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Muse, Shaw win Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism

John H. Muse of the University of Chicago and arts journalist Helen Shaw have won the 2017-18 George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism, administered by Cornell’s Department of English.

Margaret Martonosi ’86 visits as A.D. White Professor-at-Large

Computer scientist Margaret Martonosi '86 will interact with students and faculty Jan. 22-26 as an Andrew Dickson White Professor-at-Large.

Hands-on, intensive parenting is best, most parents say

Parents may struggle to meet the ideal of intensive parenting – especially if they have low incomes and education levels, according to a new study by Patrick Ishizuka.

Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference opens to all

All graduates are encouraged to participate either in person or remotely and help shape the university's strategy for alumni engagement when the Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference convenes Feb. 8-10 in Boston.

English professor edits new edition of ‘Cane’

A new edition of Jean Toomer’s “Cane,” edited by Cornell professor George Hutchinson, revives the 1923 novel of the African-American experience as “a book for our times.”

Leo Renaghan, hospitality marketing innovator, dies at 75

Professor Emeritus Leo Renaghan, one of the first academics to introduce modern marketing methods to the hospitality industry, died Dec. 31 of brain cancer. He was 75.

Ithaca College president opens Soup & Hope series Jan. 17

Shirley Collado, Ithaca College president, will kick off the 2018 Soup and Hope series of talks Jan. 17 in Sage Chapel.

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Hempstead named dean of Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Dr. Barbara Hempstead will become dean of the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences on Jan. 14. She succeeds Dr. Carl Nathan, who is completing his planned two-year term.

Tickets on sale now for Feb. 16 Employee Celebration

Tickets now are on sale through Feb. 8 for the Cornell Winter Employee Celebration for staff, faculty, retirees and their families, to be held Feb. 16. Each $5 ticket includes dinner and athletics events.

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