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Unpacking ‘packing’ is topic of Hans Bethe Lecture

Paul Chaikin, professor of physics at New York University, will give this fall’s Hans Bethe Lecture, “How Many M&M’s in That Jar? Particle Packings, Frustration and Why Things Crystallize,” Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Schwartz Auditorium.

Weill Cornell Medicine announces debt-free medical education

A transformative new scholarship program established by Weill Cornell Medicine will eliminate medical education debt for all students who qualify for financial aid, the institution announced Sept. 16.

United Way’s Day of Caring puts spotlight on food insecurity

The Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring collected goods for local food pantries and helped kick off the United Way of Tompkins County's $1.9 million annual giving campaign.

Things to Do, Sept. 13-20, 2019

Events at Cornell include the Lab of Ornithology's Migration Celebration, a reading by poet Jenny Xie, a community cat clinic and a book talk on Medicaid policy by government professor Jamila Michener.

Conversation series to foster understanding on difficult issues

The Peter ’69 and Marilyn ’69 Coors Conversation Series will provide a forum for “intellectual discourse on difficult yet timely issues facing the nation.”

‘Corpse flower’ poised to make another big stink

Carolus, one of Cornell’s two giant Titan arum plants, also known as “corpse flowers,” is getting ready to once again unleash its fetid odor in the Liberty Hyde Bailey Conservatory on Tower Road.

Former head of Nintendo is Dyson Leader in Residence

Reggie Fils-Aimé ’83, retired president and COO of Nintendo of America, is returning to Cornell as the inaugural Leader in Residence at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.

New ‘Botanic Buzzline’ trail connects people, pollinators

The Botanic Buzzline, a 380-foot-long, flower-lined pathway developed by students to help pollinating insects navigate fragmented green spaces, opens Sept. 14 in Cornell Botanic Gardens. 

Bus exhibit offers exercises in recognizing unconscious bias

The Check Your Blind Spots bus comes to campus Sept. 16, an interactive experience providing ways to learn about and mitigate unconscious bias.