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Molecule may give rise to new osteoporosis treatments

A molecule promoting blood vessel growth in bone can create an environment suitable for bone-building formation, representing a potential target for new drugs to treat osteoporosis.

Eduardo Peñalver reappointed Law School dean

Eduardo M. Peñalver ’94, the Allan R. Tessler Dean of Cornell Law School, has been appointed to a second five-year term as dean, beginning July 1, 2019.

Posse scholars reflect on four years of growth

Ololade Olawale ’18 and Amir Patel ’18 say they’re heading out into the world with a deeper understanding of who they are and what they want to do with their lives thanks to the Posse program.

‘Soggy, soaked, buoyant but wonderful’ students earn degrees at 150th Commencement

Cornell held its 150th Commencement ceremony for 5,500 seniors and advanced degree recipients May 27 in Schoellkopf Stadium, during a rainstorm that dampened none of the celebratory event’s spirit for graduates or family members.

New graduates savor memories of past four years

For the 5,500 graduates of Cornell’s Class of 2018, studying, finishing projects, meeting friends, making late-night food runs, enjoying music, playing sports and creating memories over the past four years simmered and blended into graduation weekend.

Pollack lauds Ph.D. evidence-based expertise at hooding ceremony

President Martha E. Pollack congratulated Cornell doctoral candidates at the Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony in Barton Hall, urging them to be proud of their expertise.

MBA grads urged to harness power to do good

More than 400 master's and doctoral students were honored May 26 in the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management Graduate Recognition Ceremony, at Newman Arena.

For new veterinary doctors, hard work pays off

The Class of 2018 was recognized at the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Hooding Ceremony May 26 in Bailey Hall.

Filmmaker DuVernay to grads: ‘Declare yourself deeply’

Groundbreaking filmmaker Ava DuVernay encouraged the Class of 2018 to prepare for their futures by declaring who they are and what matters to them today, in her 2018 Senior Convocation Address May 26 at Schoellkopf Stadium.

18 ROTC cadets commissioned as officers

18 ROTC cadets were formally commissioned as 2nd lieutenants and ensigns in the U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force in front of hundreds of family members and friends in Statler Auditorium May 26.

Level of empathy for misfortunate based in social status

The level of empathy egalitarians and anti-egalitarians express toward others’ misfortunes depends on whether that other person holds a high- or low-ranking position in society.

Arts faculty honored for teaching and advising

The Appel Fellowship for Humanists and Social Scientists and the Paul Academic Advising Award for arts and sciences faculty will be presented May 26.