Conference to explore new Southeast Asian language pedagogies

Instructors of the six major national languages of Southeast Asia – Burmese, Indonesian, Khmer, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese – will gather at Cornell Sept. 8-10 for the Southeast Asian Language Teaching: New Directions Conference.

Alumni giving, engagement breaks records in 2017

Cornell University raised a record $743.5 million in cash gifts for all campuses, a 21 percent increase over total cash gifts in FY16.

‘Union Made’ exhibit showcases labor, fashion history

The College of Human Ecology and the Kheel Center will celebrate 20th-century fashion trends alongside the history of organized labor and union garment labeling in an exhibition opening Aug. 31.

Q&A with new university librarian Gerald Beasley

Gerald Beasley, who became Cornell’s 12th Carl A. Kroch University Librarian Aug. 1, discusses his new post and the library's position within the university.

The Inauguration of Martha Pollack in pictures

Martha E. Pollack was installed as Cornell's 14th president on Aug. 25. 

Pollack champions ‘educational verve,’ humane and rational values

Martha E. Pollack plumbed the depths of Cornell history and spoke to current times in her inaugural address Aug. 25, following her installation as the university’s 14th president.

Celebratory Barton Hall dinner caps Pollack’s inauguration day

Capping a historic day for Cornell University following the inauguration of Martha E. Pollack as its 14th president, a festive crowd of Cornellians, friends, family and colleagues numbering nearly 700 filled Barton Hall Aug. 25 for a reception and dinner.

Cornell’s community spirit on full view at inauguration Street Fair

A large, cheerful crowd of students, faculty, alumni, staff, local residents and campus visitors got a taste of the Cornell community spirit at the Street Fair on the Arts Quad Aug. 25. The event followed the installation of Martha E. Pollack as Cornell’s 14th president.

Undergraduates lead summer film camp for middle school kids

Fifteen students from the Dryden and Spencer-Van Etten middle schools made movies at Cornell this summer in a program that emphasized visual interpretation and expression, and technical and teamwork skills needed to develop a story from idea to film.