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Three alumni win million euro Brain Prize

March 24, 2015

Three alumni win million euro Brain Prize

Winfried Denk, Ph.D. ’89, Karel Svoboda ’88, and David Tank, M.S. ’80, Ph.D. ’83, have won the Brain Prize for their groundbreaking work with two-photon microscopy. All three graduates worked in the... read more

Alumni entrepreneurs, investors to return for "Celebration"

March 17, 2015

Alumni entrepreneurs, investors to return for "Celebration"

Entrepreneurship at Cornell’s annual Celebration conference will be held Thursday and Friday, April 16-17, on campus with a number of successful alumni returning to discuss what they have learned... read more

Oscar-winning rapper Common divulges secrets to success

March 4, 2015

Oscar-winning rapper Common divulges secrets to success

A week after winning the Oscar for best original song, the rapper/actor/activist Common spoke to 1,300 Cornell students in Bailey Hall March 2 on secrets to success. read more

Celebrate 150 great years at Charter Day Weekend, April 24-27

February 24, 2015

Celebrate 150 great years at Charter Day Weekend, April 24-27

Celebrations, commemorations and a festival of ideas and imagination will overflow for four days, April 24-27, during Charter Day Weekend in Ithaca. Events require advance registration, which opens... read more

Alum Robert Langer wins Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

February 10, 2015

Alum Robert Langer wins Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

Robert Langer ’70 has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering for "revolutionary advances and leadership in engineering at the interface of chemistry and medicine." read more

Alumni show breadth of options to Arts and Sciences students

January 27, 2015

Alumni show breadth of options to Arts and Sciences students

College of Arts and Sciences holds series of alumni events during winter break in New York City and Washington, D.C. to give current students a glimpse of what the future may hold for them upon... read more

Milk marketing: Risks and rewards for agri-entrepreneurs

December 11, 2014

Milk marketing: Risks and rewards for agri-entrepreneurs

Risk-taking entrepreneurs are lauded at the Dec. 9 Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference. read more

Dream big, start small, Wakami founder says

December 10, 2014

Dream big, start small, Wakami founder says

María Pacheco, M.P.S. ’90, a Fulbright scholar, consultant to the United Nations Foundation, founded Wakami, a company changing the way craftspeople enter the international market. read more

TBS executive: English major prepared me for research job

December 4, 2014

TBS executive: English major prepared me for research job

Bruce Tyroler ’80, who studied English at Cornell, returned to campus Nov. 21 to offer career advise for students in liberal arts fields. read more

How to stay calm while searching for jobs

November 13, 2014

How to stay calm while searching for jobs

Searching for jobs and internships can become an incredibly stressful experience for some people. read more

How to get your foot in the door of any company

November 12, 2014

How to get your foot in the door of any company

You've gone through extensive proofreading of your resume, rehashed your cover letters multiple times and added polish your LinkedIn profile. read more

Tom Gilovich on the keys to improving everyday wisdom

October 23, 2014

Tom Gilovich on the keys to improving everyday wisdom

Professor Thomas Gilovich delivered this year’s distinguished faculty invitational lecture on principles of social psychology and wisdom Oct. 22 in Goldwin Smith Hall. read more

Learn Networking Skills in Time for a Career Fair

October 22, 2014

Learn Networking Skills in Time for a Career Fair

One of the most beneficial career tools for students are networking career fairs. read more

NYC restaurateur visits Oct. 23 to discuss careers

October 21, 2014

NYC restaurateur visits Oct. 23 to discuss careers

Jeff Zalaznick ’05, co-founder of Major Food Group, will visit campus Oct. 23 as this semester’s Arts and Sciences Munschauer Career Series speaker. read more