between April 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016.

The increase in funding is related to the infusion of internationalization funds, made available through the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs. The students came from a variety of fields. Most students (40%) are headed to Asia. A sizable number are traveling to Latin America (23%), Europe (20%), Africa (13%), Australia (2%), and the Near East (2%) respectively. 

Undergraduate Student Travel Grant Course Awards Announced

The Einaudi Center announced the second annual Undergraduate Student Travel Grant program. This grant program is funded by internationalization funds from the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs. The grant will help to fund student travel to a number of countries, associated with the course of study the student has undertaken. This year, $227,000 were awarded to 21 undergraduate courses which were nominated by the members of Internationalization Council.

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

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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