5/22/2017 By Sally Kral When Christian’s wife, Mariely, entered a PhD program in food science and technology, Christian decided to keep his job as a technology consultant; however, the travel requirements proved daunting, leading Christian to the inaugural Student Partner Career Fair at the Big Red Barn.
5/22/2017 Seven graduate students and one faculty member were recognized for their contributions to the community at the Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Spring Recognition Banquet on May 12.   Hosted by the Graduate School, the Banquet celebrates the close of the academic year and recognizes diverse graduate and professional degree students for their academic, professional, and service related achievements.   
4/17/2017 Nine doctoral candidates and one postdoctoral associate at Cornell were recently inducted into the Cornell chapter of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society.
4/10/2017 On March 13-15, the Graduate School and the Cornell BEST Program partnered to bring 27 doctoral students and candidates from a range of fields to Washington, D.C. for the Non-Academic Career Explorations symposium, a multi-day event featuring panels and networking opportunities between Cornell graduate students and alumni of Cornell and Georgetown who represented a range of disciplines and non-academic employment sectors.
3/21/2017 The Council of Graduate Schools has issued a statement regarding the proposed elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Cornell’s Graduate School is a member of the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS), and Senior Vice Provost and Dean Barbara Knuth is a past chair of the board of directors of CGS.


Other Cornell Stories


William Foote Whyte, the Cornell sociologist who authored an early examination on street gangs culture, has received a newly established award from the American Sociological Association  for his "significant contribution to the practice of sociology."


A newly arrived collection of Jewish books containing fables, with around 400 volumes spanning six centuries, will enrich Jewish studies at Cornell.


Faculty and academic staff presented projects including comics, videos and websites in the Knowledge Matters Fellowship, May 10.


“Future Fashion,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, considers what happens to used clothing.


Cornell researchers are benefitting from the launch of the Cornell Institute of Biotechnology’s new Metabolomics core facility, which opened in January.


Cornell University President Martha E. Pollack’s Commencement address and film director Ava DuVernay’s Senior Convocation address will highlight Cornell’s 150th Graduation and Commencement Weekend, May 26-27.


President Martha E. Pollack on May 21 endorsed the compromise consensual relationship policy outlining constraints on romantic and sexual relationships between faculty members and students.


The first students have been chosen for the new Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity and will begin as first-year students at Cornell this fall.


Dr. Jyoti Mathad strives to improve pre-natal care in India.


Cornell University will hold its first Web Accessibility Camp, “Universal Design for Any Person, Any Study,” Aug. 6-8, with sessions to be hosted by such groups as WebAIM, Siteimprove and Cornell Information Technologies.