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Arts and Sciences announces first class of Klarman Fellows

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.

Music, kindness and poetry inspire a ‘hope-filled life’

Father Daniel McMullin, director of the Cornell Roman Catholic Community, revealed his personal sources of hope and resilience, despite crushing disappointments and setbacks, in his talk at the first Soup & Hope event of the year, Jan. 16 in Sage Chapel.

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Cornell Police deputy chief completes FBI academy training

Jeffery S. Montesano, deputy chief of the Cornell University Police Department, graduated from the FBI National Academy in a ceremony at the FBI Training Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

Burrow, Felippe named provost’s fellows for public engagement

Faculty members Anthony Burrow and Julia Felippe, Ph.D. ’02, have been appointed provost’s fellows for public engagement, to advance Cornell’s public engagement mission and initiatives around community-engaged learning and research.

Emeritus professor of art Stephen Poleskie dies at 81

Internationally known artist and writer Stephen Poleskie, who taught art at Cornell for 32 years, died Dec. 21 in Ithaca. He was 81.

Staff share experiences in community-engaged work

The second Community Engagement Staff Institute on Jan. 7 drew 70 staff members from across campus to discuss their engagement work with students and ways to strengthen community partnerships.

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Ginsparg, Ph.D. ’81, arXiv founder, receives physics award

Paul Ginsparg, Ph.D. ’81, professor of physics and information science, is the recipient of the American Institute of Physics 2020 Karl Taylor Compton Medal for Leadership in Physics.

Inclusive Excellence podcast tackles workplace diversity

The first two seasons of the Cornell Inclusive Excellence podcast, which addresses diversity and inclusion in the workplace, are available for download on the Diversity and Inclusion website.

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Sustainability summit radiates campus climate progress

More than 200 attendees at Cornell’s Sustainability Leadership Summit heard how New York may be a leader in creating renewable energy and learned about the university’s own sustainability progress.

Ombudsman office marks 50 years of serving campus

The Office of the University Ombudsman marked its 50th anniversary in 2019, serving as a sounding board for Cornell community members to come with issues large or small.

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United Way Winter Fest serves up fun, music, generosity

Holiday spirit adorned the Memorial Room at Willard Straight Hall during Cornell’s United Way Winter Fest Dec. 13, which served as the end-marker for a campaign that began Sept. 26.

Rabbi Ari Weiss honored for Cornell Hillel leadership

Rabbi Ari Weiss, executive director of Cornell Hillel, is one of 16 honorees recognized by Hillel International, the largest worldwide Jewish campus organization.

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