Vice Provost Wendy Wolford presented "The Elusive Plantation: Imagining Development in Mozambique" at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
After his family was forced to flee a government crackdown in Turkey, Florida State University sociologist Azat Gündoğan found a "lifeline" at Cornell as an International Institute of Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund fellow.
In November 2023, the Cornell-China Forum, hosted in Guangzhou, China, hCornell's research and commitment to addressing urgent global challenges and collaborations with a global scope, with Vice Provost Wolford delivering the opening remarks.
Azat Gündoğan is a former IIE-Scholar Rescue Fellow who was hosted in the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies. The resources and connections he built at Cornell helped him to land a job. Now, he is an assistant teaching professor in the University Honors Program at Florida State University.
For its work supporting international scholars whose work puts them at risk in their home countries, Cornell has been awarded the Institute of International Education’s Centennial Medal, which celebrates the achievements and leadership of individuals and institutions that have made important contributions to international education.
On October 9-10, academics from Queen Mary University of London and Cornell University met on the Queen Mary, Malta campus on the island of Gozo for a workshop on transnational migration.
N.K. Jemisin, award-winning fantasy author and critic, spoke at the Bartels World Affairs Lecture about building worlds, which is a perfect kick off to Cornell's new Global Grand Challenge: The Future.
Politics, Art, and Free Expression featured Afghan artist Sharifa “Elja” Sharifi, Nicaraguan political cartoonist Pedro X. Molina, and Khadija Monis ’24 an Afghan student, poet, and artist. The panel was moderated by Rachel Beatty Riedl, director of the Einaudi Center.
A Cornell-led project team – with Global Hubs partners in India, the U.K, Ghana and Singapore – has received a two-year $250,000 design grant from the National Science Foundation to bring more comfortable days and nights to homes everywhere.