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Music department presents organ festival Oct. 20-23

The festival honors Dutch composer and keyboardist Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck.

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Precollege scholarship recipient wants to change healthcare in the Philippines

Carlos Jay Espinosa was awarded the Dean’s Scholarship from Cornell University Precollege Studies to take a biology course with Cornell faculty and earn college credit. “As a first-generation student, and one who didn’t come from a well-off household, I always dreamt of attending international opportunities like this, since programs of this kind are scarce in my country,” Espinosa said. “I thought of that dream as something impossible.”

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Seymour lecture focuses on Japan’s Olympic history

Historian Ken Ruoff will discuss the Japan that was on display during the Olympics in 1940 and 1965 at this year’s Harold Seymour Lecture in Sports History.

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Four from faculty receive Carpenter Advising Awards

Four Cornell faculty members have received Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Awards, which recognize sustained and distinguished contributions of professorial faculty and senior lecturers to undergraduate advising.

Student-led One Health Symposium tackles humanity’s shared health threats

The Veterinary One Health Association at Cornell hosted its annual symposium this weekend, Sept. 24 and 25. The two-day virtual event featured guest speakers, special lectures and a virtual poster session, all covering One Health issues.

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Student leads vaccine conversation with surgeon general

On Oct. 4, Jordan Tralins ’23, founder of the COVID Campus Coalition, will moderate a virtual discussion between college students and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy.

Collaboration plants seeds for cultural, biological conservation

A campus partnership with the Gayogo̱hó:nǫ’ (Cayuga Nation) seeks to conserve biodiversity and simultaneously safeguard human cultural values and traditions – including language – that depend on these natural resources.

Author: World’s greatest ideas came from interdisciplinary teamwork

The collaborative nature of innovation was one of the key messages author Steven Johnson delivered during a campus visit Sept. 22, as a guest of the Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity.

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NIH grant will support strengthening faculty diversity

Cornell is one of only seven institutions across the U.S. that will receive a funding award from the National Institutes of Health through a program aimed at increasing minority faculty in the biomedical sciences.

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