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Karolyi selected as new dean of SC Johnson College of Business

Andrew Karolyi, acting dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business since Kevin F. Hallock stepped down March 4, will serve as dean of the college for the remainder of Hallock’s term, Provost Michael Kotlikoff has announced.

Lennon publishes doubleheader of new fantastical fiction

J. Robert Lennon, professor of Literatures in English, has written a fantastical novel about memory and trauma, and a collection of short stories that explores the absurd side of life.

Conversation to highlight ‘afterlife’ of mass incarceration

The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research will host a virtual conversation April 19 with University of Chicago sociologist Reuben Miller author of “Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration.”

Radio show features Executive Director of The Learning Web

The April 6 episode of ‘All Things Equal’ featured Danielia Barron, executive Director of the Learning Web, discussing how they have continued to support the needs of youth throughout COVID-19.

Around Cornell

Accepted Class of 2025 impresses during ‘a year like no other’

Cornell’s admitted class of 2025 – a class that applied to college during an unprecedented year interrupted by pandemic-related closures and quarantines – is an impressive one and its composition has set new levels of diversity for the university.

Center for Virtual Care expands digital health training

The center’s latest offering is a two-week online course, developed with eCornell, that provides strategies practitioners can use when caring for their patients remotely.

From Cornell to NASA to an icy moon of Jupiter

Laura Jones-Wilson, M.S. ’10, Ph.D. ’12, learned the term ‘aerospace engineer’ from watching ‘Star Trek’ episodes. With a Cornell education, she has landed her dream job at NASA.

Religion follows patterns of politicization during COVID-19

Religion protected mental health of members of several faith groups during the pandemic, but also constrained crisis response among some of the same groups, ultimately undercutting the overall effectiveness of public health efforts.

Study will help NYS livestock farmers maximize profit

Associate professor Todd Schmit and extension associate Matt LeRoux from Dyson will use a USDA grant on research to help improve the marketing returns for small- and medium-sized livestock farms in New York state.

New Model for Research Co-Production Speeds Knowledge to Impact on Natural Resource Management

A team of researchers led by Cornell Atkinson Director David Lodge is developing a model for collaborative engagement between university researchers and decision-makers to help define research agendas, enhance communication, and prioritize real-world impact. 

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Cornell Atkinson, EDF partner on three sustainability projects

Cornell Atkinson and Environmental Defense Fund announce three new Innovation for Impact [link] awards for research projects that aim to accelerate problem-solving research and catalyze rapid integration of research into effective policy.

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Pollack, Bala: Gift ‘unlocks growth’ for Cornell Bowers CIS

President Martha E. Pollack and Kavita Bala, dean of the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science, talked about the future of the college at Cornell Silicon Valley 21, held virtually March 30.