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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.

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1/12/2018

Mark Veich has been appointed vice provost for external affairs at Weill Cornell Medicine, effective Feb. 12.

1/11/2018

Immune cells that process food and bacterial antigens in the intestines control the intestinal population of fungi, according to a new study.

1/11/2018

Cornell University has extended its partnership to incorporate computer science instruction and opportunities for STEM engagement with Public Prep, a New York City nonprofit network.

1/11/2018

Lynden Archer, professor of chemical and biolomolecular engineering, is the new director of the Cornell Energy Systems Institute.

1/11/2018

More than 1,000 children from 32 participating area schools received gifts of clothing, toys and other items over winter break through the 2017 Elves Program, with an additional 16 children sponsored by staff from the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station at Geneva.

1/11/2018

John Canestaro, from the New York State Veterans Office, now is holding office hours on campus to help military veterans with their state and federal benefits.

1/11/2018

Cornell's Institute for the Social Sciences has awarded 14 small grants to researchers around the university working on solutions to 21st-century problems.

1/10/2018

Astronomers have found that the Cornell-discovered fast radio burst FRB 121102 – from 3 billion light years away – passes through magnetized plasma, causing the cosmic blasts to “shout and twist.”

1/10/2018

When some Colombian potato varieties are lightly grazed by a pest, the plants respond by growing larger tubers, at times doubling their yields.

1/10/2018

Tickets are now on sale through Feb. 8 for the Winter Employee Celebration for staff, faculty, retirees and their families. The event features athletics events, a Cornell community dinner and family bowling.