Professor Jessica Chen Weiss, an expert on U.S.-China relations, was among the attendees of the dinner following President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s historic summit on Nov. 15 in San Francisco.
Optimists and ‘doomers’ are fighting over the direction of AI research – and those who want speed may have won this round, Sarah Kreps writes in an op-ed in The Guardian.
Differences of opinion about OpenAI’s “benefit of humanity” vision became more evident over recent months, says Sarah Kreps, professor of government and director of the Tech Policy Institute.
Argentines have voted to elect Javier Milei, economist and former TV pundit, as their next president, and Gustavo Flores-Macías weighs in.
Martin Shefter ’64, professor of government emeritus in the College of Arts and Sciences, died Nov. 3 in Ithaca. He was 79.
Journalists find themselves challenged by mistrust and polarization from both sources and audiences, according to experts at a recent panel as part of Cornell’s Freedom of Expression theme year.
This may be a once-in-a-century opportunity for peace, writes Uriel Abulof, visiting professor of government in the College of Arts and Sciences, in a Time opinion piece.
With President Joe Biden meeting face-to-face with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, on Wednesday, government professor Allen Carlson says a key factor will be how much the two heads of state are able to publicly agree to disagree.
Now in her third year as a doctoral student in government, Frances Cayton believes that growing her skills in Ukrainian is key to her dissertation in comparative politics.
Students interested in public service and government can learn more about their futures in the field at an event on November 15.
To kick off the 2023 First Generation Celebration Week, Student and Campus Life gathered insights and advice from first-gen students, alumni and staff.
A Nov. 16 talk sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the College of Arts and Sciences will shed light on the history of hate movements in the U.S.
Virginia voters flipped the House of Delegates to Democratic control, but this is not necessarily an indication of what’s to come nationally in 2024, says David Bateman.
The Government Department is hosting an in-person event featuring a conversation with individuals who have valuable advice to share on how to find for such an internship, whether in Washington, DC, elsewhere in the United States, or abroad, and what to expect when you do it. The event will include an audience Q&A, time to speak informally with panelists, and refreshments.
Which candidate can capture the votes of supporters of Patricia Bullrich, the mainstream conservative candidate?
On Nov. 14, NPR’s David Folkenflik ’91, Zubrow Distinguished Visiting Journalist, will moderate a panel of noted journalists and faculty to discuss “Free Press in a Free Society: U.S. Newsrooms on the Front Lines.”
The Department of Near Eastern Studies will offer “Understanding Events in Israel – Palestine” from 5-6:30 p.m. in Room 165 of McGraw Hall.
After years of planning, the Cornell Center for Social Sciences (CCSS) has moved into a newly renovated space in Clark Hall.
Prof. Bryn Rosenfeld comments on Poland’s Law and Justice party losing power.
Learn how Elizabeth Rene incorporates her interests in the U.S. legal system with American Studies' interdisciplinary curriculum.
The sense of collective shock in Israel is larger than after the surprise attack on the country which started the Yom Kippur War, says Uriel Abulof.
Reported violations of ethnic minority children’s rights by the Chinese government will be explored in a symposium Oct. 27.
We need to recognize and remember the mark made by Dianne Feinstein says professor Elizabeth Sanders, but it’s also time for older politicians to begin considering the length of their careers.
The center will connect and amplify the university’s research and scholarship around issues of racial injustice and inequality and its work to develop more just and equitable public policy.
Students can now minor in ASL, take advantage of an expanded set of upper-level classes, participate in a number of ASL events on campus and be part of an active student club.
Richard T. Clark comments on new Biden administration objectives for the World Bank.
Sarah Kreps: "Google's decision to require the disclosure of AI in political ads gestures toward the type of transparency and disclosure measures that research finds can backstop trust toward AI and those who use it."
Eighty-four students have been selected as National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) fellows in 2023, comprising the largest group of new fellows Cornell has ever fielded in one year.
Climate has gained priority, driven by bureaucrats who learn about its importance in highly vulnerable countries and then spread that knowledge.
Government Professor Nicolas van de Walle comments on the coup in Gabon, saying it's too soon to tell if it will undermine or help democracy.
Climate justice will be a priority across the Einaudi Center this year.
The grants helped 108 A&S students afford unpaid or minimally-paid summer positions.
Domestic and Global Politics of Police Violence
Rachel Bean, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor in the Department of Astronomy and senior associate dean for math and science, has been named interim A&S dean.
The College's Career Development staff have seen an increasing number of young alumni contacting career counselors for help.
The professorships are possible because of generous gifts from alumni, parents and friends.
Forty-three student scholars, including nine from Arts and Sciences, were honored at this year’s 35th Merrill Presidential Scholars ceremony on May 23.
The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability’s Academic Venture Fund will support 11 new projects across nine colleges; three include Arts & Sciences investigators.
Popularized in 2022 by Open AI’s ChatGPT, generative artificial intelligence threatens to undermine trust in democracies when misused, but may also be harnessed for public good.
A&S faculty members will delve into questions ranging from quantum computing to foreign policy development and from heritage forensics to effects of climate change.
This summer, 101 students in the College of Arts and Sciences will take part in groundbreaking research on campus with 61 faculty as part of the Nexus Scholars Program.
Aditi Hukerikar is a government and comparative literature major.
Prameela Kottapalli is a College Scholar, government & feminist, gender and sexuality studies major.
Researchers Sarah Kreps and Douglas Kriner surveyed residents of Italy who went unvaccinated, despite strong government policies and penalties.
Ideology in China is itself malleable, rather than a rigid cage that determines policy, government professor Jessica Chen Weiss writes in a New York Times opinion.
Angela Pan is majoring in government and China & Asia Pacific studies.
Zhiyuan Zhou is majoring in history, Asian studies, government & College Scholar.
Alexandria Kim is a government and Asian American studies major.
'My journey across humanities, social sciences and life sciences has equipped me with a variety of valuable skills.'
Jacqueline Allen is majoring in psychology, philosophy and government.
Yu Wen Lynn Hong is a government major.