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Award dinner honors Arts and Sciences faculty members

Among others honored, faculty members Jenny Mann and Caitlín Barrett were recognized for their teaching and advising May 24 at trustee-faculty dinner.

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Top seniors honored as 2014 Merrill scholars

On May 21, the Cornell Merrill Presidential Scholars Program honored 33 outstanding graduating seniors and the high school teachers and university faculty members who made important contributions to the students' lives.

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'Build human capital,' Skorton tells 2014 graduates

Join the "virtuous circle" and "build human capital," Cornell President David J. Skorton tells graduating students at the 2014 Commencement ceremony.

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Students relish waning hours of Graduation Weekend

On a blissfully perfect, cloudless Sunday, Cornell University graduated its 146th class May 25. Seniors assembled to hug, shed tears, share joy and walk in procession to Schoellkopf Stadium.

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Ph.D. 'trailblazers' honored at hooding ceremony

More than 300 Cornell doctoral candidates gathered with friends and family in Barton Hall for the annual Ph.D. recognition and hooding ceremony May 24.

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Take it from TV's 'Andy Bernard': 'Be that fool'

To learn from Andy Bernard to “be a fool” was the message actor Ed Helms imparted to the Cornell Class of 2014 as its Senior Convocation speaker, May 24.

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Cornell ROTC cadets receive commissions as officers

During the ROTC Commissioning Ceremony in Statler Auditorium, 16 graduating Cornell ROTC students received their commissions and stepped on stage to pledge to defend the Constitution.

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With chairs aligned and grass trimmed, campus set for guests

A veritable battalion of custodians, carpenters, electricians, grounds workers – unsung heroes all – apply the final polish to campus as the university prepares to greet 35,000 friends and family of about 6,000 graduating students for the 146th Cornell Commencement.

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Actor Ed Helms to help celebrate Cornell graduation

Cornell's 146th Graduation Weekend highlights include the Senior Convocation Address by actor Ed Helms, who portrayed the fictional alumnus Andy Bernard '93 on TV's 'The Office,' and President David Skorton's Commencement Address.