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Benjamin Garcia, MFA ’11, wins National Poetry Series award

The National Poetry Series is sponsoring the publication of creative writing alumnus Benjamin Garcia’s first collection of poems in 2020.

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Pitch competition rewards new ‘way’ to pay restaurants

The Cornell Hospitality Pitch Deck Competition encouraged students to hone essential communications skills for entrepreneurs.

Cornell China Center fosters collaboration at Beijing events

On Nov. 18, Cornell leaders, faculty, alumni, collaborators and friends celebrated the university’s long history of collaboration with China with two events in Beijing: an academic symposium and a Cornell-China forum.

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Immunology workshop to demystify cutting-edge tech

An Immunoprofiling Workshop – sponsored by the Cornell Center for Immunology, Dec. 13 in Stocking Hall – will feature technology experts who will provide case studies and best practices on various core technologies.

Five faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Five Cornell faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

Cornell nutrition research will inform WHO guidelines, policy

A systematic review on the benefits and safety of fortifying wheat or maize flour with folic acid and population health outcomes was led by scientists in the Division of Nutritional Sciences.

Community planner receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

Watertown native E. Hartley Bonisteel Schweitzer ’09 was named the latest recipient of the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award for her “steadfast, proactive engagement in Jefferson County.”

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Susan Choi, MFA ’95, wins National Book Award

Author Susan Choi, an alumna of Cornell’s Creative Writing Program, has won the National Book Award for fiction for her fifth novel, “Trust Exercise.” 

Things to Do, Nov. 22-Dec. 6, 2019

Events at Cornell include the 32nd annual Traditional Thanksgiving Feast; “Queen of Carthage,” an opera-oratorio by Ellie Cherry ’19; a lecture on birding and nature appreciation, and Mini Locally Grown Dance concerts.