Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:02:00 ESTA draft report on admissions and financial aid policy options is moving forward with upcoming presentations planned to gather input from academic leaders and undergraduate students.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:02:21 ESTThis week on campus, Cornell Chorus hosts a women's choral conference with a keynote by Maggie Wheeler; The Godfather, It and other classics at Cornell Cinema; and The Vagina Monologues.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:02:42 ESTA new website has been launched to recognize the 45-year anniversary of Cornell’s Empathy, Assistance and Referral Service, one of the nation's oldest peer-counseling programs in higher education.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:02:00 ESTFive undergraduates will recreate the making of the first jazz record and a performance by its creators on Feb. 26, the 100th anniversary of the recording session by The Original Dixieland Jass Band.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:02:00 ESTStudents will be able to take a joint ILR-Cornell Law School course that trains them to mediate disputes on campus starting this fall.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:02:05 ESTAt the start of this year, Cornell launched a fundraising challenge aimed at creating up to 100 new endowed scholarships, totaling an estimated $25 million, for aid-eligible students.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:02:04 ESTTheodore Jay Lowi, the charismatic Cornell professor of government whose seminal books became standards in political science discourse, died Feb. 17 in Ithaca, New York. He was 85.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:02:13 ESTAssistant professor of architecture Jenny Sabin has won the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program design competition for Lumen, a pavilion opening this summer at PS1 in Long Island City.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:02:13 ESTThe Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life has announced that Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity has committed a serious violation of the University Recognition Policy and as of Feb. 16 has been placed on interim suspension status.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:02:00 ESTLast fall the Cornell Senior Leaders Climate Action Group submitted its report exploring heating and energy options for the Ithaca campus to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035. Here, Provost Kotlikoff discusses the university's next steps.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:02:00 ESTEvents this week include The Great Dictator in a Cornell Cinema Demagogues series; Art and the Military at the Johnson Museum; a book talk by economist Eswar Prasad; and the Vida Guitar Quartet.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:02:20 ESTParfait Eloundou-Enyegue, professor and chair of the Department of Development Sociology, joins a group of 15 experts Feb. 21 to start drafting the U.N.'s 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:02:00 ESTTwo books by Lanre Akinsiku, a recent graduate of the Department of English's MFA program in fiction and a Cornell lecturer in English, earned top honors from the New York Public Library.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:02:31 ESTDarrell Schlom, the Herbert Fisk Johnson Professor of Industrial Chemistry in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:02:00 ESTA project to train graduate teaching assistants in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields to increase their use of active-learning classroom strategies has received a grant from the Association of American Universities.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:02:05 ESTAt its January meeting, the Cornell Board of Trustees approved planning parameters for the university's 2017-18 budget, including tuition and housing and dining rates.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:02:00 ESTCornell University has joined 16 other colleges and universities on an amicus brief in a U.S. District Court case challenging the Trump administration’s executive order on travel and immigration.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:02:47 ESTCornell's Department of Near Eastern Studies will hold a teach-in to combat Islamaphobia Feb. 17 from 10 a.m. to noon. in the Groos Family Atrium in Klarman Hall.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:02:54 ESTCornell is continuing to encourage admissions applicants from all countries, including those from seven nations named in the Trump administration's Jan. 27 executive order banning entry into the U.S.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:02:00 ESTDavid Archambault, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation, will talk on Standing Rock: The Violation of Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Thursday, Feb. 16, 3:30 p.m., in Room 146 Stocking Hall.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:02:12 ESTSeven faculty members were honored with Stephen H. Weiss Fellowship awards, recognizing excellence in teaching undergraduate students, at an event in Klarman Hall Feb. 9.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 16:02:50 ESTAlex and Laura Hanson, both Class of 1987, have made a a $2.7 million gift to the College of Arts and Sciences' Active Learning Initiative.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 10:02:28 ESTSeth M. Siegel, author of Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World, discussed spreading awareness of the global water problem before it becomes a humanitarian crisis Feb. 6.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:02:28 ESTAfter eight years at the Vatican translating the pope's messages into Latin, Daniel Gallagher is bringing his expertise to Cornell as the Ralph and Jeanne Kanders Associate Professor of the Practice in Latin.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:02:16 ESTEva Tardos, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Computer Science, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science Award.