A series of four lectures — two in the spring and two in the fall of 2024 — will focus on “Unmasking the CCP: History, Politics, and Society in Post-1949 China."Read more
The department of government offers students a variety of opportunities to engage with politics and political science, beginning in the classroom, with the chance to work one-on-one with faculty; by participating in internships, and by drawing on the department's ties with programs across the College of Arts and Sciences.
This year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture on Feb. 19 will focus on the importance of understanding and addressing systems of oppression and their impact on multiple identities, including race and gender.Read more
Meet some alums whose good works—from youth outreach to food drives—are being continued by a new generationRead more
President of El Salvador Nayib Bukele is on track to handedly win reelection on Sunday.Read more
This fifth cohort of Klarman Fellows is the largest since the program was launched in 2019.Read more
Four special guests, including Arts & Sciences alumni, will be honored at the Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference in Baltimore in February.Read more
Israeli prime minister Bibi Netanyahu is an impasse to Biden's "dream deal" approach to the Gaza crisis, says government scholar Uriel Abulof.Read more
Thirteen student-community projects received grants through the Community Partnership Funding Board’s latest round of funding. Their shared goal: to bring social justice to the community.Read more
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