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New Mui Ho Fine Arts Library inspires by design

With more than 100,000 books arranged in a structural mass of mezzanine shelves and walkways, the Mui Ho Fine Arts Library in the renovated Rand Hall is open for browsing.

Gifts to Cornell continue record-breaking trend

Alumni, parents and friends gave to Cornell University in significant amounts during fiscal year 2019, including surpassing an Annual Funds record set just 12 months earlier.

Political polarization may be less about ideology than luck

Divisions between political parties are believed to reflect deeply rooted ideological differences, but a new study from sociology professor Michael Macy points to another factor: luck.

President shares Cornell’s core values in welcome message

President Martha E. Pollack welcomed the Cornell community to the fall semester and shared the university’s core values in a message Aug. 28.

CALS strengthens NYC connections with new grant projects

Three collaborative New York City-based projects, designed to inspire cross-campus research partnerships, have been awarded grant funding totaling approximately $500,000 from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Digital photography certificate program to begin in October

The College of Architecture, Art and Planning is launching a digital photography certificate program, aimed at building professional photography skills and knowledge.

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Students urged to connect and engage – without headphones

President Martha E. Pollack urged incoming students to keep their headphones off and their minds open to everything they might experience at Cornell during New Student Convocation, Aug. 24 at Schoellkopf Field.

Application portal opens for new Klarman Fellowships

Applications are now being accepted for the inaugural group of Klarman Postdoctoral Fellowships in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Kids from tough neighborhoods more likely to become obese as adults

Children – especially teens – growing up in disadvantaged neighborhoods face greater odds of unhealthy weight gain as adults, according to new research by a Cornell sociologist.

Weslock, Beck are ILR’s 2020 Groat, Alpern award winners

The ILR School’s Groat and Alpern award winners, Kathleen Weslock, M.S. ’83 and Barry Beck ’90, will be honored during a celebration event April 23, 2020, at the Pierre Hotel in New York.

Things to Do, Aug. 23-30, 2019

Events at Cornell include a Glee Club and Chorus concert, free films for students, a sustainability scavenger hunt and exhibits highlighting the natural world.

White Coat Ceremony sends Class of ’23 on to medical school

Weill Cornell Medicine’s 106-member Class of 2023 was sent off to medical school Aug. 20 with the annual White Coat Ceremony that officially marks the beginning of graduates’ medical education.