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The "coolest season at Cornell," Winter Session is a great opportunity to earn up to four credits in just a few weeks, enjoy small classes, concentrate on intensive study, and get to know your professor and classmates.

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150 phenomenal years.
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Courses and programs

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Featured winter programs

BIOEE 2640 Tropical Field Ornithology in the Dominican Republic
January 2-16, 2015
Taught by André Dhondt
HD 3490 Positive Psychology
January 5-17, 2015
Taught by Anthony Ong
NS 1150 Nutrition, Health, and Society
January 2-17, 2015
Taught by David Levitsky (online)

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