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Cornell Perspectives: Hopelessness as luxury in Jerusalem

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 9:09am
Christine Leuenberger, senior lecturer in the Department of Science and Technology Studies, reports on spending summer 2014 in Jerusalem.
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Law students write handbook on Zambia juvenile justice

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 4:09pm
Cornell Law School students have written the Handbook on Juvenile Law in Zambia," the first-ever practice guide on Zambian juvenile law.
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Nutrition professionals worldwide crave info via MOOCs

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:09pm
For massive open online courses, or MOOCs, that help dieticians and nutritionists around the world understand the latest research, course completion rates more than double that of normal MOOC fare.
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David Lee named first Provost's Fellow for Internationalization

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 5:09pm
David R. Lee, professor in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, has been named the first Provost’s Fellow for Internationalization.
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Bartels Fellow Hans Rosling finds hope in numbers

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 3:09pm
Bartels World Affairs Fellow Hans Rosling delivered a lecture on campus Sept. 9 that found hope for the future of the planet in statistics.
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Study tracks who dengue-carrying mosquitoes bite

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 4:09pm
Most of the people bitten by dengue fever-transmitting mosquitoes in four Thai villages weren’t residents, but visitors, a finding that provides new clues about the spread of the dengue virus.
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Book uncovers challenges for Indonesian mine

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 5:09pm
The new book by anthropologist Marina Welker is an ethnographic study of the Denver-based Newmont Mining Corp. and its Batu Hijau Copper and Gold Mine in Sumbawa, Indonesia.
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Kimes to explore 'virtual teams' as Menschel Teaching Fellow

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:09pm
Professor of service operations management Sherri Kimes is developing a project to "give students a virtual international experience” as Cornell's newest Menschel Distinguished Teaching Fellow.
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Gender studies goes underground at dig in Israel

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:09pm
Students from a spring Gender Archaeology class joined instructors Lauren and Chris Monroe along with Israeli students and faculty at a new dig site in Israel over the summer.
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New Cornell Alliance for Science gets $5.6 million grant

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:08am
With $5.6 million the Gates Foundation, the Cornell Alliance for Science will help inform decision-makers and consumers effectively communicate how agricultural technology works and its potential impacts.
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Global warming culprit-nations likely to change by 2030

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:07pm
While developed countries have long been blamed for Earth’s rising greenhouse gas emissions, Cornell researchers now predict when developing countries will contribute more to climate change than advanced societies: 2030.
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Summer course trains experts in WHO policies

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 4:07pm
Experts are at Cornell July 7-18 for training in World Health Organization procedures to inform WHO’s recommendations for nutrition and public health policy.
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Pest attacks can lead to bigger crop yields

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 3:06pm
Researchers are studying how to harness potato plants’ natural response to environmental stress to develop a sustainable pest control strategy that increases crop yields and reduces insect damage.
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Atkinson Center awards $1.4 million to new projects

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 3:06pm
Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future gives $1.4 million from their Academic Venture Fund to 12 new scientific projects. The awards were culled from a record-setting 49 proposals.
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Johnson to offer bilingual MBAs with Chinese university

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 4:06pm
The only dual MBA program to be offered in English and Mandarin will launch next year in a partnership between Johnson and China's Tsinghua University.
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