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American Studies alum crosses U.S. on foot to support COVID-19 relief
Zachary Prizant ’18, MPS ’19, and his identical twin brother left May 21 from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, with the goal of crossing the continental United States on foot – running and hiking 3,000 miles – and finishing at the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City.
Pollack outlines new initiatives to promote racial justiceCornell President Martha E. Pollack sent the following message July 16:
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Student Spotlight: Michelle Fleurantin '17
An American Studies and Sociology double major, Michelle Fleurantin says Professor Sabine Haenni "was one of the most significant influencers of my Cornell education. Before taking her Introduction to American Studies course, I struggled to find a major that encapsulated my academic interests. She showed me how American Studies would provide me with an interdisciplinary education that would change my world view and prepare me to be a well-rounded problem-solver."
Click here to read more about Michelle, and explore the links below for more profiles of recent American Studies majors.
“Being an American Studies major has made me a much better student and a much better citizen.”
— Caroline Russ, Class of 2014