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North Campus expansion forum provides update

Cornell administrators and project leaders gave updates and took questions Aug. 15 on the university’s North Campus Residential Expansion, which received final site plan approval in late June.

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Student mentors, staff ready for Orientation 2019

Cornell welcomes the Class of 2023, new transfer students and families during Orientation Week, Aug. 23-28.

Carvell named vice provost for external education strategy

Steven Carvell, professor of finance in the School of Hotel Administration, has been named Cornell’s first vice provost for external education strategy. The appointment was effective Aug. 1.

Cornell partners with city to restore historic cemetery

Cornell University is contributing $75,000 toward the preservation and maintenance of the Ithaca City Cemetery, joining in a partnership with the city of Ithaca to help repair and restore hillside vaults at the 16-acre historic site.

Warrior-Scholar Project helps veterans adapt to demands of the classroom

The Warrior-Scholar Project, an academic boot camp and immersive college prep experience, brought 13 current and former enlisted service members to campus July 20-28.

Things to Do, July 31-Aug. 23

Events at Cornell include writer Joyce Carol Oates, free summer events, Science on Tap, an herb garden party and Staff Development Day.

Alumna’s musical puts human stories of Hurricane Katrina on Ithaca stage

“Katrina, A New Musical,” co-written by alumna and former Cornell staff member Elizabeth Bauman ’73, opens Aug. 2 at the Kitchen Theatre in Ithaca. 

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Switzerland is most innovative, India making gains, according to index

The 2019 Global Innovation Index, co-published by the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, ranks the U.S. among the top five economies in the world. India made the biggest leap in the ranking.

Via sport, Farred explores relation, belonging in ‘Entre Nous’

Africana studies professor Grant Farred muses on soccer, separation, relation and belonging in his new book, “Entre Nous: Between the World Cup and Me.”