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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.

Board of trustees approves budget plan for 2019-20

The Cornell University Board of Trustees has approved the university’s long-term financial planning and 2019-20 budget parameters.

Chelsea Clinton shares insights on public health

Chelsea Clinton is a public health advocate, researcher and educator. But being a mother has deepened her passion for children’s health, she explained in a talk on Feb. 5 at Weill Cornell Medicine.

David Honan to lead Cornell Police

Deputy Chief of Police David Honan will become Cornell University Chief of Police March 4, succeeding Kathy Zoner, who is leaving the university for a position at a national professional services firm.


Things to Do, Feb. 8-15, 2019

Events this week: Films by French master Jean Vigo; vocal and community jazz concerts; a pair of Valentine's Day events on campus; new exhibits and events at the Johnson Museum; and a faculty book talk on the anti-Trump resistance.

President Pollack thanks United Way supporters

At a gathering Feb. 6, President Martha E. Pollack thanked top supporters of the 2018-19 Cornell United Way Campaign who, with all other Cornell donors, raised $614,522 of this year’s $750,000 goal.