Babacar Cisse immigrated to the United States from Senegal with just $26 in his pocket and a lesson from his parents to always give back. Now a neurosurgeon, Cisse heeds those words in every interaction with his patients.
The Cornell Research Academy of Development, Law and Economics, a new initiative directed by professors Kaushik Basu and Robert Hockett, hosts its first major conference on April 12-13 in New York City.
Weill Cornell Medicine celebrated a successful Match Day, with 94 percent of the class matching to postgraduate positions at academic medical centers ranked in the top 50 by U.S. News and World Report.
Famed jazz musician and composer Wynton Marsalis will visit Cornell in his role as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large, for classes, workshops and joining student musicians in a free concert in Bailey Hall March 28.