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Literary scholars, queer theorists shake up the Bard at ShakesQueer symposium

The 'ShakesQueer' symposium brought more than 20 scholars to campus Sept. 25-27 to discuss their work and present bold interpretations of Shakespeare where few before have dared to tread. (Sept. 30, 2008)

The Bard comes out in new and unexpected ways

'ShakesQueer' arrives at Cornell Sept. 26-27 to convince us that the Bard is queerer than we thought, says Professor Ellis Hanson in a Cornell Perspectives piece. (Sept. 25, 2008)

DeVoogd to promote science, entrepreneurship in Latin America as Jefferson Science fellow

Neurobiologist Timothy DeVoogd will work for a year in the State Department's Bureau for Western Hemisphere Affairs to promote science and technology education and entrepreneurship in Latin America. (Sept. 24, 2008)

Summer Math Institute gets three-year grant from NSF

The Summer Math institute, launched in 2006 for college students considering graduate school, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for $753,000 over the next three years. (Sept. 4, 2008)

How equal is opportunity? Seminars engage alumni in social sciences research

Interim Provost David Harris, a scholar on race, ethnicity and public policy, is one of four Cornell social scientists leading a series of interactive seminars on inequality and socio-economic mobility. (Aug. 29, 2008)

Cornell Urban Scholars gain perspective, experience from summer program

Students in the Cornell Urban Scholars Program in New York City this summer relate some of their experiences working with agencies and nonprofits to alleviate poverty. (Aug. 25, 2008)

New policy gives grad student parents what they need most: time and financial support

The Graduate and Professional Student Parental Accommodation policy is designed to provide students with the time and funds to deal with the demands of childbirth, adoption, foster care and acute child health care. (Aug. 21, 2008)

IthaQatar ambassadors build friendships, 'feel the oneness' across campuses

Twelve students from Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar spent the summer in Ithaca doing research, exploring the area and building friendships with students on Cornell's main campus. (Aug. 20, 2008)

Cornell's Class of 2012 is diverse, smart and global

Cornell's new Class of 2012 is smart and diverse -- some 32 percent identify themselves as 'students of color,' and more than 88 percent are from the top 10 percent of their high school class. (Aug. 6, 2008)