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VP Malina issues statement on community safety

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:03:15 UTC

Vice President for University Relations Joel Malina issued a statement about the arrest of a former student by the FBI.

Study showing power of single butterfly gene earns Cornell team top prize

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 17:03:34 UTC

Robert Reed won the 2017 Cozzarelli Prize for scientific excellence and originality for proving that butterfly wing color and iridescence are activated by a single gene.

Only one in four workers have decent jobs: Konvitz lecturer

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 17:03:00 UTC

Philip Jennings, general secretary of UNI Global Union, lectured on the state of workers worldwide March 13.

Tony Award-winning director Sam Gold visits March 24-25

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:03:19 UTC

Broadway director Sam Gold ’00 will join in a conversation with Professor David Feldshuh during a March 24-25 visit to campus.

Carlyle Group founder to deliver Durland lecture March 27

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:03:00 UTC

Daniel A. D’Aniello, co-founder and chairman emeritus of The Carlyle Group, will deliver the 30th annual Durland Lecture March 27.

Computers may help K-8 math teachers understand students’ thought processes

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:03:00 UTC

CIS researchers will present computer software to help K-8 math teachers grade math assignments at a conference in Montreal April 21-26.

Graig Lyon, assistant equipment manager, receives top Employee Excellence Award

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:03:00 UTC

Thirteen staff members received Employee Excellence Awards – three each in the individual, management, innovation and diversity categories, and one that stood 'Far Above.'

Wynton Marsalis to mentor, perform during Cornell visit March 22-28

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:03:00 UTC

Famed jazz musician and composer Wynton Marsalis will visit Cornell in his role as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large, for classes, workshops and joining student musicians in a free concert in Bailey Hall March 28.

Students urge lawmakers to support federal student aid

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:03:00 UTC

Cornell students descended on Capitol Hill March 14 for Student Aid Advocacy Day to share their experiences with financial aid.

Cornell Center for Health Equity established

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 16:03:00 UTC

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell’s Ithaca campus have established a new center to better understand why health outcomes vary among demographic groups.

Dick Cheney to speak on campus March 21

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:03:42 UTC

Dick Cheney, the 46th vice president of the United States, will speak at Cornell March 21 in Alice Statler Auditorium. His talk is sponsored by the Cornell University College Republicans.

Clean ingredients for healthful food at Cornell Dining

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 20:03:07 UTC

Cornell Dining will add to its already high-quality ingredient standards by focusing on whole, minimally processed food and transparency in menu items.

At 90, Gilbert Levine leaves Einaudi Center post

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 20:03:28 UTC

Gilbert Levine, emeritus professor of biological and environmental engineering, first retired in 1983 after more than 30 years on the Cornell faculty. He's giving it another try at age 90.

Crops hold harmful mutations that reduce productivity

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 18:03:00 UTC

New research reveals that even the highest performing maize crops contain rare harmful mutations that limit crop productivity.

Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate to survey Ithaca campus

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:03:00 UTC

Members of the Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate are actively working toward an end-of-semester deadline to deliver specific recommendations to President Martha E. Pollack.

New Global Learning site launches

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:03:13 UTC

The new Global Learning website has launched, replacing the Cornell Abroad site.

For two African Cornell undergrads, the UN unveils a world of opportunity

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:03:17 UTC

Brenda Umutoniwase ’20 and Grace Giramahoro ’20, found a Cornell student trip to United Nations Feb. 16 enlightening.

Giving Day 2018 aims to make a lasting impact

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 20:03:43 UTC

March 20 is Cornell Giving Day, the fourth annual day of giving dedicated to supporting the university and unifying Cornellians all over the world.

Teukolsky to explore the Dark Universe in Spring Hans Bethe Lecture

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:03:00 UTC

Cornell astrophysicist Saul Teukolsky will explain gravitational waves and other phenomena March 28 as part of the Hans Bethe Lecture at Cornell.

Military women discuss service, careers

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:03:30 UTC

Women military veterans and ROTC students held a panel discussion March 7 on women in the military, in recognition of Military Women in History Month.

Cornell to collaborate with Vingroup to establish VinUniversity in Hanoi, Vietnam

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:03:00 UTC

Cornell is involved in a multiyear consulting services contract with Vietnam’s largest property developer that includes advising on the development of infrastructure, campus reviews, curriculum and faculty hiring.

Fortune editor visits March 16 for Munschauer lecture

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:03:50 UTC

Leigh Gallagher ’94, senior editor at large at Fortune magazine, will talk about her work and her career March 16.

Campus connects to Afghanistan, Mexico via portal

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:03:00 UTC

Students, faculty and staff interacted with people around the world via an inflatable portal set up in the Biotech atrium March 7.

Open campus dinner to discuss adequacy as achievement

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 20:03:42 UTC

Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the next Breaking Bread dinner “In Praise of Adequacy – Reducing the High Stress Culture of Perfectionism: A Mental Health Discussion,” Tuesday, March 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. in B10 Biotech.

VP Lombardi and VP Opperman address recent Collegetown incidents

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 18:03:00 UTC

Vice President for Student and Campus Life Ryan Lombardi and Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Mary Opperman sent a message to the Ithaca campus community March 12 with updates on two investigations stemming from assaults over the weekend.

Conference to celebrate 50 years of Dan Schwarz's teaching

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:03:00 UTC

The English department will host alumni, faculty and students to celebrate a half-century of teaching at Cornell by Daniel Schwarz, March 23-24.

