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1. eHub opens doors to first set of student entrepreneurs

eHub opened earlier this month in Kennedy Hall and houses the offices of Entrepreneurship at Cornell and Blackstone LaunchPad for use by students, faculty and staff interested in entrepreneurship.

2. Leadership as dance: Colman Program empowers Ph.D.s

The Colman Leadership Program, hosted by the Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement and Diversity Programs in Engineering, offered personal exploration to 26 Ph.D. students in all fields of study June 14-18.

3. Health services to move to new addition starting June 27

Gannett Health Services is opening its new addition, with a temporary main entrance on Campus Road. Services will be provided in the new facility while the original 60-year-old building undergoes renovation.

4. Big data experts to share green ideas at World Economic Forum

Faculty members Harold van Es, Carla Gomes and Joshua Woodard will present their innovative research at the intersection of computation, food and sustainability at the World Economic Forum June 26-28 in Tianjin, China.

5. Conference to focus on computing for a greener world

Scientists will discuss ways to use computer power to solve problems in ecology and conservation at the Fourth International Conference on Computational Sustainability, July 6-8.

6. Kent Hubbell leaves a legacy of concern for Cornell's students

Kent Hubbell, B.Arch. '69, is returning to the architecture faculty after serving for 15 years as Cornell's dean of students, a tenure marked by his concern and support for students' well-being.

7. Economics professor Tapan Mitra gives back to students

Professor Tapan Mitra has established annual prizes benefiting students in the Department of Economics with a $100,000 endowment, as a “concrete expression of my continuing attachment to this great institution of learning.”

8. 'Global City Sampling Day' launches Weill antimicrobial study

Spanning six continents, 32 countries and 54 cities, more than 12,000 samples of DNA, RNA and microbes from surfaces in subways, buses, airports and other well-traveled public meeting spaces were collected June 21.

9. Edward McLaughlin named interim dean of the Dyson School

A faculty member since 1983, McLaughlin is senior associate director of the Dyson School. He will become Dyson's interim David J. Nolan Dean starting July 1, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced.

10. Renaissance scholar Carol Kaske dies at 83

Professor Emerita of English and Renaissance literature scholar Carol V. Kaske died June 15, 2016 at Cayuga Medical Center. She was 83.