Far above Cayuga’s calm waters, Cornell students, faculty and staff gathered Sept. 13 to celebrate events bounded by the fast-flowing East River: The opening of the Cornell Tech campus on New York City’s Roosevelt Island.
Provost’s Visiting Professor John Cleese covered a broad range of topics, from love to stupidity to money, in a public talk in Bailey Hall Sept. 11. His overarching theme: Always look on the bright side of life.
Three eminent constitutional scholars discussed President Donald Trump’s DACA rescission and travel ban Sept. 8 in Myron Taylor Hall. They also talked about the expansion of executive power in recent decades.
Cornell Tech researchers will lead a nationwide team of computer scientists in a project to make automated decision-making systems “accountable,” ensuring that they respect privacy and make decisions fairly.
Cornell Tech has fostered community connections through partnerships with Roosevelt Island residents, the City University of New York, and local schools in New York City and Ithaca in advance of the dedication of the Roosevelt Island campus Sept. 13.