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9/24/2015 Jan Allen, associate dean for academic and student affairs at the Graduate School, speaks at the 2015 Graduate School National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Reception. By Daniel Aloi
9/14/2015 Keynote speaker, Diana Hernandez, and Graduate School Associate Dean for Inclusion and Student Engagement, Sara Xayarath Hernandez What do successful students do differently in graduate school?  This summer, Cornell hosted a symposium that aimed to answer that question and help students chart a successful transition and progression through their degree programs.
5/15/2015 The Graduate School has announced that Cornell’s stipend rates will increase by 2.3 percent in the 2015-16 academic year for teaching assistants (TAs), research assistants (RAs), graduate research assistants (GRAs) and graduate fellowships. Minimum stipends for the nine-month academic year will be $24,010 for GRAs and RAs and $24,658 for TAs. Fellowship stipends range from $24,658 to $28,430 depending on academic discipline.
5/5/2015 “Microbes surround our lives,” began Ph.D. student FoSheng Hsu in his Three Minute Thesis presentation on his research into Ligonella, a "bad" bacteria that is able to disguise itself in the human body. The reaction from the crowd and the combined scores of four judges signaled Hsu’s success, and he was awarded the first-place ($1500) in Cornell Graduate School's first annual Three Minute Thesis, or 3MT, competition.  Hsu also received the People's Choice Award ($500) by vote of the 100 people in the audience.

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5/25/2017

Ahmed Ahmed’s ’17 life story is a remarkable tale of a young man who combined hard work with inspiration and guidance from others to grow as a person, from a refugee to a Rhodes scholar.

5/25/2017

A panel of deans from the nation’s top colleges told prospective MBA students May 20 that a master's degree in business administration offers the best return on investment among advanced degrees.

5/25/2017

The Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life announced that Alpha Xi Delta fraternity has been placed on probationary status for a year.

5/25/2017

More than two dozen Himalayan scholars gathered at Cornell last month to chart a way through a political and economic landscape that is increasingly hostile to area studies.

5/25/2017

At the 21st annual Staff Graduate Reception May 23, President Martha E. Pollack recognized two staff members receiving a Ph.D., 23 receiving a master's degree, and one a Bachelor of Science degree.

5/25/2017

Thirty-three outstanding seniors were recognized May 24 at the 29th annual Merrill Presidential Scholars Convocation luncheon. They, in turn, recognize a high school teacher and Cornell faculty member who have influenced them.

5/25/2017

Events this week include the Cornell University Chorus and Glee Club Commencement Concert; a talk on better ornithology through technology; and exhibits at the Johnson Museum and Mann Library.

5/24/2017

The Cornell Public Service Center announced four recipients of the 2017 Robinson Appel Humanitarian Award April 28. Each project receives $1,500 to further students' service-based projects.

5/24/2017

Rebecca Stoltzfus, vice provost for undergraduate education and professor of nutritional studies, has been announced as the candidate of choice to become the 18th president of Goshen College, her undergraduate alma mater.

5/24/2017

Cornell Tech's Open Studio, held for the final time at the Google building campus, gives budding entrepreneurs a chance to pitch their ideas to several hundred people, including business leaders.