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Things to Do, Aug. 23-30, 2019

Events at Cornell include a Glee Club and Chorus concert, free films for students, a sustainability scavenger hunt and exhibits highlighting the natural world.

New to campus? Discover Cornell’s rich history

New Cornell University students, faculty and staff are entering a campus forged by history.

Cornell welcomes talented Class of 2023

The 3,218 first-year students arriving on campus Aug. 23-24 bring a diversity of experiences, backgrounds and accomplishments to Cornell.

Linguist Carol Rosen dies at 79

Carol Gilson Rosen, professor emerita of linguistics, died Aug. 19 in Ithaca. She was 79. She taught at Cornell from 1978 to 2010.

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.

Staff News

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.