The Einaudi Center has awarded six seed grants and nine small grants to faculty, representing six different Cornell colleges; the grants are supported by the Global Cornell initiative through the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs.
Integrating a global perspective into every aspect of campus life was the subject of a recent daylong symposium with Cornell community members and guest keynote speakers relating recent successes, case studies, and challenges.
At the awards ceremony: Michael Macy, Yongren Shi, Laurie Damiani (representing Cornell’s Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs), Kaixiong Ye, and Zhenglong Gu
Kaixiong Ye and Yongren Shi are recent Cornell University recipients of the 2015 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad. The awards were presented at a ceremony at the Chinese Consulate-General in New York City in late April.
Hirokazu Miyazaki, new director of Einaudi Center at Cornell University
Hirokazu Miyazaki promises to work hard to strengthen the Einaudi Center’s function "as a cross-campus hub for Cornell’s interdisciplinary international research and education and to increase its national and international impact.”
U.S. and Indian students at the Nilgiris Field Learning Center
An interdisciplinary partnership between Cornell University and the Keystone Foundation brings together U.S. and Indian students at the Nilgiris Field Learning Center in southern India. During spring semester, students explore questions of sustainable environments and livelihoods. Funding is provided to the project by Cornell's Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs through an Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum grant.
Cornell student team interacts with children during a summer field trip to Haiti in 2014.
Centre d'Education Inclusif, a student-led, multidisciplinary, cross-campus project to build an inclusive school for Haitian earthquake survivors is engaged international learning at its best. The project is funded by a seed grant from the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies at Cornell.