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4/10/2017 On March 13-15, the Graduate School and the Cornell BEST Program partnered to bring 27 doctoral students and candidates from a range of fields to Washington, D.C. for the Non-Academic Career Explorations symposium, a multi-day event featuring panels and networking opportunities between Cornell graduate students and alumni of Cornell and Georgetown who represented a range of disciplines and non-academic employment sectors.
3/21/2017 The Council of Graduate Schools has issued a statement regarding the proposed elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Cornell’s Graduate School is a member of the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS), and Senior Vice Provost and Dean Barbara Knuth is a past chair of the board of directors of CGS.
3/7/2017 On Monday, March 6, President Trump signed a new executive order that makes a number of changes to his January 27 directive, later blocked by courts, that temporarily banned entry for nationals from seven predominately Muslim countries. Importantly, the new order does not affect nationals from Iraq, focusing on nationals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.
3/7/2017 Front row, L to R: Katherine Quinn, Gwendolyn Beacham, Jocienne Nelson, Lorien Hayden, Michelle Kelley; Back row, L to R: Natalie Hofmeister, Aubrie James, Lauren McLeod. The Cornell chapter of Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) has received a $5,000 grant from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) for its project Empowering Women in STEM to Lead Through Inclusive Practice and Community Building.

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4/24/2017

Baltimore, a play by Kirsten Greenidge that runs April 28 to May 6 at the Schwartz Center, references the Ferguson riots, the Black Lives Matter movement and the deaths of Trayvon Martin and others.

4/24/2017

Students offered feedback and asked questions about the College of Arts and Sciences' proposed curriculum changes at a student-led forum in Uris Hall auditorium April 19.

4/24/2017

The Cornell Natural Dye Garden, supported by a crowdfunding campaign, will produce a variety of colors for textiles that come from the natural world and have a lower environmental impact.

4/21/2017

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack stopped by the Student Assembly meeting in Willard Straight Hall April 20, her fourth day in office, making brief remarks before taking questions for about a half hour on a multitude of topics.

4/20/2017

Events on campus this week include a celebration of poetry and languages, Yamatai's Pulse concert and Rhythms of China, avant-garde filmmaker Ken Jacobs and a lecture on the history of Polish Jews.

4/20/2017

On Saturday, April 22, the Cornell Institute for Fashion and Fiber Innovation will host its 2017 symposium, a conversation on the most recent advances and developments in wearable technology.

4/20/2017

A new Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows Program encompassing all research disciplines at the university will appoint its first six fellows during the 2017-2018 academic year.

4/20/2017

The Theory Reading Group is hosting a conference at Cornell, Listening to Trauma, April 27-28, on Cathy Caruth's influential book, Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative, and History.

4/20/2017

On/By Black Women/Black Girls, a symposium April 21-22 at the Africana Studies and Research Center, gathers scholars, artists, activists and youths for discussion, poetry and films.

4/20/2017

The new theory proposes that vegetarianism is an identity, not just a series of decisions about what to eat. A Cornell undergraduate and his academic adviser came up with the new way to think about vegetarianism.