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Fellowship supports MFA creative writing student Yessica Martinez

Yessica Martinez has received a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans that will fund her Cornell MFA in creative writing.

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Things to Do, April 20-27, 2018

Events this week include Harry Potter Night in Risley Hall; Our Place in Space on the Arts Quad, celebrating aerospace engineering and astronomy; Dairy Day at Stocking Hall; a debate on North Korea and a lecture with piano accompaniment on music, math and mortality.

Corporate, business law scholar Lynn Stout dies at 60

Lynn Stout, an internationally recognized corporate law scholar, died April 16 after a long struggle with cancer. She was 60.

Students recognized for addressing challenges where people live

More than 100 students presented their work in local and global communities April 16, and discussed the impact those projects have had on the community and their learning.

Rovers and robots and beats, oh my! BOOM celebrates 20th year

The 20th annual Bits on our Minds technology showcase brought together approximately 140 students and their cutting-edge projects, from a city bus tracking app to a robot that serves cocktails.

Bretscher, Lord elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Anthony P. Bretscher, professor of cell biology, and Catherine Lord, professor of psychology at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, join Barack Obama, Tom Hanks and 209 others as newly elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Good planning results in accessible campus events, ADA coordinator says

Web resources and university officials can assist with event planning to help ensure that events are accessible to all.

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Law/economics initiative takes on big questions at kickoff conference

The inaugural conference of the Cornell Research Academy of Development, Law and Economics was held April 12 in New York City.

Colleagues celebrate A.R. Ammons in Temple of Zeus

Poet and legendary faculty member A.R. Ammons was remembered by colleagues and friends with a plaque reinstalled in the Temple of Zeus at a reception April 9 in Klarman Hall.

Cornell Tech, Ithaca campus host high school programming contest

For the first time, the Annual Cornell University High School Programming Contest teamed up with Cornell Tech to host simultaneous events on each campus.

One-day sale on Apple products for Cornell staff and faculty

Cornell staff and faculty get an additional eight percent off education pricing during this one-day sale, April 26 at The Cornell Store.

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Use 'alt text' for images to improve web accessibility

Learn about best practices when adding 'alt tags' to your images and graphics.

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