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Cornell veterinary class of 2020 celebrates white coat ceremony

Third-year students in the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine gathered March 16 in Bailey Hall for the traditional White Coat Ceremony, signifying their transition into clinical training.

How hawkish is the Chinese public?

China’s citizens support greater reliance on the military and increased defense spending, according to a new study by Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government. But this is not necessarily cause for concern, she says.

Cornell students decry warming world at Global Climate Strike

About 250 students from Cornell, Ithaca High School and other local schools marched, chanted and rallied against a warming world as part of the Global Climate Strike March 15 on the Ithaca Commons. 

Vigil honors victims of the New Zealand mosque shootings

Yasin Ahmed, Cornell’s Muslim chaplain, led a vigil March 18 on Ho Plaza to remember the 50 people killed in the March 15 shootings at two mosques in New Zealand.

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Cornell, Air Force to study ‘disruptive material’ in new center

A center established by Cornell and the Air Force Research Lab aims to discover the atomic secrets of beta-gallium oxide, a new material important for the development of electronic devices.

Brainstorm renovation designs for Olin, Uris libraries

Cornell University Library has scheduled a pair of design research workshops – one for students, one for faculty – to brainstorm ideas for future renovations of Olin and Uris libraries.

Lean into uncertainty, AVP Winfield says at Soup & Hope

Speaking March 14 to an audience of more than 100 in Sage Chapel in the latest installment of Soup & Hope, Winfield said she learned that leaning into uncertainty unleashes the power of possibility.

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Giving Day 2019 sets new records

On Giving Day 2019, held March 14, the university recorded the highest number of gifts received on any day in its history, breaking last year’s Giving Day record: 13,858 donors contributed $7,869,264 to Cornell.

Women’s hockey wins in OT to advance to Frozen Four

Gillis Frechette ’22 scored in overtime to lift the No. 6 Cornell women’s hockey team past Northeastern, 3-2, and into the Frozen Four of the NCAA Div. I tournament.