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Downturn looms, but may not swing election

Cornell News - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 16:01
Steven Kyle, associate professor of applied economics and management, offered his annual national forecast Jan. 17 at the Dyson School's 2020 Agricultural and Food Business Outlook Conference.

Summer program aims to boost underrepresented CS majors

Cornell News - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 15:01
An all-expenses-paid four-week course for rising Cornell sophomores aims to increase the number of underrepresented minorities majoring in computer science.

Things to Do, Jan. 24-31, 2020

Cornell News - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 14:01
Cornell events this week include a talk with actress Vanessa Bayer; an impeachment law panel discussion; "Some Like It Hot" in a classic American cinema series; and a community concert with the Glee Club and Chorus.

Alum turns College Scholar honors thesis into debut novel

Cornell News - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:01
Scott Mooney ’11, a writer, improviser and director, recently released his debut young adult novel “Pricked” through Bleeding Ink publishing.

Pollack keynote kicks off Mentoring Month at Weill Cornell

Cornell News - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 10:01
Cornell President Martha E. Pollack recounted her experiences as both a mentee and a mentor as the keynote speaker Jan. 15 for Weill Cornell Medicine’s inaugural Mentoring Month.

Expert: Nation must improve patent diversity

Cornell News - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 10:01
Andrea Ippolito ’06, M.Eng. ’07, offered the U.S. House Committee on Small Business policy recommendations during a Jan. 15 hearing on how to enhance patent diversity.

Atlantic Philanthropies archives open with first batch of files

Cornell News - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 09:01
A treasure trove for scholars of philanthropy and social change is now available at Cornell University Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections as the archive of The Atlantic Philanthropies has gone public.

PMA assistant professor wins fellowship from NEA

Cornell News - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 15:01
The National Endowment for the Arts has honored Rebekah Maggor, assistant professor in the Department of Performing and Media Arts, with a Literature Fellowship in Translation.

Celebration of first female Cabinet member to screen Jan. 23

Cornell News - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 10:01
Frances Perkins, the pioneering New Deal-era U.S. labor secretary who joined the ILR School faculty in the 1950s, will be featured in a PBS film premiering at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 23 in 105 Ives Hall.

Architecture faculty’s firm wins unbuilt design award

Cornell News - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 10:01
Dasha Khapalova of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning has been honored by the Architect’s Newspaper for a proposal to transform the space near the Holland Tunnel Exit Plaza in lower Manhattan.

Podcast explores the inner life of scientists

Cornell News - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 10:01
Steven Strogatz, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics, hosts a new podcast series for Quanta Magazine called “The Joy of x” in which he interviews scientists and mathematicians about their lives and work.

Arts and Sciences announces first class of Klarman Fellows

Cornell News - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 04:01
Six of the world’s most promising early-career scholars are recipients of the inaugural three-year Klarman Postdoctoral Fellowships, in Cornell’s College of Arts and Sciences.
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