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George Lowery, quick-witted Cornell Chronicle managing editor, dies at 60

George Lowery, the Cornell Chronicle’s managing editor, whose sharp pen, affable personality and spirited laugh became the heart of the busy news organization, died Dec. 10 in Ithaca. He was 60 years old.

Innovative student experience web platform wins tech award

An innovative Cornell platform that connects students with hundreds of opportunities beyond the classroom has won a prestigious tech award.

Things to Do, Dec. 14, 2018- Jan. 18, 2019

Events on campus from this week to the end of winter break include the Recognition Ceremony for December Graduates, a winter solstice garden tour, exhibits coming down soon and the first Soup & Hope of 2019.

United Way campaign ramps up activities to garner support

Campaign co-chairs Pat Wynn and Rick Burgess have proven that they will go to great lengths to rev up enthusiasm for Cornell’s support of the United Way.

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Celebrating arXiv's growth at the library, future at CIS

On the cusp of arXiv’s move to Computing and Information Science in January, members of Cornell University Library and CIS celebrated 17 years of the scientific research repository’s growth under library stewardship.

Titan arum to bloom in campus conservatory

One of Cornell’s two flowering-sized Titan arums – dubbed Wee Stinky for its putrid smell – is set to bloom for the fourth time.

Cornell helps hard cider industry press its popularity

The Cider and Perry Production: Science & Practice course, held at Cornell AgriTech Dec. 3-7 drew hard cider producers from around the country to Geneva.

Undergrad's project part of effort to save Javan rhinos

Montana Stone ’19 is collaborating with the Lab of Ornithology to document the vocalizations of the endangered Javan rhino, part of an effort to save the species.

Cornell veterinarians to provide care at Westminster Dog Show

The College of Veterinary Medicine will be the official veterinary care providers for the 143rd annual Westminster Dog Show, Feb. 11-13 in New York City.

Kessler Scholars Program innovates on first-gen experience

Beginning in fall 2019, the Kessler Scholars Program will identify 20 academically talented, community-focused undergraduates each year to participate in a system of support, community and financial aid.

Cornell brings sounds of Middle East to local K-12 teachers

The Near Eastern Studies course “Listening to the Middle East” explored Quranic recitation and other soundscapes as a professional learning opportunity for local teachers.

NSF awards $2M for researchers on trail of peak productivity

Tanzeem Choudhury, associate professor of information science, is part of a group that was recently awarded a National Science Foundation grant to explore how measuring people’s biological clocks can help improve their performance or lower their stress.