Pollack issues statement in honor of our nation’s veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, President Martha E. Pollack thanked all faculty, staff, student and alumni veterans for their service in the U.S. armed forces.

Cornell and local military veterans hold annual celebrations

Students and professors from Cornell’s Reserve Officers Training Corps and Cornell student and staff veterans gathered for lunch Nov. 8 to celebrate the 242nd birthday of the United States Marine Corps Nov. 10 and Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

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Things to Do, Nov. 10-17, 2017

Events this week include a panel offering local perspectives on the Vietnam War; "Dunkirk' and "Justice League" at Cornell Cinema; a Cornell Symphony Orchestra concert; and Tesla coils at Science Cabaret.

Lennon shares ideas on ‘Some Important Third People’

Writer and professor of English J. Robert Lennon argues for the use of the third person in writing in an “In a Word” talk Nov. 15.

Veterans start businesses at entrepreneurship boot camp

Fifteen veterans are leveraging the tenacity and problem-solving skills they learned in the military at the 2017 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, sponsored by the School for Hotel Administration.

Constitutional scholar to address free speech on campus Nov. 20

Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of Berkeley Law at the University of California, Berkeley, will address the polarizing issue of free speech on campus at a public lecture Nov. 20, 6:30-8 p.m. at Statler Hall’s Alice Statler Auditorium.

One billion downloads and counting for arXiv

arXiv.org, the scientific pre-print database, has surpassed 1 billion downloads.

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Chemical engineer turned CEO: ‘Wonderful time to be an entrepreneur’

Robert F. Smith '85, Cornell's Entrepreneur of the Year for 2017, spoke with engineering dean Lance Collins Nov. 3 in NYC.

ILR School forum: Tech promises jobs for people with disabilities

An ILR School forum in New York City focused on improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities in the tech sector.