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Bree Newsome: 'Everyone has a role to play'

In the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture, Feb. 11 in Sage Chapel, Bree Newsome recalled the events leading up to her removing a Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds in 2015.

Digital ag is Cornell’s newest radical collaboration initiative

Digital agriculture at Cornell has just been seeded for robust additional growth by being added as a strategic discipline area to the provost's radical collaboration initiative.

David Honan to lead Cornell Police

Deputy Chief of Police David Honan will become Cornell University Chief of Police March 4, succeeding Kathy Zoner, who is leaving the university for a position at a national professional services firm.

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President Pollack thanks United Way supporters

At a gathering Feb. 6, President Martha E. Pollack thanked top supporters of the 2018-19 Cornell United Way Campaign who, with all other Cornell donors, raised $614,522 of this year’s $750,000 goal.

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Extension podcast breaks down impact of 2018 Farm Bill

Season 3 of Cornell Cooperative Extension’s “Extension Out Loud” podcast series kicks off by unpacking what the 2018 Farm Bill means for New York state farmers and agricultural stakeholders.

Cornell partners in center to tackle rural schools’ challenges

Cornell is a partner in the new Harvard-based National Center for Rural Education Research Networks, which will support a network of 60 rural school districts in New York and Ohio.

Johnson Museum education curator Klimaszewski retires

Cathy Klimaszewski retires after a 32-year career with the Johnson Museum.

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Mellon-funded Rural Humanities initiative launches

A Rural Humanities scholarly initiative, funded by a grant from the Mellon Foundation, will foster deeper engagement with rural communities, emphasizing “knowledge with a public purpose.”

Jessica Martinez named to lead Johnson Museum

Jessica Levin Martinez, head of the Division of Academic and Public Programs at the Harvard Art Museums, has been appointed director of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, beginning July 15.