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' "Why" is never a bad word'Conor Hodges majored in American Studies, College Scholar Program, Government, History.
'Moments or periods of crisis also offer opportunities for renewal'Hassaan Bin Sabir is a government and history major.
NEH grants Cornell $750K to develop ‘Freedom’ databaseEd Baptist, professor of history in the College of Arts and Sciences, has received a $750,000 digital infrastructure grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support the development of the Freedom on the Move (FOTM) database. Launched in 2014, the database collects and compiles fugitive slave advertisements from 18th- and 19th-century U.S. newspapers.
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What are the most valuable skills you gained from your Arts & Sciences education? The most valuable skill Cornell has provided me is the understanding that learning is a process of questioning. You have to ask good questions, piercing questions, questions that get at the root of the issue you're trying to unpack and understand. This means denaturalizing received wisdom and so-called common sense. 'Why' is never a bad word.
— Conor Hodges American Studies, College Scholar Program, Government, History