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Female A&S undergrads can explore the world with new travel grant

The family of Ruth Bierman Linnick ’60 has created a travel fund to let female A&S undergraduates travel the world for pleasure, adventure and exploration.

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Collaboration seeks to reduce health care disparities through technology

Professors Saurabh Mehta and David Erickson, the co-founders of Cornell's Institute for Nutritional Sciences, Global Health and Technology (INSiGHT) discuss radical collaboration and using technology to solve global health problems.

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Pollack issues statement in honor of our nation’s veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, President Martha E. Pollack thanked all faculty, staff, student and alumni veterans for their service in the U.S. armed forces.

Student work in Italy and upstate N.Y. informs intergenerational communities

City and regional planning students conducted engaged community research in the Cornell in Rome program and in Sullivan County, New York, on building better communities for children and seniors.

Cornell and local military veterans hold annual celebrations

Students and professors from Cornell’s Reserve Officers Training Corps and Cornell student and staff veterans gathered for lunch Nov. 8 to celebrate the 242nd birthday of the United States Marine Corps Nov. 10 and Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

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Things to Do, Nov. 10-17, 2017

Events this week include a panel offering local perspectives on the Vietnam War; "Dunkirk' and "Justice League" at Cornell Cinema; a Cornell Symphony Orchestra concert; and Tesla coils at Science Cabaret.

Geoengineering might address climate change, MacMartin tells Congress

Geoengineering could be a valuable part of a comprehensive strategy for managing climate change impacts, a Cornell expert told Congress Nov. 8.

Lennon shares ideas on ‘Some Important Third People’

Writer and professor of English J. Robert Lennon argues for the use of the third person in writing in an “In a Word” talk Nov. 15.

Putting the X into sex chromosome research

Alon Keinan's work seeks to redress science's historical use of males as the norm when conducting chromosome research.

Veterans start businesses at entrepreneurship boot camp

Fifteen veterans are leveraging the tenacity and problem-solving skills they learned in the military at the 2017 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, sponsored by the School for Hotel Administration.

Constitutional scholar to address free speech on campus Nov. 20

Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of Berkeley Law at the University of California, Berkeley, will address the polarizing issue of free speech on campus at a public lecture Nov. 20, 6:30-8 p.m. at Statler Hall’s Alice Statler Auditorium.

Kids in tough neighborhoods face joblessness, lower income as adults

Children who live in disadvantaged neighborhoods at any point in their lives up to age 18 are 75 percent more likely to be unemployed and also earn a lower income as adults, according to sociologist Steven Alvarado.