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Milstein: Program will embrace long-held Cornell ethos

A panel discussion, part of Trustee-Council Annual Meeting weekend, focused on the bridges being built between Cornell's Ithaca campus and the new Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in NYC.

Weill Cornell Medicine researcher wins Lupus Insight Prize

Dr. Virginia Pascual was awarded the Lupus Insight Prize June 15 by the Lupus Research Alliance.

Cornell stands at the cusp of a new era, Pollack says

President Martha E. Pollack outlined how Cornell "can and will be the model of a relevant, premier university for the 21st century" during her State of the University address Oct. 20 in Statler Auditorium.  

Higher education in the UK faces challenges post-Brexit

Higher education in the U.K. is undergoing significant change since Brexit, David Llewellyn, vice chancellor of Harper Adams University Oct. 18.

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Tanaka Dune

Dr. Tanaka Dune, a Weill Cornell Medicine urogynecologist, helps women who have pelvic floor disorders and other ob/gyn-related issues.

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Chris Barrett talks food aid to D.C. policymakers

Congress can change U.S. international food-aid programs to save lives without increasing taxpayer costs, Chris Barrett testified before a Senate committee on Oct. 19.

Cornell Botanic Gardens receives grant to conserve, research hemlock

Cornell Botanic Gardens has received a grant from New York State to continue and expand its work to conserve hemlock trees.

Iscol lecturer takes on Trump immigration policies

Rebecca Heller, co-founder and director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, urged advocating for the rights of refugees Oct. 18.

Six faculty honored with Weiss teaching awards

President Martha E. Pollack announced the recipients of Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellowships, Weiss Provost Awards and Weiss Junior Fellows Award Oct. 20.

Plans for new on-campus housing proceed to design stage

The North Campus residential expansion project is now in the early conceptual design phase. When finished, it will enable the university to house all first-year, sophomore and transfer students on campus while also accommodating future enrollment growth.

Exhibition, research project highlight learning from Rembrandt’s art

Rembrandt van Rijn’s art and artistic practice have fascinated scholars and collectors for centuries. His printmaking methods, and prints from across his career, are revealed as an inspirational resource for research and teaching in a new exhibition of his etchings at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art.

Breazzano Family Center for Business Education is dedicated in Collegetown

Cornell dedicated the Breazzano Family Center for Business Education Oct. 18 with a festive reception. Located in Collegetown, the state-of-the-art building dramatically expands the teaching capacity of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.