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Ithaca College president opens Soup & Hope series Jan. 17

Shirley Collado, Ithaca College president, will kick off the 2018 Soup and Hope series of talks Jan. 17 in Sage Chapel.

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Avery August is building a pipeline for faculty diversity

Avery August, Ph.D. ’94, is a professor of immunology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, the university’s vice provost for academic affairs and co-director of the Cornell Center for Health Equity, which spans the Ithaca campus and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Kessler Scholars Program innovates on first-gen experience

Beginning in fall 2019, the Kessler Scholars Program will identify 20 academically talented, community-focused undergraduates each year to participate in a system of support, community and financial aid.

Cornell brings sounds of Middle East to local K-12 teachers

The Near Eastern Studies course “Listening to the Middle East” explored Quranic recitation and other soundscapes as a professional learning opportunity for local teachers.

Ibrahim named Weill Cornell Medicine dean for diversity and inclusion

Dr. Said Ibrahim has been appointed the inaugural senior associate dean for diversity and inclusion at Weill Cornell Medicine, effective Jan. 2.

Exhibit chronicles women’s empowerment through fashion

Fashions worn by prominent women and everyday unsung heroes, including Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s collars and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's shoes, are featured in “Women Empowered: Fashions From the Frontline,” a new exhibition opening Dec. 6 at Cornell’s Human Ecology Building.

Pollack highlights Cornell, Rotary similarities

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack addressed the Rotary Club of Ithaca at a luncheon Nov. 7 at the Coltivare Bistro.

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Cornell honors veterans, celebrates Armistice centennial

Among the events this weekend to honor veterans, two recognize the end of WWI: a centennial celebration Nov. 10 in Risley Hall and a wreath-laying ceremony Nov. 11 at the Baker Flagpole and WWI Memorial on West Campus.

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