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My goal ... is to show how big and beautiful and interesting math is. I want students to have a feeling of pleasure from understanding something at a deeper level, to have the feeling of 'Aha!' moments.

-Math Professor Steven Strogatz on his new course, Mathematical Explorations.

The fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago transformed the world. The good news is that the 22 new states that came into being by 1993 have survived, and the number of democracies in the region has increased over time. There is bad news as well … President Putin has dismantled democracy in Russia, annexed Ukrainian territory, and provided support for secessionist groups in Ukraine.  At the same time, while the Ukrainian government has lost control over its borders, it also faces extraordinary economic challenges.

-Valerie Bunce, professor of International Studies and Government, on the 25th anniversary of the dismantling of the Berlin Wall.

The fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago transformed the world. The good news is that the 22 new states that came into being by 1993 have survived, and the number of democracies in the region has increased over time. There is bad news as well … President Putin has dismantled democracy in Russia, annexed Ukrainian territory, and provided support for secessionist groups in Ukraine.  At the same time, while the Ukrainian government has lost control over its borders, it also faces extraordinary economic challenges.

-Valerie Bunce, professor of International Studies and Government at Cornell University, on the 25th anniversary of the dismantling of the Berlin Wall.

You can be smart in a whole bunch of different ways, but if you’re not smart about people, we’re not going to call you wise.

-Psychology Professor Thomas Gilovich.

A president simply can't manage multiple wars and pay attention to the economy … [his] party seems doomed to pay the price of the endless, costly cycle of wars that demand precious attention stolen from domestic policy implementation.

-Cornell Professor of Government Elizabeth Sanders, on the midterm election.

Those of us who lived through the 1980s remember how Americans responded to the AIDS crisis during the early years.

-History Professor Maria Cristina Garcia, on public response to US ebola cases.

Those of us who lived through the 1980s remember how Americans responded to the AIDS crisis during the early years.

-History Professor Maria Cristina Garcia, on public response to US ebola cases.

There is no question that the value of a degree from an institution like Cornell is worth an investment by students and families. A degree from Cornell will change a person’s life for the better. It will enhance economic possibilities, it will change opportunities, and it will enable a person to achieve his or her full potential.

-President-elect Elizabeth Garrett on the value of a college degree.

Superfoods are high in nutrients, high in antioxidants, very nutritious. However, if you have certain medical conditions or take certain medications … you [may] need to stay away from [them].

-Alissa Rumsey, registered dietitian, Weill Cornell Medical College.

Seek out and work with the smartest people in your field. You have an advantage here, since you are surrounded by smart people.

-– Michael Wagner ’86, a wealth management adviser for NFL coaches and professional athletes, in a speech to ILR students.
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