Events at Cornell this week include a conversation with Congressman Adam Schiff; exhibits exploring fashion and feathers and urban renewal in Berlin; a seminar with bioengineer Stephen Quake and performance art at Cornell Cinema.
Speakers at the “Creating CIS: Fireside Chat,” which launched Computing and Information Science’s 20th anniversary celebration on Oct. 2, discussed the societal changes they foresaw at the time – as well as those they didn’t see coming.
Cornell’s endowment reached $7.3 billion, a new record, for the fiscal year ending June 30. Gains in real estate and equities led the performance. Over the past three fiscal years, the portfolio has grown 9.4%.
The first National Conference on Medical Student Mental Health and Well-Being, hosted by Weill Cornell Medicine, put a spotlight on the increasing rates of psychological distress among medical students.
A persistent salary gap for women is exacerbated by the fact that women are hired in typically lower rungs of companies, Cornell researchers said at a gender pay equity panel discussion, Sept. 18 in Sage Hall.