New employee excellence award honors sustainability service

Honoring the importance of sustainability stewardship, culture, and contributions by employees, a new "Culture of Sustainability" category has been added to the campus employee excellence awards in 2022.

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Niemi wins Kaplan Family Fellowship

Laura Niemi, assistant professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and management and organizations in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, has won the 2022 Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship for her work teaching applied moral psychology through community-engaged learning.

Dr. Jedd Wolchok to lead Meyer Cancer Center

Wolchok, an internationally acclaimed medical oncologist, will lead a clinical enterprise dedicated to translating groundbreaking discoveries on the underlying causes of cancer into cutting-edge treatment approaches and personalized therapies to improve patient outcomes.

Facilities, campus services staff recognized for achievements

The awards honored excellence among the 1,000 staff who keep the university running, in areas from trades and building care to finance, engineering, transportation and maintenance.

Registrar star Lisa M. Clark wins George Peter Award

For her heroic efforts to get students enrolled virtually during the fall 2020 pandemic semester – and after 26 1/2 years at Cornell – Lisa M. Clark, the inaugural deputy university registrar in the Office of the University Registrar (OUR), has won the 2022 George Peter Award for Dedicated Service.

“Startup Cornell” podcast features one-year anniversary special

Hear speakers from the podcast's first year share their top tips.

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Cornell Cinema names new director

A new director, Molly Ryan, will take the helm of Cornell Cinema this fall, succeeding Mary Fessenden, who has led the organization for 35 years.

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Weatherspoon, Lewis honored for diversity contributions

The awards are based on nominations from students, faculty and staff, and the recommendations of a selection committee. The recognition comes with a $15,000 prize to be used for research, scholarship and other activities at Cornell.

Summer concerts return to the Arts Quad

Starting with renowned local artist Maddy Walsh, summer concerts return to the Arts Quad, July 1, 8 and 15, beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is free for all concerts.

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