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1. President-elect lauds 'unmatched' excellence at Cornell

Elizabeth Garrett received a warm welcome on her first day as Cornell’s 13th president-elect at a luncheon with Cornell and local community members Sept. 30.

2. Constitutional scholar looks at who can and cannot vote

Constitutional scholar Sanford Levinson looked at who can and cannot vote due to a variety of laws and rules in a campus talk Sept. 29.

3. Garrett: Founders' vision 'resonates with my life'

Elizabeth Garrett, the university’s newly named 13th president and the first woman to hold the post, discussed a wide range of issues at a press conference Sept. 30.

4. Choice for president follows thoughtful, inclusive search

The choice for Cornell’s 13th president, Elizabeth Garrett, followed a thoughtful, inclusive six-month search process that welcomed input from faculty, staff, students and alumni.

5. Into the Streets Oct. 24-25 promises to be biggest ever

Into the Streets, Cornell’s largest philanthropic effort, hopes to send more than 1,200 students into the community Oct. 24-25 to help local nonprofit agencies and public organizations through volunteer projects.

6. Kaushik Basu heads International Economic Association

Cornell economist Kaushik Basu has been named president-elect of the International Economic Association. He will assume the position of president in 2017.

7. Elizabeth Garrett, USC provost, named Cornell's 13th president

On Sept. 30 the board of trustees approved the appointment of Elizabeth Garrett, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Southern California, as Cornell’s next president. Garrett, who will be the first woman to lead the university, will assume the presidency July 1, 2015.

8. JumpStart grants awarded to three New York state companies

Three New York companies are the latest recipients of Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart grants.

9. Ithaca Physics Bus and local teens take physics to NYC

Cornell graduate students and local teens affiliated with the outreach program Xraise Cornell showcased their JunkGenie projects and the Ithaca Physics Bus at the World Maker Faire in New York City.

10. A.D. White Professor-at-Large Christopher Hogwood dies

Musicologist, musician and early music exponent Christopher Hogwood, an A.D. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell, has died. He was 73.