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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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United Way Winter Fest serves up fun, music, generosity

Holiday spirit adorned the Memorial Room at Willard Straight Hall during Cornell’s United Way Winter Fest Dec. 13, which served as the end-marker for a campaign that began Sept. 26.

Rabbi Ari Weiss honored for Cornell Hillel leadership

Rabbi Ari Weiss, executive director of Cornell Hillel, is one of 16 honorees recognized by Hillel International, the largest worldwide Jewish campus organization.

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'Locally grown' broccoli looks, tastes better to consumers

In tests, consumers in upstate New York were willing to pay more for broccoli grown in New York when they knew where it came from, Cornell researchers found.

CLASP participants connect through lifelong learning

Staff and student participants in the Community Learning and Service Partnership program attended a Dec. 12 luncheon in Warren Hall for a “midyear celebration of learning.”

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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.