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CCA Biennial launches with art projects across campus

The 2018 Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial, with 18 project installations and performances on the theme “Duration: Passage, Persistence, Survival," launched Sept. 28-29 with a tour of outdoor projects on campus, artist panels with Cornell contributors and lectures by featured artists Carrie Mae Weems and Xu Bing.

Health tech pioneer Deborah Estrin named MacArthur fellow

Deborah Estrin, professor of computer science at Cornell Tech and of healthcare policy and research at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been awarded a 2018 MacArthur Foundation fellowship for her innovative work using mobile devices and data to address social challenges.

Garcia briefs D.C. policymakers on the history of refugee policy

American studies professor Maria Cristina Garcia briefed Washington lawmakers on the history of immigration Oct. 1 in Washington, D.C.

For Chinese execs, Cornell-Tsinghua program offers best of both worlds

About 80 students in the Cornell-Tsinghua MBA/FMBA program began a 10-day stay on campus Sept. 27.

Milstein students get a glimpse of artist Xu Bing’s character

Students in the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity were treated to a special Q&A session Sept. 26 with Chinese artist and A.D. White Professor-at-Large Xu Bing.

Marker may help target treatments for Crohn’s patients

For the first time, researchers have identified a marker that distinguishes between different subtypes of Crohn's disease.

Procurement receives national award for fifth year

For the fifth year in a row, Cornell’s Procurement and Payment Services has been awarded the Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award from the National Procurement Institute.


Cornell sees 10.6 percent return on FY18 investments

Cornell University’s endowment returned 10.6 percent for the year ending June 30, bringing its total investments to $7.2 billion.

Acclimate or die: Book examines disease in the British Empire

Historian Suman Seth's new book looks at how disease and race were conceived of in the 18th century British empire.

Active learning grants energize CALS classrooms

CALS is supporting faculty with grant funding that promotes active learning in their classrooms.

Diplomat Fried to present LaFeber-Silbey Lecture Oct. 18

Ambassador Daniel Fried ’75 will share his perspectives gained during his 40-year career in the foreign service as this year’s LaFeber-Silbey lecturer.

Theater scholar examines critical reception of religion on Broadway

A scholar will analyze how the American theater represents religion in a University Lecture Oct. 17.