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Weill Cornell Medicine honored again for diversity, inclusion

For the third year in a row, Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

Pollack announces residence hall namings in annual address

In her fourth State of the University Address, Cornell President Martha E. Pollack announced that two residence halls will be named for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54 and Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, M.A. ’55.

Alum’s film to be available for online sneak peek Oct. 16

Director Robert H. Lieberman ’62 takes viewers on a journey into the vast and little-known country of Mongolia in his new film, “Echoes of the Empire: Beyond Genghis Khan.” A one-week online sneak peek begins Oct. 16.

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Klarman Fellow examines tech policy via social science

Baobao Zhang’s three-year Klarman Postdoctoral Fellowship in the College of Arts and Sciences is an opportunity to research technology policy, particularly on the governance of emerging technologies such as AI.

Summer program helped bolster local indigent defense

The Cornell Defender Program virtually teamed undergraduates and law students with trial attorneys to support indigent defense in Tompkins County and a more diverse pipeline of students interested in law careers.

Chronicle adds daily email option for news from Cornell

Readers anywhere in the world who rely upon the Cornell Chronicle for news from far above Cayuga’s waters and beyond now have a new option: a quick and clean daily email that captures the day’s top stories and delivers them to their inbox.

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Cornell’s Adult University hosting 2020 election seminar

Cornell’s Adult University is hosting free and pay-to-view live online seminars open to the public this fall, beginning with “The 2020 Presidential Election – an Online Seminar.”

CCMR JumpStart program funding three NYS companies

Three New York state companies have been chosen to participate in the Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart Program, through which they will collaborate with faculty members to develop and improve their products.

Chuck Feeney reaches lifetime goal: giving away a fortune

Charles F. “Chuck” Feeney ’56, founding chairman of The Atlantic Philanthropies, has finally reached a goal that was decades in the making: giving away his entire fortune during his lifetime.

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Researchers disrupt signaling pathway to treat colitis

Researchers led by Hening Lin have found a new way to potentially treat inflammatory bowel disease, as well as other autoimmune disorders, by targeting a mechanism that regulates the signaling pathway that enables inflammation to occur.

‘Yeshiva Days’ records Lower East Side Jewish life

Professor Jonathan Boyarin studied at Mesiytha Tifereth Jerusalem, New York’s oldest institution of rabbinic learning. His new book describes his experiences in “Yeshiva Days: Learning on the Lower East Side.”

Expert on domestic worker rights to give ILR lecture Oct. 15

McGill University law professor Adelle Blackett, will deliver the Industrial and Labor Relation's annual Cook-Gray Lecture, Oct. 15 at 4:30 p.m.