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1. Bronfenbrenner talk highlights inequalities in children's health

University of Pittsburgh professor Karen Matthews explored biological links to persistent social inequalities in childhood health during the 2017 Bronfenbrenner Lecture, held June 15 in Martha Van Rensselaer Hall.

2. Musicologist Alejandro Madrid receives Dent Medal

Alejandro L. Madrid, professor of music, has been awarded the Royal Musical Association's Dent Medal. He is the first Latin American winner of the award, which has been given since 1961.

3. Hayes, Kinzler recognized by World Economic Forum

Alexander Hayes, assistant professor of astronomy, and Katherine Kinzler, associate professor of psychology and human development, were named Young Scientists 2017 by the World Economic Forum.

4. WCM hackathon focuses on 3-D printing innovation

The Clinical and Translational Science Center, in collaboration with the medical student group Tech-in-Medicine, hosted its first hackathon, the 3-D Printing Innovation Challenge, over the course of several days in May.

5. Kate Walsh named dean of School of Hotel Administration

Kate Walsh, MPS ’90, has been named the seventh dean of the School of Hotel Administration, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced June 16. She is the first female dean of the Hotel School and the second alumnus to lead it.

6. Things to Do, June 16-Aug. 4, 2017

Summer events on campus this include exhibitions with local connections at the Johnson Museum; cinema under the stars on Willard Straight Terrace; and free performances, lectures and concerts.

7. VP for infrastructure, properties and planning appointed

Frederick Burgess, recently the commanding officer of Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Washington, D.C., has been named vice president for infrastructure, properties and planning at Cornell. His appointment begins Sept. 1.

8. Cornell Summer Session celebrates 125 years

The School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions will mark the 125th anniversary of Cornell's first formal summer session with a party for the community July 7 on the Arts Quad.

9. Cornell CubeSat wins ride into space with NASA in 2019

Cornell's Cislunar Explorers team has won the final phase of NASA's CubeSat competition and thus has earned a spot on a 2019 flight, in hope of completing its mission of a lunar orbit.

10. Course explores our future with robots and AI

A new computer science course offered last semester explored the ethical and social issues raised by the emergence of robots and artificial intelligence.