Highlights from Announcements 12/20/21

Snowman by the Ezra Cornell statue on the Arts Quad
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The university will be closed Friday, December 24 through Friday, December 31.

Campus Update

Graduate School Holiday Hours

The Graduate School Student Services Office and the Office of Graduate Student Life moved to remote advising/office hours starting Tuesday, December 14. We expect to return to in-person services on Monday, January 10.

Staff remain available for consultation by phone, email and Zoom Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. You can find contact information online, and all staff are also available in MS Teams.

Please note, the university will be closed Friday, December 24-Friday, December 31.


Spring Status Deadlines – PLEASE READ

  • Students planning to be on leave for the spring semester must request leave of absence status NOW
  • Students planning to be engaged in full-time study at least 100 miles away from campus for the spring semester must request in absentia NOW

Contact the Graduate School (gradstudserv@cornell.edu) with questions or concerns.


Cornellians Discuss Identity, Challenges, and Allyship

A screenshot of Gustavo Flores-Macías speaking during the November 2021 Building Allyship Series session, and a screenshot of Natalia Lopez Barbosa moderating the session.
Associate Vice Provost for International Affairs Gustavo A. Flores-Macías spoke during the November 2021 Building Allyship Series session, which chemical engineering doctoral candidate Natalia Lopez Barbosa moderated.

A recent panel composed of Cornell’s international students and postdocs shared their insights into identity and offered advice on how to support the international community during a Building Allyship Series session, “The Marginalization and Racialization of International Scholar Identities within the U.S. Context,” on Nov. 18.

Read key takeaways.

Student Spotlight

Malcolm BareMalcolm Bare is a doctoral candidate in English language and literature from Denville, New Jersey. He attended Rutgers University—New Brunswick as an undergraduate and has completed all requirements for the Ph.D. Malcolm successfully navigated the job search and led a recent workshop in which he shared his insight with others.

Read more about Malcolm Bare.

All student spotlights.


Doctoral Candidate Wins Chris Holmlund Graduate Student Writing Prize

Joshua Bastian ColeJoshua Bastian Cole, a doctoral candidate in performing and media arts, is a joint winner of the Chris Holmlund Graduate Student Writing Prize offered by the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Queer and Trans Caucus. Both awardees will be published in the New Review of Film and Television Studies.