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Quiñonez on influence: Stories 'made to be stolen'

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:12:00 EST

Associate professor of English Ernesto Quiñonez discussed authors using similar themes and characters in The Fingerprints of Influence, a talk in the Creative Writing Program's In A Word series.



Coffman named Tisch distinguished university professor

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:12:00 EST

Ronnie Coffman has been named the Andrew H. and James S. Tisch Distinguished University Professor at Cornell.



Jason Cole named associate VP for university relations

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:12:00 EST

Jason L. Cole, vice president of federal government relations at MetLife in Washington, D.C., has been named Cornell’s associate vice president for university relations and will begin his new position Jan. 1, 2017.



ILR alums, student named Schwarzman scholars

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:12:00 EST

Two Cornell ILR School alumni and a current ILR student are among 129 people named Schwarzman scholars, the scholarship program announced Dec. 1 in Beijing and New York City.



Things to Do, Dec. 2-9, 2016

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:12:30 EST

Events this week include Christmas Vespers in Sage Chapel, NASA's Dava Newman on plans to explore Mars, dance at the Schwartz Center, a Student Sustainability Summit and ways to survive study break.



Jason Kahabka receives dedicated service award

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:12:58 EST

Jason Kahabka, Graduate School associate dean for admission, was recognized with the George Peter Award for Dedicated Service Nov. 29.



VP Lombardi issues condolences on death of MBA student

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:11:00 EST

Ryan Lombardi, vice president for student and campus life, expressed his condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of first-year MBA student Jason Thomas, who passed away.



Andy Noel to lead Big Red athletics for six more years

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:11:04 EST

J. Andrew Noel, Cornell University’s Meakem*Smith Director of Athletics and Physical Education, will lead the Big Red for at least six more years.



Franklin Moore, engineering professor emeritus, dies at 94

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:11:00 EST

Emeritus professor Franklin Kingston Moore, who was awarded a NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal, died on Nov. 21 in Ithaca. A member of the National Academy of Engineering, Moore was 94.



Heritage speakers deepen language skills through classes

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:11:00 EST

Heritage language learners - students who know a language and have perhaps spoken or heard it since birth - are taking courses to address gaps in in reading, writing, pronunciation and vocabulary.



Trevor Pinch book traverses tech, sociology, sound

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:11:47 EST

“Entanglements: Conversations on the Human Traces of Science, Technology, and Sound” features interviews with Trevor Pinch, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Science Technology Studies and professor of sociology.



Teacher, mentor, trustee Daniel Sisler dies at 87

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:11:00 EST

Daniel G. Sisler, Ph.D. ’62, the Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics and a Cornell trustee emeritus, died Nov. 23 in Ithaca. He was 87.



Mukoma combines personal, political in 'Logotherapy' poems

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:11:00 EST

Assistant professor of English Mukoma Wa Ngugi discusses the work in his second collection of poetry, Logotherapy, as playful and personal as well as political.



Visiting ACE fellow learns from Cornell's 'complexities'

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:11:00 EST

Cornell is hosting SUNY Oswego administrator and communication professor Kristen Eichhorn as an American Council on Education fellow, a national university leadership development initiative.



Undergrad researchers make pitches at CURBx

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:11:00 EST

At Cornell's version of TEDx Talks – CURBx – seven undergraduate students explained their humanities and STEM research in five-minute presentations Nov. 21 in McGraw Hall.



Freshmen tackle upper-level math in special course

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:11:12 EST

Every Wednesday night, students gather in the math lounge of Malott Hall and spend 2.5 hours huddled around chalkboards and poring over textbooks as they seek solutions to vexing math problems.



Rawlings reaffirms Cornell's commitment to founding principles

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:11:00 EST

Interim President Hunter Rawlings reaffirmed Cornell's commitment to the principle of any person, any study in message to the entire community Nov. 22.



Rawlings offers lessons in leadership to economics class

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 15:11:13 EST

Dealing with controversy, and consulting with the right constituencies, are part of the job of leading a university, Interim President Hunter Rawlings told students as guest lecturer in the class Economics of the University.



Global Leadership fellows: passion to improve the planet

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:11:38 EST

The Cornell Alliance for Science graduated its 2016 cohort of Global Leadership fellows Nov. 15. The 28 fellows represent 13 nations and three continents.



Mexican eatery idea wins 'pitch deck' competition

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:11:00 EST

A plan for an authentic Mexican food eatery won top honors and $3,000 in the Pitch Deck Competition, sponsored by Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship Nov. 17.



Ahmed Ahmed '17 named 2017 Rhodes scholar

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:11:21 EST

Ahmed Ahmed '17, a biological sciences major, is one of 32 students selected for a 2017 Rhodes Scholarship.



Vice President KyuJung Whang bound for Princeton

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:11:00 EST

KyuJung Whang, vice president for infrastructure, properties and planning, has accepted the position of vice president for facilities at Princeton University. His last day at Cornell will be Jan. 20, 2017.



Town-Gown Awards recognize recent collaborations

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:11:00 EST

The sixth annual Cornell Town-Gown (TOGO) Awards ceremony was held Nov. 19 at Ithaca High School. The TOGO Awards celebrate the connections between Cornell University and local communities.



Barrett, Leibovich and Walsh named AAAS fellows for 2016

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:11:00 EST

Three faculty members - development economist Chris Barrett, mechanical engineer Sidney Leibovich and medical mycologist Dr. Thomas Walsh - have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.



Community discusses future of student housing at Town Hall

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:11:00 EST

Students, Ithacans and city officials came together at a Town Hall meeting Nov. 15 to discuss the future of Cornell's housing master plan with respect to on-campus housing and housing in Collegetown.