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Cornell Alumni News
  • Five inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society
    Five Cornell doctoral candidates have been inducted into the Cornell chapter of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society.

  • ‘World According to Sound’ creators to be artists in residence
    Cornell’s Media Studies Initiative has announced that radio producers Chris Hoff ’02 and Sam Harnett, co-creators of the 90-second public radio show and podcast, “The World According to Sound,” will be artists in residence in Fall 2019.

  • Fine Arts Library service to be interrupted May 20-Aug. 5
    In preparation for the Aug. 5 opening of the Mui Ho Fine Arts Library, selected fine arts materials will not be available from May 20 to Aug. 5. Library patrons are asked to plan ahead and borrow needed materials in advance of this service interruption.

  • Perkins Prize, new awards celebrate learning across difference
    About 80 Cornell students, faculty, staff and trustees gathered for dinner at the Willard Straight Memorial Room April 17 to recognize recipients of the Perkins Prize and new diversity and inclusion awards.

  • Things to Do, April 19-26, 2019
    Events include a screening of “On the Basis of Sex” by Cornell Cinema, a free estate planning clinic, an exhibition of work by a student artist at the Seneca Place office building downtown, a panel discussion as part of the Cornell University Press sesquicentennial celebration, and a “Chats in the Stacks” book talk with English professor Daniel Schwarz.

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Cornell Daily Sun
  • President Pollack Lays Out Goals, Stresses Diversity Reform at GPSA Meeting
    President Martha E. Pollack ran through a laundry list of ongoing initiatives at the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly on Monday, including efforts to improve mental health, provide more assistance for international students and students with disabilities, and increase diversity of both the undergraduate and graduate student bodies.

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Week Slated to Begin April 29
    In 2017, a campus climate survey detailed that 55 percent of Cornell students had experienced sexual harassment. Sexual Assault Awareness Week, starting on April 29, aims to change these statistics.

  • Alumnus-Run Company Awarded $1 Million Grand Prize in GENIUS NY Competition
    Five teams pitched projects to a panel of judges in Syracuse last month, and Italian firm Sentient Blue — founded by Saïf-Deen Akanni ’90 — emerged with the top bid in the GENIUS NY competition. The state-sponsored award goes to initiatives to up the development of unmanned systems technology within New York in hopes of boosting the economy as well.

  • Bouchet Graduate Honor Society Inducts Five Cornellians
    Five Cornellians were inducted into the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society, which recognizes outstanding scholarship and promotes diversity and distinction in doctoral education and the professoriate. Among Cornell’s 2019 Bouchet scholars are Elaigwu Ameh grad, Lory Henderson grad, Marysol Luna grad, Aravind Natarajan grad and Monet Roberts grad.

  • World-Traveled, Grammy-Nominated Professor to Play Carriage House Cafe
    On Tuesday night, Prof. Ariana Kim, music — who has spent time in residence at places from New York to Italy and enjoyed teaching to students of all backgrounds — will serenade an audience in a more familiar location: The Carriage House Cafe.

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