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Cornell to host emergency response exercise April 14

Cornell will host a large-scale emergency response exercise at Schoellkopf Field and nearby campus parking lots on Sunday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to about 1:30 p.m.

Cornell to implement innovative approach to student mental health services

A new approach to Cornell Health’s clinical mental health services will be implemented next fall, according to Ryan Lombardi, vice president for student and campus life.

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Rohit Verma named provost at Vietnam’s Vin University

Rohit Verma, dean of external relations at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, has been named founding provost of Vin University in Hanoi, Vietnam. His three-year appointment is effective July 1.

Things to Do, April 5-12, 2019

Events include two Carl Becker Lecture Series talks by historian and author Michael Kazin; a lecture by wildlife conservationist and A.D. White Professor-At-Large Laurie Marker; Cornell Cinema’s screening of “Dragnet Girl,” accompanied live by the electronic group Coupler; and Swiss artist Elisabeth Masé in a conversation at the Johnson Museum.

Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship launches

The College of Veterinary Medicine has launched the Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship, a new interdisciplinary program intended to spur research, training and outreach.

Indonesia’s finance minister to give Bartels lecture April 10

Sri Mulyani Indrawati – two-time Indonesian minister of finance, economic reformer and powerful advocate for gender equality and education – will give the annual Bartels World Affairs Lecture April 10.

Series of events to mark 50th anniversary of Willard Straight Hall occupation

The Cornell community will examine the event’s significance in the university’s history and its part in the broader civil rights movement.

New lecture series in human evolution honors late professor

The inaugural event in the Kenneth A.R. Kennedy Lecture in Human Evolution series will be April 9 and will feature Cynthia Beall, professor of anthropology at Case Western Reserve University.

Riché Richardson: from surgery to recovery to hope

At the March 28 Soup & Hope, associate professor of African-American literature Riché Richardson recounted how surgeries and faith taught her to live life to the fullest. 

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