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Cornell leaders issue statement on revised immigration order

March 7, 2017

Cornell leaders issue statement on revised immigration order

Senior Vice Provost Barbara Knuth, Vice President Ryan Lombardi and Vice Provost Laura Spitz issued a statement about concerns pertaining to President Trump's revised executive order. read more

Matter Design Computation grad program set to launch

March 2, 2017

Matter Design Computation grad program set to launch

A new multidisciplinary collaborative research graduate degree program at Cornell will combine architectural research with study in material computation, adaptive architecture and digital fabrication. read more

Endowed scholarship challenge is launched

February 20, 2017

Endowed scholarship challenge is launched

At 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. read more

Jenny Sabin's 'Lumen' wins MoMA PS1 competition

February 17, 2017

Jenny Sabin's 'Lumen' wins MoMA PS1 competition

Assistant 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. read more

Cornell joins amicus brief in challenge to U.S. entry ban

February 13, 2017

Cornell joins amicus brief in challenge to U.S. entry ban

Cornell 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. read more

Cornell Board of Trustees approves 2017-18 tuition rates

February 13, 2017

Cornell Board of Trustees approves 2017-18 tuition rates

At 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. read more

Cornell continues to welcome applicants from all countries

February 10, 2017

Cornell continues to welcome applicants from all countries

Cornell 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. read more

Alum lauds Israel's water management in campus talk

February 8, 2017

Alum lauds Israel's water management in campus talk

Seth 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. read more

Robert F. Smith is Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2017

January 31, 2017

Robert F. Smith is Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2017

Robert F. Smith '85 has been named the Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2017. He will be honored Nov. 3 during Cornell’s annual Entrepreneurship Summit in New York City. read more

The Johnson family legacy at Cornell University

January 28, 2017

The Johnson family legacy at Cornell University

The $150 million gift given by Fisk Johnson and his company to endow the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business marks the latest chapter in a relationship between the Johnson family and Cornell... read more

$150M gift founds Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

January 28, 2017

$150M gift founds Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Alumnus H. Fisk Johnson and SC Johnson have committed $150 million for the College of Business, which has been renamed the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. It is the largest single gift to the... read more

Cornell startup Rosie is business of the year in Ithaca

January 27, 2017

Cornell startup Rosie is business of the year in Ithaca

The Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce has named Rosie Applications as the Distinguished Business of the Year Award for its investment in Ithaca and being pioneers of the tech service industry in... read more

PCCW microgrants fund women-led student projects

January 24, 2017

PCCW microgrants fund women-led student projects

The President's Council of Cornell Women announced the recipients of its PCCW spring 2017 microgrants that support women-led student projects. read more

On economic mobility report card, Cornell earns top marks

January 23, 2017

On economic mobility report card, Cornell earns top marks

Cornell helps set its students on the path to the American Dream, according to the Equality of Opportunity Project's Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility. read more

Engaged Cornell Hub opens in Kennedy Hall

January 19, 2017

Engaged Cornell Hub opens in Kennedy Hall

The 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. read more

Three receive annual Schwartz awards for life sciences

January 18, 2017

Three receive annual Schwartz awards for life sciences

An immunologist, a molecular biologist and a plant scientist have each received awards from the Schwartz Research Fund for Women in Life Sciences. read more

Alumna, activist Rosa Clemente to reflect on MLK's legacy

January 13, 2017

Alumna, activist Rosa Clemente to reflect on MLK's legacy

Rosa 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. read more

Final grant from Atlantic supports The Cornell Tradition

January 5, 2017

Final grant from Atlantic supports The Cornell Tradition

The 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... read more

Bob Clark '51 bequeaths $3M for heavyweight rowing

December 8, 2016

Bob Clark '51 bequeaths $3M for heavyweight rowing

Cornell rowing alumnus Bob Clark '51 has bequeathed $3 million to establish an endowed fund to support the Big Red heavyweight rowing program. read more

ILR alums, student named Schwarzman scholars

December 2, 2016

ILR alums, student named Schwarzman scholars

Two Cornell ILR School alumni and a current ILR student are among 129 people named 2018 Schwarzman scholars, the scholarship program announced Dec. 1 in Beijing and New York City. read more

ILR alums, student named Schwarzman scholars

December 1, 2016

ILR alums, student named Schwarzman scholars

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. read more

Ahmed Ahmed '17 named 2017 Rhodes scholar

November 22, 2016

Ahmed Ahmed '17 named 2017 Rhodes scholar

During his tenure at Cornell, senior Ahmed Ahmed’s peers have recognized him as an exemplary student and as a teacher, while he also mentored underrepresented students on campus. read more

Ahmed Ahmed '17 named 2017 Rhodes scholar

November 22, 2016

Ahmed Ahmed '17 named 2017 Rhodes scholar

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

Frank H.T. Rhodes, at 90, honored for academic impact

October 31, 2016

Frank H.T. Rhodes, at 90, honored for academic impact

A symposium and celebration was held Oct. 29 to honor President Emeritus Frank H.T. Rhodes on his 90th birthday. read more

Panel discusses core curriculum concerns and liberal education

October 28, 2016

Panel discusses core curriculum concerns and liberal education

In his Oct. 28 State of the University Address, Interim President Hunter Rawlings reaffirmed his commitment to a principle near to his heart and that of his predecessor, the late Elizabeth Garrett:... read more

Two with Cornell ties share 2016 Nobel Prize in physics

October 4, 2016

Two with Cornell ties share 2016 Nobel Prize in physics

David J. Thouless, Ph.D. '58, and former postdoctoral researcher J. Michael Kosterlitz share the 2016 Nobel Prize in physics for discoveries in topological phase transitions of matter. read more