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Skorton joins presidents calling for visa reform for international students

President David Skorton has signed a letter to Congress supporting visa reform to grant green cards to international students with advanced degrees in technical fields. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Cornell cuts ties to clothing manufacturer over labor abuses

President David Skorton severed Cornell's relationship with adidas due to the apparel maker's violations of workers' rights. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Infosys founder Murthy says entrepreneurs make 'the possibly impossible happen'

Entrepreneurship can transform the world and lift people out of poverty, said N.R. Narayana Murthy, speaking on campus Sept. 10. But an entrepreneur needs leadership and courage. (Sept. 12, 2012)

U.S. News ranks engineering physics No. 1 in country; Cornell is No. 14 in QS World University rankings

U.S. News and World Report ranked Cornell first in the country among undergraduate engineering science/engineering physics programs. Cornell was also ranked No. 14 worldwide by QS. (Sept. 12, 2012)

Bartels lecturer examines status of women worldwide

Michelle Bachelet, a former president of Chile and an undersecretary general at the UN, spoke on women's political empowerment Sept. 4.

Former president of Chile to give Bartels lecture

The former president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, now a United Nations undersecretary general and executive director of UN Women, will lecture on 'Women and the New Development Paradigm' Sept. 4. (Aug. 27, 2012)

Cornell helps scale up 'green' rice production in West Africa

Cornell's SRI-Rice Center is helping West African countries scale-up their environmentally friendly, highly productive rice cropping methods. (Aug. 13, 2012)

New bird discovered by alumni is named for John Fitzpatrick

A new bird species in Peru was discovered by young Cornell graduates, who named it in honor of Cornell Lab of Ornithology Executive Director John W. Fitzpatrick. (Aug. 7, 2012)

Design students' vision to help grow European Web ventures

A concept devised this spring by Cornell students to provide a support network for budding online entrepreneurs is on its way to becoming a reality in Europe. (Aug. 6, 2012)