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Orientation offers peer-led guidance, welcomes families

Cornell welcomes more than 4,000 first-year and transfer students to campus Aug. 17-22 with a slate of peer-led Orientation programs and events.

Things to Do, Aug. 17-24, 2018

Events on campus this week include the annual Dump and Run sale, new exhibits at the Johnson Museum and the College of Architecture, Art and Planning; and free films at Cornell Cinema.

Class of 2022 boasts business owners, researchers and a rodeo champ

Before they’ve taken their first class, Cornell’s 3,325 incoming freshmen could fill a book – or several – with their accomplishments, experiences and interests.

Levitsky, Putnam, Quake elected professors-at-large

Political scientist Steven Levitsky, the Sundance Institute’s Keri Putnam and biomedical engineer Stephen Quake have joined the ranks of leading scholars and public intellectuals at Cornell as Andrew Dickson White Professors-at-Large.

Leading by example: Creating a more inclusive campus community for students

In a Q&A, Vijay Pendakur, Marla Love and Renee Alexander, leaders in the Office of the Dean of Students, reflect on the campus climate and how changes to their office’s structure can help students find a sense of belonging at Cornell.

Dorothy Cotton’s lifetime of service leaves lasting legacy

The celebration of the life and legacy of Dorothy Foreman Cotton Aug. 11 in Bailey Hall provided highlights of her life as a civil rights pioneer, educator and community organizer and called on participants to keep her legacy alive.

Student and Campus Life showcases services

About 200 staff from the Division of Student and Campus Life attended a poster session highlighting the division's services and contributions.


Joel Silbey, emeritus professor of history, dies at 84

Historian Joel H. Silbey, the President White Professor of History Emeritus and a member of the Cornell faculty since 1966, died Aug. 7.

Cornellians vie for $2.5M in clean-energy competition

Four teams of Cornellians were among 20 finalists showcasing bold, cutting-edge startups that have the potential to revolutionize the future of energy at the 76West Clean Energy Competition July 31-Aug. 1.