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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.
2/10/2017 On February 10, 2017, Dean Knuth sent the letter below to all directors of graduate study and graduate field assistants conveying to faculty that the January 27, 2017 Executive Order from the Trump Administration banning entry in the United States for nationals from seven countries should not be a factor in graduate admissions decisions.  Read the full text below: Dear Directors of Graduate Studies and Graduate Field Assistants:
1/31/2017 Since our message on Saturday to all graduate students and President Rawlings' 

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3/22/2017

Combining genetic information from tumor cells with 3-D cell cultures grown from these tumors, and rapidly screening approved drugs, can identify the best treatment approaches in patients.

3/22/2017

Five student teams competed for the chance to win $25,000 March 18 as part of Hotel Ezra Cornell's seventh annual Hospitality Business Plan Competition. This year's winner was Team Natural Cuts.

3/22/2017

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, an exhibition exploring the history and significance of wedding dresses, runs through July 31 in the Human Ecology Building.

3/22/2017

Anabel's Grocery, under construction in Anabel Taylor Hall and scheduled to open in summer 2017, seeks to address student food access and food security.

3/22/2017

A new process developed by Laura Goodman uses nanoscale technology that can detect multiple pathogens in ticks at once.

3/22/2017

The astronomical meets gastronomical: While it resembles a chestnut or ravioli, the new Cassini spacecraft portrait of this extraterrestrial Rorschach is Saturn's small moon, Pan.

3/22/2017

Natalie Mahowald, professor of earth and atmospheric science, has been selected by the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as a lead author on a special global warming report.

3/22/2017

In his new book Timothy Campbell, professor of Romance studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, asks if gift-giving is a positive or negative force in modern culture.

3/21/2017

“Throughline,” a multimedia performance of music, poetry and image featuring four African-American women artists will be held Tuesday, March 28 in the Kiplinger Theater, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.

3/20/2017

Cornell's Senior Leaders Climate Action Group will host a public forum March 28 to discuss Options for Achieving a Carbon Neutral Campus by 2035 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Hotel Ithaca.