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For restricted eaters, a place at the table but not the meal

People with food restrictions feel more lonely when they can’t bond with others over meals, according to new Cornell research.

December graduates depart with degrees, reading list

At Cornell’s largest-ever winter graduate recognition ceremony, President Martha E. Pollack congratulated more than 540 graduates and encouraged them to continue to explore different perspectives through reading.

Eminent historian Isaac Kramnick dies at 81

Isaac Kramnick, the Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government Emeritus, a renowned scholar of English and American political thought and history, and a longtime champion of undergraduate education, died Dec. 21 in New York City. Kramnick was 81.

Sustainability summit radiates campus climate progress

More than 200 attendees at Cornell’s Sustainability Leadership Summit heard how New York may be a leader in creating renewable energy and learned about the university’s own sustainability progress.

Listening sessions inform public policy recommendation

After hosting nearly 20 listening sessions, a faculty committee exploring how best to elevate public policy at Cornell plans to submit its final report in January.

New Einaudi Center director launches book in Zambia

Rachel Beatty Riedl, director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, launched her new book, “From Pews to Politics: Religious Sermons and Political Participation in Africa,” Dec. 11 at the University of Zambia.

Joy Zhang ’21 wins Cornell Concerto Competition

Joy Zhang ’21, a student in the College of Human Ecology, has won the Cornell Concerto Competition, held Dec. 15 in Barnes Hall. She performed Georges Hüe’s Fantaisie for Flute and Piano.

President Pollack announces reforms for Greek life at Cornell

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack sent a message to the Ithaca campus community Dec. 18 outlining several reforms to Greek life in order to promote the health and safety of students.

Ombudsman office marks 50 years of serving campus

The Office of the University Ombudsman marked its 50th anniversary in 2019, serving as a sounding board for Cornell community members to come with issues large or small.

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