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Historic building is hub for Cornell in NYC

On Jan. 2, the School of Industrial and Labor Relations’ new New York City headquarters and conference center opened in the historic General Electric building at 570 Lexington Ave. Several other Cornell colleges, units and programs will soon be using space in the building.

Hempstead named dean of Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Dr. Barbara Hempstead will become dean of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences on Jan. 14. She succeeds Dr. Carl Nathan, who is completing his planned two-year term.

Cornell researchers join five-year USAID nutrition project

Cornell University researchers will collaborate on a new, five-year United States Agency for International Development flagship multi-sectoral project to combat malnutrition.

Steve’s story: An interventional approach to pancreatic cancer

Being diagnosed with advanced metastatic pancreatic cancer was a grim experience for Steve Price, but state-of-the-art interventional radiology allowed him to receive chemotherapy immediately after biopsy.

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Moseley receives Engaged Cornell faculty award

Jeanne Moseley, director of the Division of Nutritional Sciences’ Global Health Program, has been awarded the George D. Levy Faculty Award for her efforts to create exemplary, sustained community-engaged projects.

Eighth annual TOGO awards celebrate community engagement

The 2018 Cornell Town-Gown Awards recognized three student partnerships with local organizations to develop new bus route signs, sponsor a pet health clinic and explore the future of local emergency medical services.

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Extension podcast explores 2018 harvests, NYS impacts

Cornell Cooperative Extension's “Extension Out Loud” podcasts examine output, quality and consumer impacts from this year’s vegetable, tree fruit, grapes and field crops harvests.

2018 Affinito-Stewart research grants awarded; 2019 proposals sought

Nine Cornell faculty members have been awarded Affinito-Stewart research grants for the 2018-19 academic year. Proposals for 2019-20 are due Feb. 8.

High body fat increases breast cancer risk for women with normal BMI

Postmenopausal women with higher levels of body fat have a significantly increased risk of developing breast cancer even if they have a normal body mass index, according to a new study.