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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' 
1/30/2017 We understand that the rapid-fire news regarding the actions and potential plans of the new U.S. administration in Washington DC regarding immigration and visa issues, health care, the temporary freezing of new grants from some federal agencies, and other rumored actions may be creating uncertainty and causing stress for you.  
11/17/2016 EEB and NBB to Host Ph.D. Diversity and Inclusion Recruitment Weekend in Spring 2017 Apply to participate by December 1, 2016

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1/19/2018

Two Computing and Information Science doctoral students are among 10 elite students to win 2018-19 Microsoft Ph.D. Fellowships.

1/19/2018

Development and testing by engineering professor Larry Bonassar and his group helped a New England biomedical firm land an $87 million contract to distribute their product in Japan.

1/18/2018

In wake of U.S. court's preliminary injunction regarding the DACA program, the university has extended its financial assistance program for students who must apply for status extensions.  

1/18/2018

Margaret McFadden Carney, B.Arch. ’81, has been named the university architect for Cornell, announced Rick Burgess, vice president for infrastructure, properties and planning. She will begin Feb. 5.

1/18/2018

Ryan Lombardi, vice president for student and campus life, says that Cornell is committed to enhancing its staffing levels and continuing to invest in its comprehensive approach to student well-being, campus health and safety.

1/18/2018

Events this week include both "Blade Runner" films; pianists Xak Bjerken and Mike Lee; Paul Cerra on design for climate change; and a survey of drawings at the Johnson Museum.

1/17/2018

"Therapy as Performance,” a new interdisciplinary series premiering Jan. 19 at The Cherry Artspace in Ithaca.

1/17/2018

A new Cornell paper in the Journal of Wildlife Diseases describes the first documented case of canine distemper virus in a wild Amur leopard.

1/17/2018

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit proposals for 2018 awards to digitize collections for teaching and research.

1/17/2018

New research shows that babies organize mothers’ verbal responses, which promotes more effective language instruction, and babbling is key.