Apr. 21, 2017Cornell President Martha E. Pollack stopped by the Student Assembly meeting in Willard Straight Hall April 20, her fourth day in office, making brief remarks before taking questions for about a half hour on a multitude of topics.
Apr. 20, 2017Events on campus this week include a celebration of poetry and languages, Yamatai's Pulse concert and Rhythms of China, avant-garde filmmaker Ken Jacobs and a lecture on the history of Polish Jews.
Apr. 20, 2017On Saturday, April 22, the Cornell Institute for Fashion and Fiber Innovation will host its 2017 symposium, a conversation on the most recent advances and developments in wearable technology.
Apr. 20, 2017The Theory Reading Group is hosting a conference at Cornell, Listening to Trauma, April 27-28, on Cathy Caruth's influential book, Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative, and History.
Apr. 20, 2017Senior Adam Shelepak has been named the 2017 winner of the Cornell University Relations' Campus-Community Leadership Award to a graduating senior who has shown exceptional town-gown leadership.
Apr. 20, 2017Students placed price tags on about 80 trees April 18 to demonstrate the dollar value of the ecosystem services the trees provide, such as energy savings and intercepting storm water runoff.
Apr. 20, 2017Cornell sent 18 graduate and professional students from the Ithaca campus and Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City to Capitol Hill for Cornell Advocacy Day April 5.
Apr. 20, 2017Public service announcements about the dangers of drunken driving could save thousands of lives each year – but only if those ad campaigns are better funded and more people see them, according to three Cornell researchers.
Apr. 20, 2017A new Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows Program encompassing all research disciplines at the university will appoint its first six fellows during the 2017-2018 academic year.
Apr. 20, 2017On/By Black Women/Black Girls, a symposium April 21-22 at the Africana Studies and Research Center, gathers scholars, artists, activists and youths for discussion, poetry and films.
Apr. 20, 2017The new theory proposes that vegetarianism is an identity, not just a series of decisions about what to eat. A Cornell undergraduate and his academic adviser came up with the new way to think about vegetarianism.
Apr. 20, 2017The first-ever Industrial Hemp Summit on April 18 at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences looked at industrial hemp as a lucrative addition to New York agriculture.
Apr. 20, 2017Four Cornell juniors were selected for prestigious Truman and Udall scholarships this week.
Apr. 19, 2017The Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life announced that Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity has been placed on on interim suspension status.
Apr. 19, 2017The Ninth Annual Asia-Pacific Leadership Conference drew more than 160 university faculty, leaders and alumni to Hong Kong April 7-8. Fifteen Cornell Clubs and communities were represented.
Apr. 19, 2017More than 200 alumni are expected to return to campus – along with a few humanoid robots – for Entrepreneurship at Cornell's Celebration conference, April 27-28.
Apr. 19, 2017The recently completed online resource Cornerstones in American Middle Class: Historical Collective Bargaining Agreements Project at the ILR School's Kheel Center is seeing heavy traffic from scholars.
Apr. 19, 2017Two Cornell researchers are leading a collaboration that aims to benefit both coffee farmers in Colombia and the country's biodiverse bird population.
Apr. 19, 2017A multidisciplinary design and research team, assembled to tackle the environmental problem of post-consumer textile waste, has developed a unique fabric-shredding machine called the Fiberizer.
Apr. 19, 2017Honeybees encounter high danger due to lingering and wandering pesticides, according to an analysis of the bee's own food, according to Cornell research in Nature Scientific Reports, April 19.
Apr. 18, 2017On-demand bike sharing – commonplace in major metropolitan areas – became a reality at Cornell April 14 at a ribbon-cutting ceremony outside Kennedy Hall, with about 50 onlookers eying the Zagster bikes.
Apr. 18, 2017The Disinformation Age: The Collapse of Liberal Democracy in the United States finds disinformation intensified in 1980, when Ronald Reagan's election triggered economic inequality.
Apr. 18, 2017An international team of researchers, including a Cornell cognitive scientist, reports physiological evidence showing how the brain combines words into phrases in real time during reading.
Apr. 18, 2017Industry leaders, academics and former students gathered April 12 in San Francisco to celebrate Donald P. Greenberg ’55, Cornell’s Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Computer Graphics.
Apr. 18, 2017The Institute for the Social Sciences' Small Grants Program is funding a series of critical social science projects and a conference with its spring 2017 awards.