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Sixteen faculty and professional staff members in state contract colleges at Cornell are receiving the 2019-20 State University of New York Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

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Sixteen faculty and professional staff members in state contract colleges at Cornell are receiving the 2019-20 State University of New York Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

A May 22 webinar tapped into Cornell’s expertise on the study of democracy, which is facing challenges all over the world and has been for a long time – long before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eight new faculty members will begin teaching at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations this fall, completing a two-year cycle in which it hired 15 new members.

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The Cornell Center for Social Sciences has awarded $118,000 in spring grants supporting ambitious research projects and conferences involving two-dozen faculty members and resarchers.

Five Cornell students have been awarded $5,000 fellowships from the State University of New York to assist with SUNY graduate school expenses.

In 13 homes across the country last week, ILR School seniors received letters they wrote to their future selves nearly four years ago as students in Associate Professor Adam Seth Litwin’s Freshman Colloquium cohort.

Culminating four years of rigorous military training, five Cornell seniors became officers in the U.S. Navy, and one in the U.S. Marine Corps, in virtual ceremonies May 22. Three more will take the oath May 29.

The Cornell Center for Social Sciences has awarded nearly $110,000 in rapid response grants to help faculty pursue nine research projects related to the COVID-19 pandemic.