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Provost ramps up support for diversifying the faculty

Provost Michael Kotlikoff has announced increases in spending to enhance the recruitment of diverse faculty and provide for their ongoing retention support.

Provost issues statement on Wansink academic misconduct investigation

Provost Michael Kotlikoff issued a statement Sept. 20 announcing the findings of an investigation into allegations of academic misconduct by Professor Brian Wansink.

Things to Do, Sept. 21-28, 2018

Events this week include Homecoming, a lecture on black women writers and the war on terror, a talk by Mathew Knowles, the Biennial and Jurassic World in 3D.

Meet Chantelle Cleary, Title IX coordinator

Beginning Sept. 26, Chantelle Cleary, Title IX coordinator, will meet with students at drop-in office hours at locations across campus.


Day of Caring draws attention to local needs

The annual Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring and Food Drive Challenge, sponsored by the  United Way of Tompkins County, was held Sept. 18 in Stewart Park.


Border Angels leader to visit campus, speak downtown

Enrique Morones, president and founder of Border Angels, will speak on “Border Angels, Border Realities and Immigration Today” Sept. 25 in Ithaca.

Grants create community-engaged opportunities for undergrads

The Office of Engagement Initiatives has awarded nearly $840,000 to 21 teams of faculty and community partners integrating community engagement into majors and minors.

When loyalty trumps honesty: judging loyal lies

People who are dishonest out of loyalty feel they are acting ethically and morally, according to new research. But outsiders disagree, and see those actions as immoral and wrong – unless they themselves lie out of loyalty.

Cornell Botanic Gardens’ wins grant to make plant records accessible

Cornell Botanic Gardens has received a $192,000 grant to upgrade and digitize its plant collections records.