Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:12:00 ESTAssociate 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.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:12:00 ESTRonnie Coffman has been named the Andrew H. and James S. Tisch Distinguished University Professor at Cornell.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:12:00 ESTJason 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.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:12:00 ESTTwo 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.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:12:30 ESTEvents 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.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:12:58 ESTJason Kahabka, Graduate School associate dean for admission, was recognized with the George Peter Award for Dedicated Service Nov. 29.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:11:00 ESTRyan 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.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:11:04 ESTJ. Andrew Noel, Cornell University’s Meakem*Smith Director of Athletics and Physical Education, will lead the Big Red for at least six more years.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:11:00 ESTEmeritus 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.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:11:00 ESTHeritage 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.
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.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:11:00 ESTDaniel 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.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:11:00 ESTAssistant professor of English Mukoma Wa Ngugi discusses the work in his second collection of poetry, Logotherapy, as playful and personal as well as political.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:11:00 ESTCornell is hosting SUNY Oswego administrator and communication professor Kristen Eichhorn as an American Council on Education fellow, a national university leadership development initiative.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:11:00 ESTAt 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.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:11:12 ESTEvery 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.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:11:00 ESTInterim President Hunter Rawlings reaffirmed Cornell's commitment to the principle of any person, any study in message to the entire community Nov. 22.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 15:11:13 ESTDealing 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.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:11:38 ESTThe Cornell Alliance for Science graduated its 2016 cohort of Global Leadership fellows Nov. 15. The 28 fellows represent 13 nations and three continents.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:11:00 ESTA 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.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:11:21 ESTAhmed Ahmed '17, a biological sciences major, is one of 32 students selected for a 2017 Rhodes Scholarship.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:11:00 ESTKyuJung 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.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:11:00 ESTThe 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.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:11:00 ESTThree 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.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:11:00 ESTStudents, 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.