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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professor Éric Rebillard argues that martyr narratives are “fluid texts,” written anonymously, but not as literal historical documents.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.

NIH extends funding of research into deadly Nipah virus

A Cornell researcher is studying Nipah virus in an effort to understand the basic mechanisms of transmission and infection, which are necessary steps toward vaccine development and other therapies.

Abolitionist scholars featured in virtual events

In two related virtual events, the Humanities Scholars Program, together with the Africana Studies and Research Center, will examine the topic of abolitionism from a scholarly and community perspective.

Swipe, match, eat: ‘Weet’ pitches better online dating app

A proposed dating app won the $3,000 top prize in the fifth annual Cornell Hospitality Pitch Deck Competition sponsored by the School of Hotel Administration’s Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship.

Susan Daniel wields biomolecular weapons to fight COVID-19

Years before COVID-19 turned into a global pandemic, biomolecular engineer Susan Daniel was already looking for ways to defeat it. Now she’s expanding her coronavirus studies, blending engineering with virology and data science.

Cornell to resume full retirement benefits and salaries

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack sent the following message Nov. 17: Last summer, as the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic were becoming clear, we held a number of meetings and town halls to describe those impacts…