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Celebration marks prototype accelerator getting up to speed

Staff, university leaders, industry partners and government representatives attended a Dec. 5 celebration of the launch of the Cornell-Brookhaven ERL Test Accelerator facility, known as CBETA.

Things to Do, Dec. 13-Jan. 17

Events at Cornell this week and through the winter break include student film screenings, winter solstice celebrations, the Cornell Concerto Competition and Winter Employee Celebration.

Students go all in at robotics competition

More than 100 engineering students let off some end-of-semester steam and tried not to blow any gaskets at the annual Robotics Day competition, held Dec. 10 in Duffield Hall atrium.

Bill Macaulay, Lab of Ornithology benefactor, dies at 74

William E. “Bill” Macaulay, longtime benefactor of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and passionate supporter of higher education, died Nov. 26 at the age of 74.

Bartels Awards honor custodians for teamwork, excellence

Six custodial and housekeeping workers were honored with Bartels Awards for Custodial Service Excellence at an annual ceremony, held Dec. 10 in Bartels Hall.

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Soup & Hope returns Jan. 16

The 13th annual Soup & Hope speaker series, which features speakers and stories of hope, with free soup and rolls provided by Cornell Dining, kicks off Jan. 16, 2020, at noon in Sage Chapel.

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Cornell’s town-gown awards honor ‘community treasures’

To nurture cooperation between Ithaca’s community groups and Cornell campus organizations, the ninth Cornell Town-Gown Awards recognized key partnerships at a ceremony held Dec. 7 at Ithaca High School.

Saara Kumar ’17 named Schwarzman Scholar

Saara Shanti Kumar '17 has been selected for the 2021 class of Schwarzman Scholars, joining a worldwide network of talented young leaders.

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Grants seed social science research, conferences

The Cornell Center for Social Sciences has funded 14 faculty research projects and conferences in the Fall 2019 round of its Small Grants Program.