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Maria Cristina Garcia elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 12, 2017

Four faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Cornell faculty members Stephen Coate, María Cristina García, Suzanne Mettler and Fred Schneider have been elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

The 228 new academy members – accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and civic, business and philanthropic leaders – also include singer and philanthropist John Legend, actress Carol Burnett and mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani. They will be inducted Oct. 7 at a ceremony in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

“It is an honor to welcome this new class of exceptional women and men as part of our distinguished membership,” said Don Randel, former Cornell provost and chair of the academy’s board of directors. “Their talents and expertise will enrich the life of the academy and strengthen our capacity to spread knowledge and understanding in service to the nation.” Full story

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