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Book retrieval effort gives grad student welcome relief

Doctoral student Benedetta Luciana Sara Carnaghi didn’t have to wait long to retrieve her research material and continue her work, thanks to a double-time effort by Cornell University Library staff.

Translation opens a thriving world of Chinese poetry

Nick Admussen, associate professor of Asian studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, has translated into English selections of Ya Shi’s poetry in the newly published “Floral Mutter.”

New eCornell program offers wellness counseling skills

To better equip helping professionals, the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures has developed a Wellness Counseling certificate program, offered online via eCornell.

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Cornell’s sixth Giving Day nets more than $7M

Giving Day, March 12, brought generous Cornell community members together from around the world to raise more than $7 million – including emergency funds in response to the coronavirus epidemic.

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CCE podcast helps NYS communities meet challenges

Cornell Cooperative Extension Assistant Director Keith Tidball discusses how he and extension associates help New York state residents deal with emergencies in the latest episode of the podcast “Extension Out Loud.”


Longtime athletic trainer Jim Case dies at 55

Jim Case, longtime associate head athletic trainer with the football and men’s lacrosse teams during his more than three decades at Cornell, died March 14 at age 55.

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A&S dean’s book stokes children’s imagination, wonder

Ray Jayawardhana, the Harold Tanner Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and a professor of astronomy, hopes to inspire the next generation of scientists with his first book for young children, “Child of the Universe.”

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Faculty mobilize to provide virtual instruction

Faculty members are developing innovative solutions as they prepare for the shift to online instruction April 6.

Cornell prepares for shift to virtual instruction

Cornell is embarking on an unprecedented effort to shift to online instruction for the rest of the semester following spring break – employing innovative measures to maximize learning and research while limiting the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease.

CALS-ILR leadership skills workshop is March 24-25

The “Leadership Skills for Success” workshop, March 24-25 in the Stocking Hall Conference Center, promises to help participants develop the critical communication and supervisory skills needed to build and lead their teams.

Moog festival to feature talks, music, exhibition

To celebrate the opening of the Cornell University Library archive honoring synthesizer pioneer Robert Moog, Ph.D. ’65, the university is hosting “When Machines Rock: A Celebration of Robert Moog and Electronic Music,” March 5-7.

Fire safety event March 3 in Willard Straight Hall

Cornell and the American Red Cross are co-hosting a fire safety/smoke detector event, to be held March 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Memorial Room of Willard Straight Hall.

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