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Cornell to celebrate Giving Day March 11

Cornell will celebrate its seventh Giving Day March 11, in a 24-hour campaign bringing together Cornellians around the world to show their support for the university and compete in friendly challenges, game shows and more.

Women in tech program expanding to DC

Gender Equality in Tech (GET) Cities, led by Cornell Tech-based Break Through Tech and SecondMuse, in partnership with Melinda Gates’ Pivotal Ventures, has launched GET DC as its next city hub.

Charters segregate schools but diversify neighborhoods

Residential and school segregation historically mirrored each other, but charter schools have weakened the link between neighborhood and school assignment, finds research led by Peter Rich.

Search committee set for policy school’s founding dean

A year after the provost announced plans to create a School of Public Policy, following a multiyear review of how to elevate Cornell’s excellence and prominence in the social sciences, the search for its first dean is underway.

Students, alumni celebrate Black graduate excellence

“Celebrating Black Graduate Excellence at Cornell,” a two-day series of alumni-filled panels, honored the contributions of Black graduate students and the Black Graduate and Professional Student Association.

Male lyrebirds snare mates with ‘acoustic illusion’

Researchers discover that Australia’s superb lyrebird males imitate the panicked alarm calls of a mixed-species flock of birds while they are courting and even while mating with a female.

March 8 event to elevate women artists on Wikipedia

Art + Feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thon uses the power of research to celebrate the lives and works of underrepresented women artists.

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System of Rice Intensification recognized for climate policy impact

The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) has been named as a 2020 climate policy "breakthrough" for government initiatives in Vietnam to increase agricultural production there while reducing methane emissions from rice paddies.

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EARS peer-support offerings to be reimagined

Operational changes to Cornell’s peer-led counseling program, EARS, will reshape the student organization this spring, and new opportunities will be developed for students to support one another and bolster campus mental health.

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