5/22/2017 Seven graduate students and one faculty member were recognized for their contributions to the community at the Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Spring Recognition Banquet on May 12. Hosted by the Graduate School, the Banquet celebrates the close of the academic year and recognizes diverse graduate and professional degree students for their academic, professional, and service related achievements.
4/17/2017 Nine doctoral candidates and one postdoctoral associate at Cornell were recently inducted into the Cornell chapter of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society.
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.