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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

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

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

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

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