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Celebrating Kay Obendorf's 50-year fiber science legacy

S. Kay Obendorf, who retired in June after 50 years at Cornell in the College of Human Ecology, was honored Sept. 8 with the unveiling of a quarter-scale model of “PolyForm,” an architectural art installation by Jenny Sabin at Martha Van Rensselaer Hall.

A plan for 'Saving Our Cities' from policy failures

Emeritus professor of city and regional planning William Goldsmith's new book, "Saving Our Cities," details a progressive plan to maximize opportunity in urban and suburban areas across America.

Cornell architecture programs retain top rankings

Cornell has retained its leading positions in the annual survey ranking top architecture programs, “America's Best Architecture and Design Schools 2017.”

FSAD to host Helen Storey as its first designer-in-residence

British fashion designer Helen Storey brings some of her innovative work in art and science to campus Sept. 12-24 as the Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design's first designer-in-residence.

Cornell Council for the Arts 2016 Biennial to focus on empathy

The Cornell Concert for the Arts 2016 Biennial will feature artist-in-residence Pepon Osorio and work by faculty and students, focused on creating empathy in contemporary art and culture.

Hospitality, Health and Design Symposium Oct. 9-11

Scholars and industry leaders are expected at the Cornell Hospitality, Health and Design Symposium, Oct. 9-11, which will examine relationships among hospitality, health care, senior living, design.

Red will be on the greens (and fairways) at the Rio Olympics

Sustainability and playability, for pros and amateurs alike, were driving forces that helped Gil Hanse, MLA '89, secure the job of designing the golf course to be used in the Olympic Games.

Kent Hubbell leaves a legacy of concern for Cornell's students

Kent Hubbell, B.Arch. '69, is returning to the architecture faculty after serving for 15 years as Cornell's dean of students, a tenure marked by his concern and support for students' well-being.

Tokyo's urban cap-and-trade program soars past goals

Cornell and Tokyo governmental researchers have found the city's cap-and-trade program achieved more than a 20 percent reduction in emissions.