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Alumna Margaret M. Carney named university architect

Margaret McFadden Carney, B.Arch. ’81, has been named the university architect for Cornell, announced Rick Burgess, vice president for infrastructure, properties and planning. She will begin Feb. 5.

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Cornell extends renewal funding aid for DACA students

In wake of U.S. court's preliminary injunction regarding the DACA program, the university has extended its financial assistance program for students who must apply for status extensions.  

Cornell reviews its mental health approach, looks ahead

Ryan Lombardi, vice president for student and campus life, says that Cornell is committed to enhancing its staffing levels and continuing to invest in its comprehensive approach to student well-being, campus health and safety.

Things to Do, Jan. 19-26, 2018

Events this week include both "Blade Runner" films; pianists Xak Bjerken and Mike Lee; Paul Cerra on design for climate change; and a survey of drawings at the Johnson Museum.

Sara Warner participates in ‘Therapy as Performance,’ premiering Jan. 19

"Therapy as Performance,” a new interdisciplinary series premiering Jan. 19 at The Cherry Artspace in Ithaca.

Critically endangered Amur leopard faces new threat

A new Cornell paper in the Journal of Wildlife Diseases describes the first documented case of canine distemper virus in a wild Amur leopard.

Apply for 2018 Arts and Sciences digitization grants

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit proposals for 2018 awards to digitize collections for teaching and research.

Researchers learn the social function of babies’ babbling

New research shows that babies organize mothers’ verbal responses, which promotes more effective language instruction, and babbling is key.

CORALS scholars to explore health of Pacific waters

This spring, six undergraduate students will toss away wool socks, surrender winter coats and flee the Northeast’s slushy roads to gauge ocean health along the Hawaiian and Washington state coasts.

History course on Cornell returns this semester

Corey Ryan Earle ’07 resumes teaching Cornell: The First American University this semester.

Essentials

Museum course dives into artistic, literary connections

Students explored texts and artworks with themes of movement, escape and water and curated a gallery installation at the Johnson Museum in a course in the "Connecting Research With Practice" initiative funded by the Mellon Foundation.

Create something at mannUfactory makerspace, opening Feb. 1

The mannUfactory, Cornell University Library’s makerspace, opens Feb. 1 in 112 Mann Library.