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Bree Newsome to give MLK commemorative lecture Feb. 11

Activist Bree Newsome, who removed the Confederate battle flag at the South Carolina State House in 2015, will speak at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration on campus Feb. 11.

Book offers hope to parents of children who self-injure

A new book co-written by Janis Whitlock, a Cornell expert in adolescent self-injury, offers information, encouragement and support for parents and caretakers of children who self-injure.

Things to Do, Jan. 25-Feb. 1, 2019

Events this week include a Glee Club concert; new films and Ithaca filmmakers at Cornell Cinema; a Cornell-developed technology showcase in Duffield Hall and new exhibitions at the Johnson Museum.

New AAP dean sees opportunities for collaboration

As she begins her term as dean, J. Meejin Yoon, B.Arch. ’95, discusses opportunities and challenges for the College of Architecture, Art and Planning and its students and faculty.

Ithaca College president urges living a life of integrity

Shirley M. Collado, president of Ithaca College, urged her audience of more than 160 in Sage Chapel Jan. 17 to “model a humanity we want our youth to reflect back to us.”

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What happens when bosses don’t practice what they preach?

Managers who say one thing and do another often get negative reactions from employees. But the misalignment of words and deeds can be viewed as neutral or even positive, says Cornell researcher Brian Lucas.

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.

Regeneron CEO named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year

Dr. Leonard S. Schleifer ’73 has been named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year for 2019. He will be honored April 11-12 during Celebration, Entrepreneurship at Cornell’s annual conference in Ithaca.

Saturn’s icy rings reveal another secret: they’re young

Data from the last days of the NASA spacecraft Cassini show that Saturn’s beautiful, extensive rings are relatively young – perhaps created when dinosaurs roamed the Earth.