Drew Harvell named US Science Envoy by State Department

Drew Harvell, professor emerita of ecology and evolutionary biology who studies sustainable marine biodiversity, is one of seven U.S. researchers named 2023 U.S. Science Envoys by the Department of State.

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Monitoring invades truckers’ privacy without boosting safety

Karen Levy, associate professor of information science, examines how truckers’ work is being affected by a proliferation of electronic logging technology in a new book, “Data Driven: Truckers, Technology, and the New Workplace Surveillance.”

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U.S. academia won’t achieve faculty diversity at current pace

Researchers from the Department of Communication state that at the current rate of diversification, U.S. colleges and universities will never achieve racial parity that’s on par with the rest of the country, but that steps can be taken to make it happen.

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Nicki Moore named director of athletics

Nicki Webber Moore, vice president and director of athletics at Colgate University, has been named Cornell’s Meakem Smith Director of Athletics and Physical Education. She will be Cornell’s first female director of athletics.

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Unique fellowship honors bioacoustics pioneer

Philanthropist K. Lisa Yang ’74 has endowed $1.5 million to establish the Katharine B. Payne Fellows Program in Conservation Bioacoustics in honor of Katy Payne ’59, a pioneer in the burgeoning science of bioacoustics. 

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Cornell Veterans Colleague Network Group honors continuation of service

Cornell Veterans Colleague Network Group observed Veterans Day 2022 with events and a new "Continuation of Service" award.

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Cornell, global partners discuss the next ‘grand challenge’

More than 300 faculty, staff and students from Cornell and the new Cornell Global Hubs gathered Nov. 16-17 to discuss ideas for the next universitywide Global Grand Challenge.

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New fellows expand community-engaged learning network

Faculty from seven Cornell colleges have been named Engaged Faculty Fellows through the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement, joining a network that is committed to advancing engaged teaching and scholarship at Cornell and in their academic disciplines.

Four officers pinned and four promoted at police ceremony

Four Cornell University Police Department officers were officially sworn in and four others received promotions at the officer commissioning and swearing-in ceremony, held Nov. 8 at Moakley House.