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‘Stick to your values,’ general tells ROTC cadets

ROTC cadets were commissioned as second lieutenants, ensigns and captains at the Tri-Service ROTC Brigade Commissioning Ceremony, May 24 in Barton Hall.

Things to Do, May 24-31, 2019

Events this week include the Chorus and Glee Club’s annual Commencement Concert; scientists discussing cosmic particles and volcanoes at Science on Tap; and the 2019 Ithaca Festival Parade.

Merrill scholars honor their mentoring teachers, professors

The arc of educational continuity and inspirational teaching was celebrated May 22 at the 31st annual Merrill Presidential Scholars convocation in Willard Straight Hall.

Veterinary Biobank is first accredited under new standard

The Cornell Veterinary Biobank celebrated its International Organization of Standards accreditation with a ceremony May 22. It is the first biobank of any kind in the world to be so accredited.

VP Opperman: Staff graduates met their challenges with ‘gusto’

Thirty-three university staff members were recognized for earning academic degrees at the 23rd annual Staff Graduate Reception, May 20 in the Hall of Fame Room in Friends Hall.

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Cornell to host national Science Olympiad

About 2,000 middle and high school students will show their science and engineering acumen at the 35th annual Science Olympiad National Tournament, May 31-June 1 at Cornell.

Undergrad humanities scholars present their research

The Humanities Scholars Conference, May 10 at the A.D. White House, featured 28 undergraduate research and thesis presentations and laid groundwork for an interdisciplinary humanities scholars program.

Weiss to Congress: Face China by strengthening democracy

Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, offered insights into China’s digital authoritarianism in testimony May 16 before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

Mabry celebrates 30 years orchestrating Commencement

As director of the Office of University Commencement Events since 1989, Connie Mabry has orchestrated the graduation ceremonies over the tenure of six university presidents.

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