Graduate student group fostering connections with Cornell alumnae

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:03:29 UTC

A speaker series sponsored by several campus groups is bringing prominent Cornell alumnae to campus to speak to graduate students and postdocs.

House finches with pink eye reveal the secrets of disease virulence

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 16:03:59 UTC

A new study outlines a pathogen strategy to overcome the immune systems of house finches with conjunctivitis infections.

Medieval and Renaissance scholar speaks March 19

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 15:03:00 UTC

Historian Karen Sullivan of Bard College will speak about “Tales of Eleanor of Aquitaine’s Adventures on the Second Crusade” March 19.

Leaders issue statement on Collegetown incident

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 15:03:20 UTC

President Martha E. Pollack and Vice President for Student and Campus Life Ryan Lombardi issued a statement March 10 following an assault in Collegetown in which racial slurs were used.

Things to Do, March 9-16, 2018

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:03:00 UTC

Events this week include Union Days, The Alloy Orchestra at Cornell Cinema, Sitara Night, a Science Cabaret on the mechanics of bicycles, pianist Jeremy Denk, and the domestic violence documentary "Home Truth."

Make a difference by joining the Employee Assembly

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 21:03:27 UTC

Employee Assembly election materials will be available March 19, for submission by March 26. Online voting will be April 10 beginning at 8 a.m. and ending April 12 at noon.

Disability need not define achievement, Hernández says

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 21:03:46 UTC

As part of Cornell's Disability Awareness Month campaign, Sara Hernández, MRP '07, associate dean for inclusion and student engagement in the Graduate School, discusses her experiences with having a hidden disability.

Gillibrand, Pollack to speak at ILR panel on workplace sexual harassment

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 20:03:00 UTC

The ILR School will hold a public event March 19 that examines sexual harassment in the workplace.

Alumna Julie Schumacher to give reading March 15

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 19:03:57 UTC

Julie Schumacher, MFA ’86, award-winning author of “Dear Committee Members,” talks about creative writing programs, academia as source material and her Cornell mentors in advance of her reading on campus March 15.

Researchers sew atomic lattices seamlessly together

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 19:03:00 UTC

Research from Cornell and the University of Chicago has revealed a technique to “sew” two patches of crystals seamlessly together to create atomically thin fabrics.

Designers prep for 34th annual Runway Show

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 18:03:00 UTC

The 2018 Cornell Fashion Collective Runway Show, March 10 in Barton Hall, will feature the work of 29 student designers, from a collection inspired by the human body’s inner workings to representations of feminine power and skepticism and spirituality.

CALS senior advocates for ag programs on Capitol Hill

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 18:03:44 UTC

Delegates from Cornell traveled to Washington, D.C., March 4-7 to advocate for federal support of land-grant universities and agricultural research.

Dejah Powell uses awards to help feed her Chicago neighborhood

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 17:03:28 UTC

The South Side of Chicago, where Dejah Powell ’18 grew up, is known as an urban food desert. Powell, an environmental and sustainability science major, is helping to change that.

Online auction March 9 to benefit the United Way

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 16:03:53 UTC

The third Big Red One-Day Online Auction for the United Way is March 9. Most offerings are experiences or items unique to the area and many are unique to Cornell.

Award reception for Perkins Prize recipient March 19

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 16:03:53 UTC

All members of the Cornell community are invited to the reception recognizing the 2018 recipient of the James A. Perkins Prize for Interracial and Intercultural Peace and Harmony, March 19.

Women in Leadership program enrolls 1,000 students

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 16:03:32 UTC

eCornell’s Women in Leadership certificate program has enrolled 1,000 students since it launched in January 2017.

Fourth annual 'One Funny Ithaca Story' will be held March 11

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 16:03:57 UTC

The fourth annual “One Funny Ithaca Story” will be held Sunday, March 11, 2-3:30 p.m. at The Space at GreenStar, 700 W. Buffalo St., Ithaca.

Devastating emerald ash borer discovered in Arnot Forest

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 15:03:07 UTC

The emerald ash borer – an invasive beetle that has destroyed ash trees across the country – has been detected for the first time in Tompkins County in Cornell's 4,200-acre Arnot Forest.

Genetic variation in cells' protein-building may have health implications

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 15:03:43 UTC

New research suggests genetic variation in the most essential component of the ribosome, ribosomal RNA, may influence how much and which proteins are made.

Nervous system puts the brakes on inflammation

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 15:03:00 UTC

Cells in the nervous system can “put the brakes” on immune response to infections to prevent excessive inflammation.

Levine keeps the 'Norton Anthology of World Literature' fresh

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 21:03:34 UTC

As the 19th-century editor for the “Norton Anthology of World Literature,” Caroline Levine has radically revised the collection’s structure and selections.

ILR School heightens presence in New York City

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 19:03:37 UTC

The ILR School has moved its midtown Manhattan office to the former RCA Victor Building at 570 Lexington Ave. in January.

Undergrads: Apply for summer research opportunities at Cornell Tech

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 16:03:00 UTC

Up to 10 undergraduate students from the Ithaca campus will spend their summer doing research on the Cornell Tech campus. 

Area students join Cornell Symphony for March 11 concert

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 14:03:00 UTC

The Cornell Symphony Orchestra will host young musicians from the Ithaca High School Chamber Orchestra and the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra’s Youth Orchestra in a concert performance Sunday, March 11.