PATCH, a student group, packaged 60 kits with plastic test tubes, jump ropes, inflatable balls, air pumps, stopwatches and more, with instructions for experiments in Haitian classrooms. (April 10, 2012)
Jeffrey S. Lehman, a former president of Cornell (2003-05) and former dean of the University of Michigan Law School, has been named vice chancellor of NYU Shanghai, effective this summer. (April 5, 2012)
In response to a white paper written by President David Skorton, a universitywide faculty committee has been formed, charged with articulating the future of international studies and engagement at Cornell.
The news was met with cheers from supporters on two continents. After months of negotiations, Cornell and Technion's proposal was announced the winner of a bid to build a groundbreaking campus in New York City.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Cornell President David Skorton and Technion President Peretz Lavie today announced a historic partnership to build an applied science and engineering campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City. (Dec. 19, 2011)