Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:01:00 ESTThe new Engaged Cornell Hub on the third floor of Kennedy Hall offers a central location and shared collaborative space for public and community service and engagement units on campus.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:01:49 ESTEvents on campus include four new exhibitions at the Johnson Museum, Cornell Cinema reopening after renovations with free films for students, and the first-ever Animal Health Hackathon.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:01:47 ESTBuckle up your economic seat belts: Cornell's Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management will host the annual Agricultural and Food Business Outlook Conference on Jan. 24.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:01:08 ESTVijay Pendakur brings diverse life experiences to his role as the new Robert W. and Elizabeth C. Staley Dean of Students. Pendakur started his work at Cornell on Jan. 3.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:01:00 ESTThree Cornell University faculty will present big ideas on microbiome science to a gathering of influential thought leaders at the World Economic Forum Jan. 18 in Davos, Switzerland.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:01:00 ESTChoi unanimously was elected the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell's provost for medical affairs Jan. 17. He has served as interim dean since June 1, 2016.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:01:37 ESTThe 10th series of Soup and Hope talks will open Jan. 19 at noon in Sage Chapel with Soup and Hope's founder, Janet Shortall, associate dean of students.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:01:03 ESTThe Hon. Walter J. Relihan Jr. ’52, J.D. ’59, of Ithaca, a former Cornell University Counsel and retired New York State Supreme Court Justice, died Jan. 11, 2017. He was 86.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:01:00 ESTRosa Clemente, M.P.S. '02, will speak on the significance of political activism and social justice and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy, Jan. 24 at the Africana Studies and Research Center.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:01:31 ESTTickets can be purchased through Jan. 19 for Cornell’s Winter Employee Celebration, to be held Jan. 28. Tickets for Cornell faculty, staff, retirees and their families include dinner and men's basketball.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:01:34 ESTGordon Barger was named senior director of Benefit Services in December, succeeding Paul Bursic, and has begun his work at Cornell in that role.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 13:01:48 ESTLewis C. Cantley and Kristy Richards are growing radically collaborative research connections between Weill Cornell Medicine and the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:01:38 ESTRichard Penner, who served at the university for more than 40 years - from 1970 to 2012 - died Dec. 11 of progressive supranuclear palsy, a rare degenerative neurological disease. He was 70.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 16:01:00 ESTThe Atlantic Philanthropies, established by Charles F. Feeney '56, has made a $7 million grant to The Cornell Tradition, a fellowship program offering service, work and scholarship opportunities for undergraduates.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:12:00 ESTSix custodial and housekeeping staff members received the Bartels Award for Custodial Service Excellence Dec. 20, and one staff member and 10 children of staff members received scholarships.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 13:12:40 ESTPaul Fleming, professor of German studies and comparative literature, will become the Taylor Family Director of the Society for the Humanities when Timothy Murray’s term ends on June 30, 2017.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 11:12:00 ESTInterim President Hunter Rawlings sent a message Dec. 22 responding to a campus petition concerning Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students and reaffirming the university's commitment to these students.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:12:00 ESTChief Investment Officer Kenneth Miranda shares his plan for securing and increasing the endowment to provide resources to advance Cornell’s educational mission for faculty, students and future scholars.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 16:12:00 ESTWilliam Bill Sitzabee, associate vice president for facilities engineering and project management, has been named interim vice president for infrastructure, properties and planning. He will begin his role Jan. 21.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:12:36 ESTAnkur Singh, assistant professor in the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineer, will receive the 2017 Young Investigator Award from the Society for Biomaterials.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 16:12:14 ESTCornell's 14th January graduation recognition ceremony took place at Bartels Hall Dec. 17. About 470 degree candidates were recognized.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:12:00 ESTBarbara Knuth announced Dec. 12 that graduate students who hold DACA status and receive funding through the university will continue to receive funding for the complete length of time they were offered in their admissions letters.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 10:12:25 ESTDr. Henry Heimlich '41, M.D. '43, creator of the life-saving Heimlich maneuver, died Dec. 17 in Cincinnati at the age of 96.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 14:12:03 ESTInfluential composer and conductor Karel Husa, who taught at Cornell for 38 years and conducted major orchestras as well as campus ensembles, died Dec. 14 in North Carolina. He was 95.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 16:12:26 ESTResearchers from Cornell and the University of Virginia collaborated at the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source in an effort to better understand the chemistry behind solar cells.