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North Campus expansion forum provides update

Cornell administrators and project leaders gave updates and took questions Aug. 15 on the university’s North Campus Residential Expansion, which received final site plan approval in late June.

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Back-to-school backpack program accepting donations

Cornellians can donate backpacks and school supplies for elementary-age children via the Cornell Elves Summer Backpack Program until Aug. 23.


Carvell named vice provost for external education strategy

Steven Carvell, professor of finance in the School of Hotel Administration, has been named Cornell’s first vice provost for external education strategy. The appointment was effective Aug. 1.

Alumna’s musical puts human stories of Hurricane Katrina on Ithaca stage

“Katrina, A New Musical,” co-written by alumna and former Cornell staff member Elizabeth Bauman ’73, opens Aug. 2 at the Kitchen Theatre in Ithaca. 

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Astronomy professor receives Bruce Medal for career’s work

Martha P. Haynes, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy, has received the 2019 Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal for career achievement, from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.

New Cornell, Ithaca College dining partnership on the menu

Cornell has entered into an agreement with Ithaca College this summer to help its South Hill neighbor rapidly transition to providing complete in-house dining operations to its students by the start of the fall semester.

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Chemistry professor Lin receives Naval young investigator award

Song Lin, assistant professor of chemistry and chemical biology, has been selected to receive an Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, which supports early-career research.

Chemistry professor Abruña honored by international society

Hector Abruña, the Emile M. Chamot Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, has been awarded the Frumkin Memorial Medal from the International Society of Electrochemistry.

Four on faculty receive Carpenter Advising Awards

Four faculty members have received Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Awards, which recognize contributions of professorial faculty and senior lecturers to undergraduate advising.

Henry Crans retires after 50 years with facilities at Cornell

Henry Crans, a mainstay in facilities at Cornell for 50 years, retires on June 30. The College of Arts and Sciences will hold a drop-in retirement reception for Crans June 25, 1-4:30 p.m. in Klarman Atrium.

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Facilities and Campus Services honors staff

Facilities and Campus Services staff held its 11th annual Employee Celebration June 11 in Barton Hall.

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Inclusive excellence: Fostering belonging at Cornell

More than 100 Cornell staff members engaged in workshops and facilitated sessions addressing diversity and inclusion at the Inclusive Excellence Summit June 11.

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