When it comes to studying for their all-important baccalaureate exam, students in Cameroon are largely left to their own devices. Now a team of Cornell researchers wants to use those devices to help them prepare for the test.
The Community Learning and Service Partnership (CLASP) program – which pairs student mentors with Cornell staff members interested in honing their writing, math or computer skills or advancing other learning goals – received the 25th annual James A. Perkins Prize for Interracial and Intercultural Peace and Harmony.
"Africa is at a crossroads—and which road its leaders take will shape the lives of billions of people, not only in Africa but also beyond its borders. Often overlooked, population trends play a significant role in Sub-Saharan Africa’s chances for prosperity."
Creating the space for and allowing the Bolivarian Revolution to flourish is perhaps the most important achievement of Venezuela’s Chavista government — but can it survive the current crisis? Dario Azzellini, George Ciccarello-Maher and VA's Cira Pascual Marquina opine in this abridged ROAR compendium.
A new course that will be offered in Fall 2019 called “Just Food: Exploring the Modern Food System” will challenge students’ perceptions and deliver insights into both domestic and international food systems, tackling topics including food security, environmental stewardship, and equity in an era of climate change.