Highlights from Announcements 12/9/19

Graduate School Deans Janna Lamey, Sara Xayarath Hernández, Barbara A. Knuth, Jason Kahabka, and Jan Allen

Graduate School Dean Wins National Leadership Award

Barbara A. Knuth, dean of Cornell’s Graduate School, is the 2019 recipient of the Debra W. Stewart Award for Outstanding Leadership in Graduate Education, given by the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS).

Knuth, also a professor of natural resources in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, received the honor at an awards ceremony held during the council’s 59th annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.

Read the Chronicle story

DGS Spotlight: Jeff Niederdeppe, Communication

Jeff NiederdeppeEver wondered about how the directors of graduate studies got into their fields, what they want the public to know about their research, or what they most enjoy about being faculty at Cornell?

Learn more about Jeff Niederdeppe, an associate professor in the field of communication. His research examines the mechanisms and effects of mass media campaigns, strategic health messages, and news coverage in shaping health behavior, health disparities, and social policy.

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