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President highlights staff support of Cornell priorities

The university’s 8,000 staff members, whose expertise ranges from counseling to cooking to carpentry, are integral to Cornell’s mission as a land-grant university and its positive impact on the world, President Martha E. Pollack said in her third annual address to staff Oct. 10.

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Sharon McMullen named assistant VP leading Cornell Health

McMullen, an expert in campus and public health with more than a decade of experience leading university health programs, will join Cornell to oversee its student health services, effective Jan. 1, 2020.

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Dick Archer, man behind Cornell stage productions, dies at 71

Dick Archer, associate professor of theater and technical director for the Department of Performing and Media Arts for 40 years, died Sept. 14. He was 71.

Six projects receive Innovative Teaching and Learning Awards

This year’s Innovative Teaching and Learning Award winners will give Cornell students a host of new opportunities and experiences, thanks to faculty grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000.

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President’s address to staff set for Oct. 10

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack will deliver the annual President’s Address to Staff Oct. 10, 1-2 p.m., in the Schwartz Auditorium, Rockefeller Hall, to be followed by a Q&A period.

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Cornell launches online course on inclusive teaching

Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom, created and piloted last year at Cornell, will be available to all educators in November as a massive open online course.

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‘Migrations’ is theme of Cornell’s first Global Grand Challenge

After an eight-month study, a task force of 16 faculty members has chosen “Migrations” as the theme of the first Cornell Global Grand Challenge, which will tackle the issue with resources from across the university.

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First editor recalls Chronicle’s creation 50 years ago

Arthur Brodeur ’58, the first editor of the Cornell Chronicle, reflects on the Chronicle’s earliest days, including its inaugural edition on Sept. 25, 1969. Here’s a look back, on the Chronicle’s 50th anniversary.

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Lecture to address issues of diversity at elite schools

Anthony Jack, assistant professor of education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, will address diversity at elite institutions in a lecture Oct. 3 in the Biotechnology Building, Room G10.

Rural Humanities Showcase touts Cornell-community projects

Poetry and performance, as well as more traditional presentations, were among the nine projects highlighted in the first Rural Humanities Showcase, held Sept. 6 in the A.D. White House.

Employee Celebration is Oct. 26; tickets on sale through Oct. 18

The celebration for staff, faculty, retirees and their families includes a Big Red football game against Brown University, women’s ice hockey versus Robert Morris University, and a Cornell Community Dinner at Barton Hall.

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NYC artist Wendy White named Teiger Mentor in the Arts

Wendy White, a painter and sculptor who highlights topics of masculinity while producing metaphors that address social and political issues, has been named the Teiger Mentor in the Arts by the Department of Art.