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"The resurgence of the Taliban poses renewed threats to the Hazaras, characterized by escalated violence, discrimination, and isolation," writes visiting scholar Tawab Danish.

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The Einaudi Center's first-ever Undergraduate Global Scholars are writers, artists, and researchers with a common goal – to speak up for global free speech.

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Beyond Borders celebrates Cornell’s history of international engagement and campus diversity—from the university’s founding to today.

From a sociologist accused of treason to a political cartoonist to an Afghan artist, displaced scholars fleeing conflicts in their home countries have found refuge at Cornell, which has hosted more Institute of International Education scholar and artist fellows than any other university in the world. 

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Eugene Nikiforovich, a fluid mechanics expert from Ukraine, researches geothermal energy and its properties—work he has been able to continue with support from Cornell since leaving Kyiv two years ago.

Afghan visual artist and scholar Sharifa “Elja” Sharifi fled Afghanistan in September 2021, a month after the Taliban seized control. She found a new beginning at Cornell's Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, where she has been able to continue her work over the past two years.

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Vice provost for international affairs Wendy Wolford and a Global Cornell delegation visited Asia in April. The trip began in Seoul, South Korea, for this year's Asia-Pacific Leadership Conference before the team traveled to India to meet with Cornell alumni and partners.

Funding from a 2022 Global Cornell International Cornell Curriculum (ICC) Development Grant provided Cornell and USFQ faculty the opportunity to pilot a bilateral exchange course.

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McKenzie Carrier ’24, a Laidlaw scholar and undergraduate Migrations scholar, and Margot Treadwell ’24, an international relations minor, will both be assigned to the endowment’s Democracy, Conflict, and Governance program.

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"Cornell’s international students and scholars bring global cultures, diverse perspectives and immense intellectual energy to campus," said Martha E. Pollack.

With many Cornell alumni coming from the Asia-Pacific region, Pollack visited Seoul, South Korea, for the university's 2024 Asia-Pacific Leadership Conference between April 5 and 7.

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