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Language teachers at fair table

Conference to explore new Southeast Asian language pedagogies

Instructors of Burmese, Indonesian, Khmer, Filipino (Tagalog), Thai, and Vietnamese from across the U.S. will gather at Cornell Sept. 8-10.

Basu teaching

New semester packed with international events

With everything from films and readings to workshops and debates, the Fall 2017 semester is full of opportunities to learn, think, and talk about the world. 

Azat Gundogan on Uris Hall terrace

Center and Cornell provide refuge for scholars at risk

Cornell community extends a hand to academics who face violence or persecution in their home countries. 

David Holmberg portrait

David Holmberg takes over as Fulbright adviser

The anthropologist and Nepal specialist replaces emeritus professor Gil Levine, who assisted students for 20 years.  

Maggy Holly in Malaysia

Fulbright awardees set off for global destinations

Fourteen Cornell students and recent alumni receive grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

2016 International Fair

At International Fair, a world of possibilities on display

The event, at Uris Hall on August 30 from 11:30 to 2:00, showcases the many options for students to internationalize their Cornell experience on campus and abroad. 

Students at EISS 2017

At summer institute, global scholars study English and more

Now in its 14th year, the English for International Students and Scholars summer course not only teaches language, but also culture, norms, and expectations.

Student on Great Wall of China

Students conduct research in Asia with travel grants

Six grants from the Department of Asian Studies support projects on topics from fencing to trauma.

IDP conferees at table

Conference explores best practices in intergroup dialogue

The annual meeting of the Einaudi Center-supported group drew about 130 participants from 37 institutions to campus. 

Gertrude with teachers at ISSI 2017

Cornell co-hosts workshop on refugees in the classroom

Two-day meeting was designed to help K-12 teachers understand the needs of refugee students and cope with rising intolerance. 

Hiro Miyazaki at podium

Conference keynotes highlight Cornell's partnerships in Asia

Talks by Hiro Miyazaki of the Einaudi Center, David Lodge of the Atkinson Center, and Ronnie Coffman of IP-CALS describe collaborative sustainability efforts.  

Kaushik Basu

Kaushik Basu begins term as head of International Economic Association

The C. Marks Professor of International Studies recently returned to Cornell after serving as Chief Economist at the World Bank. 

Energy road sign graphic

Winners announced for 2017 "Imagining Energy Futures" competition

Students Reade Otto-Moudry, Kayla Aulenback, and Ashley Herzig take first prize for their story "Underground: Project Gaia." 

refugee quilt

Workshop: Teaching about refugees in a global context

The 2017 International Studies Summer Institute for K-12 educators and pre-service teachers takes place at Syracuse University on June 26–27. 

Immigration panel on stage

Faculty panelists discuss immigration reform in America

The June 10 reunion roundtable was co-organized by the Einaudi Center and Cornell Mosaic. 

Ravi Kanbur

Commentary: The World Bank in the era of Trump

Ravi Kanbur, the T. H. Lee Professor of World Affairs at Cornell, maps out a role for the bank in an essay for the Centre for Economic Policy Research. 

IAEA experts at Fukushima

Working group calls for citizen voice in planning for nuclear disasters

A joint working group of the Einaudi Center and Meridian 180 proposes a new transnational forum at an expert briefing in Brussels. 

Catherine Reyes-Housholder

Fulbright-Hays fellowship leads to national dissertation award

Catherine Reyes-Housholder (PhD GOVT '17) won the 2017 Best Dissertation Award from the American Political Science Association's Women and Politics section. 

Naoto Kan at lectern

Video: "The truth about the nuclear disaster in Fukushima"

Former Japanese prime minister Naoto Kan delivers a Distinguished Speaker Series lecture before a packed house at Statler Auditorium on March 28, 2017. 

Migrants on train roof

Faculty panel to evaluate immigration policy under Trump

The June 10 alumni weekend roundtable features Sergio Garcia-Rios (government and Latino studies), Shannon Marie Gleeson (labor relations, law, and history), and Stephen Yale-Loehr (immigration law...