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De-emphasize GREs, look broadly for new Ph.D. students: expert

A Vanderbilt University professor shared strategist to attract a broader range of student to doctoral studies in a campus talk, Oct. 2.

Weill Cornell Medicine receives $2.7M grant for Diversity Center of Excellence

Weill Cornell Medicine was awarded a $2.7 million grant to establish a Diversity Center of Excellence to increase the number of minority physicians in academic medicine.

Provost ramps up support for diversifying the faculty

Provost Michael Kotlikoff has announced increases in spending to enhance the recruitment of diverse faculty and provide for their ongoing retention support.

Meet Chantelle Cleary, Title IX coordinator

Beginning Sept. 26, Chantelle Cleary, Title IX coordinator, will meet with students at drop-in office hours at locations across campus.

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Cook Award nominations due by Nov. 26

Nominations for the 20th Cook Awards, which recognize Cornell community members for their commitment to women’s issues at Cornell, are due Nov. 26. 

Collins receives award for ‘cultivating new generation of scholars’

Lance Collins, dean of Cornell Engineering, was presented with the Edward Bouchet Legacy Award in Washington, D.C., Sept. 13.

Dance, multimedia performance to open 2018 CCA Biennial

The 2018 Cornell Council on the Arts Biennial kicks off Sept. 14-15 at the Schwartz Center with “A Meditation on Tongues” by guest artist Ni'Ja Whitson.

Pollack gives update on diversity and inclusion initiatives

President Martha E. Pollack updated the Ithaca campus community Sept. 7 on actions taken to enhance diversity and inclusion on campus.

Nomination deadline for excellence awards extended

Nominations have been extended to Sept. 14 for the President’s Awards for Employee Excellence (formerly named the Employee Excellence Awards).

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