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Spring runway fashion show celebrates 40th on March 2

Undergraduate designers will make their fashion statements, and in many cases take a big career step, in the Cornell Fashion Collective’s 40th Spring Runway Show, to be held March 2 at 7 p.m. in Barton Hall.

William B. Streett, former engineering dean, dies at 92

William B. Streett, who was recognized for changing the culture of undergraduate studies as dean of Cornell Engineering, died Feb. 5 in Cincinnati. He was 92.

40 years of crop research shows inequities

A systematic analysis of 40 years of studies on public crop breeding programs found that cereal grains receive significantly more research attention than other crops important for food security and only 33% of studies sought input from both men and women.

United Way campaign raises $439K – and counting – for community

The Cornell United Way President’s Leadership Association recognized donors who have contributed $1,000 or more to Cornell’s 2023 United Way campaign during a reception held Feb. 20 at Moakley House.

Agrarian Studio expands with Future of Work fellowship

Hadia Akhtar Khan, a post-doctoral associate, is working with Associate Professor Sarah Besky to build a scholarly community and host conferences at Cornell.

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MLK lecture: Encourage democracy, fight suppression

Kimberlé Crenshaw ’81, a legal scholar, reflected on the ways Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s influence shaped her personal, academic and professional journey.

Book brings elusive Greek technical writer into focus

Hero of Alexandria's writings on things like pneumatics, pure geometry and catapults have influenced many through the ages and his principles touch early modern inventions including the player piano and the fire engine.

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Deportation threat worsens Latinos’ anxiety, mental health

A hostile environment that threatens Latino noncitizens with deportation is associated with psychological distress among not only Latino noncitizens but also Latino U.S. citizens who aren’t vulnerable to deportation, a Cornell-led research group found.

In their own words: Students from Ghana on the first snow of winter

In their own words: Graduate students from Ghana on the first snow of winter at Cornell

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Lennon chases down literary thrills in new series

J. Robert Lennon’s “weird hike through the wilderness” of publishing has led him to a new and unexpected place: writing his first thriller, “Hard Girls,” published Feb. 20 by Mulholland Books.    

Baker Program in Real Estate announces STEM designation

The Baker Program is proud to announce two new developments that enhance the value of its MPS-RE degree and open it up to students from a broad range of backgrounds.

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