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Economist, UN adviser Jeffrey Sachs to speak on democracy Sept. 12

Renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs will present a lecture, “Reclaiming America’s Democracy,” on Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. in Statler Auditorium, Statler Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Things to Do, Sept. 7-14, 2018

Events this week include a concert by jazz faculty, lectures on dangers to American democracy and the search for happiness, surrealist portrait photography on display and vocal music in the Cornell Concert Series.

Employee Celebration is Oct. 6; tickets on sale Sept. 12-26

Tickets are on sale Sept. 12-26 for Cornell’s Fall Employee Celebration for staff, faculty, retirees and their families, to be held Oct. 6, when Cornell Big Red football will square off against Harvard University at 1:30 p.m.


Duffield receives Engineering’s highest alumni honor

Cornell’s College of Engineering presented David A. Duffield ’62, MBA ’64, with the inaugural Cornell Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award – its highest alumni honor.

Digital economy can be path to inclusive capitalism

The workplace is moving away from the secure, long-term jobs that were long the path to the American Dream, according to the ILR School's Louis Hyman.

Body Positive Cornell groups for staff and faculty begin Sept. 18

BPC groups to help staff and faculty increase their physical, mental and emotional health will begin Sept. 18 and will be held for eight consecutive Tuesdays at noon.


W.E. Cornell program focuses on women in STEM

A new training program for women entrepreneurs in STEM fields called W.E. Cornell launches this fall.

United Way campaign leaders stress fun while making a difference

Cornell United Way co-chairs Pat Wynn and Rick Burgess look to generate campuswide enthusiasm and involvement among faculty, staff and students for this year's campaign, which will kick off countywide Sept. 18 and at Cornell Sept. 27.


Influential researcher to reflect on 20 years of network science

Twenty years after his pivotal paper with Steven Strogatz launched the study of network science, Duncan Watts, Ph.D. '97, will give a talk on changes in the field.

Moore, Kramnick explore atheism in America in new book

Professors Emeriti Isaac Kramnick and R. Laurence Moore explore atheism in American public life in their new book, “Godless Citizens in a Godly Republic.”

Professional clothing giveaway for staff and faculty

The annual fall professional clothing giveaway for staff and faculty will be held Oct. 15 and 16 (drop off) and Oct. 18 (giveaway).



Cornell to switch from Blackboard to Canvas

In spring 2019, Cornell will begin to transition from Blackboard to Canvas as its academic learning management system for its ease of use and to better meets Cornell's educational needs.