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New event planning policies unveiled following student input

Cornell’s Event Management Planning Team has introduced changes to the event management planning process after receiving input from students during the fall semester.

Things to Do, Feb. 15-22, 2019

Events this week include Darwin Days in Ithaca, Oscar-nominated short films at Cornell Cinema, a reception for spring exhibitions at the Johnson Museum, "Tartuffe" at the Schwartz Center and a Wikipedia editing workshop for beginners.

Bree Newsome: 'Everyone has a role to play'

In the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture, Feb. 11 in Sage Chapel, Bree Newsome recalled the events leading up to her removing a Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds in 2015.

Social scientists take on data-driven discrimination

Big data, machine learning and digital surveillance have the potential to create racial and social inequalities – and make existing discrimination even worse, according to a team of Cornell scientists addressing the problem.

Built to last 90 days, Mars rover Opportunity ends mission after 15 years

The Mars rover Opportunity, NASA’s robotic geologist fitted with an array of tools to search for evidence of water, ended its mission Feb. 13 – three weeks after its 15th anniversary and long past its 90-day warranty.

JFK letter to professor donated to library

A personal letter written by President John F. Kennedy, four days prior to his assassination, to Cornell professor Clinton Rossiter was recently donated to Cornell University Library by the Rossiter family.

Halpern elected to National Academy of Engineering

Joseph Halpern, the Joseph C. Ford Professor of Engineering, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

NY’s ag economy faces low profits, big risks

The outlook for New York state’s farm economy is steady, with farm incomes likely to remain relatively low for a second straight year, according to  Jennifer Ifft, assistant professor of applied economics and management.

Cornell creates multicollege Center for Immunology

Building on Cornell’s decades of fundamental and comparative research in the immunological sciences, Provost Michael Kotlikoff has announced the creation of a new Cornell Center for Immunology.