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.

Cornell International Education Week Nov. 13-17

Cornell joins universities around the country in celebrating global learning during International Education Week, Nov. 13 to 17.

Gavriel Shapiro memoir chronicles leaving the Soviet Union

A new memoir by Gavriel Shapiro, professor of comparative and Russian literature, recounts his struggle to leave the Soviet Union.

Entrepreneurs converge with students, alumni, faculty and staff at Summit

More than 500 people including alumni, faculty and students, gathered in New York City for Entrepreneurship at Cornell’s sixth Summit Nov. 3.

Faculty weigh in on ‘Tyranny’ book at community read

Faculty members discussed the book “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century” Oct. 30.