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The 2020 Girls High School Programming Contest, open to all high school girls, will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, on the Ithaca and Cornell Tech campuses.

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Undergraduates can now apply for the new Science Communication and Public Engagement minor, designed to prepare students to be socially engaged scientists who can clearly communicate their findings.

The 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture, Feb. 17 in Sage Chapel, will feature a conversation with criminal justice activist Yusef Salaam.

Cornell’s Department of Music is collaborating with performers from Ithaca College and the community to offer Ithaca Sounding 2020, a multi-day, multi-venue event Jan. 30-Feb. 2.

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In mid-December, as the fall semester drew to a close, the Center for Teaching Innovation hosted the inaugural Cornell “Thank a Professor” event in Mann Library, Duffield Hall and Willard Straight Hall.

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In mid-December, as the fall semester drew to a close, the Center for Teaching Innovation hosted the inaugural Cornell “Thank a Professor” event in Mann Library, Duffield Hall and Willard Straight Hall.

Faculty members Anthony Burrow and Julia Felippe, Ph.D. ’02, have been appointed provost’s fellows for public engagement, to advance Cornell’s public engagement mission and initiatives around community-engaged learning and research.

A 23-year partnership between the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York, and the College of Veterinary Medicine provides care for endangered species while giving veterinarians and students specialized training.

The second Community Engagement Staff Institute on Jan. 7 drew 70 staff members from across campus to discuss their engagement work with students and ways to strengthen community partnerships.

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