Cornell has entered the second semester of its transition from Blackboard to Canvas, with more than half of all courses now using the new learning management system as the previous system gets phased out.
W.E. (Women Entrepreneurs) Cornell and Black Entrepreneurs in Training are programs encouraging and enabling underrepresented groups in entrepreneurship. The deadline for joining either group is Sept. 11.
Events at Cornell include a tribute to Toni Morrison; Festival24 at the Schwartz Center; "Rocketman" at Cornell Cinema; the Cornell International Fair; and a lecture on engaging students with global food security.
The Einaudi Center for International Studies has appointed Rachel Beatty Riedl as its new director; Riedl will also join the Cornell faculty as the John S. Knight Professor of International Studies in the Department of Government.
A new Cornell study presents a technique to identify viruses and bacteria in the human body and quantify injuries to organs by using dead fragments of DNA, called cell-free DNA, that roam throughout the bloodstream and urine.