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Five faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Five Cornell faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

2020 TOGO awards recognize community as ‘a place of heart’

The 10th annual Cornell Town-Gown Awards – known as the TOGOs – took on the warmth of camaraderie as three community partners were recognized in a virtual event Nov. 21 for their neighborly teamwork.

Black Lives student group donates $100K to justice programs

Cornell Students for Black Lives, a coalition of student organizations, helped raise more than $100,000 in support of racial justice. Funds from the campaign were recently distributed to groups both locally and nationally.

NSF to decommission Cornell-designed Arecibo telescope

The large Cornell-designed telescopic ‘ear’ at Arecibo, Puerto Rico, which listened for the enlightening crackle of the cosmos for nearly six decades, now hears silence.

Women’s entrepreneurship institute set for major expansion

A new grant will enable the Bank of America Institute for Women's Entrepreneurship at Cornell to enroll another 30,000 students in its online certificate program, more than doubling total enrollment while continuing to make diversity a priority.

Roman historian views early martyr narratives as ‘living texts’

In his new book, “The Early Martyr Narratives: Neither Authentic Accounts nor Forgeries,” humanities professor Éric Rebillard argues that martyr narratives are “fluid texts,” written anonymously, but not as literal historical documents.

President updates community on spring 2021 planning

President Martha E. Pollack urged continued flexibility and a shared sense of responsibility among the Cornell community as she outlined campus plans for the spring semester.

Leadership Sessions: COVID-19 cluster prompts swift response

In the sixth Cornell Leadership Sessions video, President Martha E. Pollack and Dr. Gary Koretzky, vice provost for academic integration, discuss the recent cluster of cases on the Ithaca campus, the need for continued vigilance and plans for a hybrid spring semester.

Schwartz research award applications due Dec. 11

Women and underrepresented minority faculty members engaging in life science research have until Dec. 11 to apply for a grant from the Schwartz Research Fund for Women and Other Underrepresented Faculty in the Life Sciences.