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Entrepreneurs converge with students, alumni, faculty and staff at Summit

More than 500 people including alumni, faculty and students, gathered in New York City for Entrepreneurship at Cornell’s sixth Summit Nov. 3.

Dr. Anthony Hollenberg appointed chairman of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Anthony Hollenberg has been appointed chairman of the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Faculty weigh in on ‘Tyranny’ book at community read

Faculty members discussed the book “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century” Oct. 30.

Carmen Moraru promotes food and agriculture research funding in D.C.

Cornell food scientist Carmen Moraru testified before Congress about the value of USDA funding for food safety.

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Jaclyn Bonder

Dr. Jaclyn Bonder treats women with musculoskeletal problems related to pregnancy.

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Climate change, sparse policies endanger right whale population

North Atlantic right whales – a highly endangered species making modest population gains in the past decade – may be imperiled by warming waters and insufficient international protection, according to a new Cornell analysis published online in Global Change Biology, Oct. 30.

Statewide paid family leave becomes effective Jan. 1

As of Jan. 1, 2018, employers in New York state will be required to offer paid leave for eligible staff members to bond with a new child, care for a family member with a serious health condition or fulfill a qualifying military exigency.

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Conference to explore impact of immigrant criminalization

“Criminalizing Immigrants: Border Controls, Enforcement and Resistance” will be held on campus Nov. 9-10.

Things to Do, Nov. 3-10, 2017

Events on campus this week include a conference on immigrants and criminalization, a performance of Renaissance and Baroque-era music and dance, a faculty panel discussing "All the President's Men" and contemporary parallels to Watergate, and the St. Thomas Choir of Leipzig singing sacred music.

Julia Miao receives Judges' Choice; Cynthia Sedlacek, People's Choice

Once again, the recognition received by Cornell’s talented amateur photographers is broadened by having both “judges’ choice” and “people’s choice” winners of the university-wide photo contest. Julia Miao’s “An Unveiled Symphony” won "judges' choice"; Cynthia Sedlacek’s “Who Moved My Nest” won "people's choice" ...

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Joanna Malinowska’s art: ‘Collisions and Ricochets’

Joanna Malinowska, assistant professor of the practice in art, will give an artist talk Nov. 9.

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West Campus course fosters dialogue on race, campus climate

A new Engaged Learning Where You Live course at Alice Cook House addresses race and campus climate as an opportunity for students to learn from and with each other about issues of racial conflict and find common ground.