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Nicki Moore named director of athletics

Nicki Webber Moore, vice president and director of athletics at Colgate University, has been named Cornell’s Meakem Smith Director of Athletics and Physical Education. She will be Cornell’s first female director of athletics.

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Unique fellowship honors bioacoustics pioneer

Philanthropist K. Lisa Yang ’74 has endowed $1.5 million to establish the Katharine B. Payne Fellows Program in Conservation Bioacoustics in honor of Katy Payne ’59, a pioneer in the burgeoning science of bioacoustics. 

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Cornell Veterans Colleague Network Group honors continuation of service

Cornell Veterans Colleague Network Group observed Veterans Day 2022 with events and a new "Continuation of Service" award.

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Cornell, global partners discuss the next ‘grand challenge’

More than 300 faculty, staff and students from Cornell and the new Cornell Global Hubs gathered Nov. 16-17 to discuss ideas for the next universitywide Global Grand Challenge.

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New fellows expand community-engaged learning network

Faculty from seven Cornell colleges have been named Engaged Faculty Fellows through the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement, joining a network that is committed to advancing engaged teaching and scholarship at Cornell and in their academic disciplines.

Four officers pinned and four promoted at police ceremony

Four Cornell University Police Department officers were officially sworn in and four others received promotions at the officer commissioning and swearing-in ceremony, held Nov. 8 at Moakley House.

Cornell gives used furniture new life, helps those in need

Since 2018, Denise Hubbard, inventory coordinator for Student and Campus Life, has arranged for the donation of 6,650 items, mostly to local nonprofits, in an effort to reduce waste and help those in need.

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Returning Employee Celebration draws a joyful crowd

The annual Fall Employee Celebration drew nearly 1,000 staff, faculty, retirees and relatives to campus Nov. 5 for a community dinner, athletics events and family activities.

Helping Veterans Find Wellbeing Through Farming

In 2015, Nina Saeli attended a veterans-only event sponsored by the Cornell Small Farms Program (CFSP). It was the beginning of a journey of literal and personal growth.

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At 88, Greenberg still on cutting edge with new course

At 88 years old, professor Don Greenberg ’55 is still on the cutting edge: He’s launched a new undergraduate and graduate course for students in both architecture and computer science, “Design in the Age of Digital Twins.”

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‘Blood Novels’ explores material, metaphor in Spanish realist fiction

Blood plays an important role – as both plot element and metaphor – in novels by Spain’s most prominent writers of the 19th century, according to literary scholar Julia Chang.

Weiss teaching award honors eight exceptional faculty

President Martha E. Pollack announced the faculty members honored with the Stephen H. Weiss Awards, which recognize excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring.