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Sabrina Karim wins grant to study women in peacekeeping

Sabrina Karim, assistant professor of government, has been awarded a grant to assess the barriers affecting women’s participation in military and police forces involved in peacekeeping missions.

Bernard Yudowitz, Cornell Hillel benefactor, dies at 85

Dr. Bernard S. Yudowitz ’55, a forensic psychiatrist, philanthropist and a Cornell benefactor whose legacy of support impacted student life, died Dec. 11 at age 85.


New center improves employment relations in hospitality

The ILR School and the School of Hotel Administration have strengthened their partnership by establishing the Cornell Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations, an equally shared initiative of the schools.

NEH supports faculty research, preservation projects

Faculty members Denise Green and Rachana Kamtekar have received support for preservation and research projects from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

History of Capitalism initiative takes big-picture approach

The study of the history of capitalism at Cornell is fueled by insightful, big-picture questions, many of which were raised during a Nov. 15 roundtable discussion.

Honoring December grads, who ‘did things a little bit differently’

Around 470 graduates were honored at the Recognition Ceremony for 2018 December Graduates, held before an audience of 2,000 family members and friends on Dec. 15 at Barton Hall.

Moseley receives Engaged Cornell faculty award

Jeanne Moseley, director of the Division of Nutritional Sciences’ Global Health Program, has been awarded the George D. Levy Faculty Award for her efforts to create exemplary, sustained community-engaged projects.

Rob Osborn, Phil and Susan Bartels return to campus to celebrate staff

Phil and Susan Bartels, founders of Cornell’s Bartels Awards for Custodial Service Excellence, and retired Building Care director Rob Osborn returned to campus Dec. 14 to recognize the work of more than 400 Building Care staff.


George Lowery, quick-witted Cornell Chronicle managing editor, dies at 60

George Lowery, the Cornell Chronicle’s managing editor, whose sharp pen, affable personality and spirited laugh became the heart of the busy news organization, died Dec. 10 in Ithaca. He was 60 years old.