Highlights from Announcements 10/10/22

Fall leaves hang in front of McGraw Tower against the backdrop of a clouded blue sky
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Course Drop Deadline is Next Monday!

The last day to drop courses or change grading basis is Monday, October 17. Please check Student Center to verify that: 

  • You are properly enrolled in all your courses
  • You have dropped any courses that you don’t intend to complete – including courses you are auditing
  • Your grading option is correctly set to letter grades, pass/fail, or audit
  • The credit option, if available, is correct

Changes will not be permitted after the deadline. 

Be proactive and confirm your enrollment is correct!

First-Year Research Students and Responsible Conduct of Research

Every graduate student pursuing a research degree (master’s or doctoral) is required to complete training on Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), addressing issues of authorship, peer review, plagiarism, and research misconduct.

Students must complete the online RCR-Full (Full Course on Responsible Conduct of Research) training through Cornell’s Office of Research Integrity and Assurance (ORIA) before the end of the second registered semester. Be proactive and complete the training now.


Mummified Bird Gets Second Life in Multisensory Exhibition

Archaeology master's student Carol Anne Barsody scans the mummy bird for a 3D model that will be included in a multisensory exhibition she is planning to hold in October.Since late 2021, Carol Anne Barsody, a master’s student in archaeology, has been working to unravel the mysterious origins of a mummified sacred ibis that has been stored at Cornell for nearly 100 years, most recently as part of the Anthropology…

Read more about the exhibition.

Student Spotlight

Taylor FerebeeTaylor Ferebee is a doctoral candidate in computational biology from Hampton, Virginia. She earned degrees from Roanoke College and Clemson University and now studies mathematical models to explain the biological processes that allow crops to survive.

Read more about Taylor Ferebee.

All spotlights.


BMCB Doctoral Candidate Selected for Two Awards

Saket Rahul BagdeBiochemistry, molecular and cell biology doctoral candidate Saket Rahul Bagde was recently awarded the 2022 Spicer Young Investigator Award by the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and a 2022 Porter Prize for Research Excellence by the American Society for Cell Biology.