Following a workshop he led in Kenya, Mukoma Wa Ngugi hopes to foster further dialogue between academic writers and journalists, using concepts of literary and cultural theory and criticism.
About 50 students involved with the Cornell University Sustainable Design group are working to research, design and build an affordable sustainable model home in Nicaragua.
Twenty-seven students from Brazil have arrived on campus for a year of study in engineering, life sciences, film and other fields, as part of an initiative funded by the Brazilian government.
Anthropologist Stacey Langwick will use a National Science Foundation grant to study how new global intellectual property policies affect ownership of traditional medicine in Tanzania.
Fredrik Logevall and Jonathan Kirshner discussed foreign policy before an audience Oct. 22 at the Cornell Club in New York City, just before the televised debate on the topic.
An interview English professor Satya Mohanty gave to the South Asian Review has created an explosive reaction and a new organization, the Global South Cultural Dialogue Project. (Sept. 20, 2012)
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)
President David Skorton severed Cornell's relationship with adidas due to the apparel maker's violations of workers' rights. (Sept. 17, 2012)
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)