NY re-entry program awards Cornell $750K for prison education

Cornell’s Prison Education Program has received a grant from the College-in-Prison Reentry Program, an initiative to expand educational opportunities at correctional facilities across New York state.

Cornell Tech fortifies computer science ed in Ithaca area

Cornell Tech hosted a workshop Aug. 8-9 in Gates Hall, helping eight local school districts and a cooperative educational service agency create plans to integrate computer science education throughout the entire school day.

President issues message on Charlottesville events

President Martha E. Pollack sent a message to the Cornell community Aug. 13 responding to the gathering of white supremacist groups that turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Hardware accelerator teams Rev-up product ideas at Demo Day

What do cat carriers, multifaceted keyboards and genetically engineered bacteria have in common? They are all products brought to life during this year's summer hardware program at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works.

Global scholars study academic English, U.S. culture

Thirty-eight undergraduates, grad students and visiting scholars from 12 nations enrolled in this summer's English for International Students and Scholars program.

VP Lombardi on death of Winston Perez Ventura '21

Ryan Lombardi, vice president for student and campus life, expressed his condolences to the family and friends of Winston Samuel Perez Ventura '21, an incoming freshman who drowned Aug. 5 while swimming in Fall Creek in Ithaca.

Christine Smart to lead Cornell plant science

Christine Smart, a professor of plant pathology who specializes in development of management strategies for vegetable diseases, has been appointed director of the School of Integrative Plant Science.

Students explore art, artistic practice during NYC semester

Art students worked toward their B.F.A. degrees this year with studio and seminar classes, visits to museums and artists' studios, internships, meeting curators and exhibiting their work at AAP NYC.

Scholarship lets rural students bloom at Summer College

A record number of high school students from 40 countries and 500 cities around the world took undergraduate classes at Summer College this year. But a handful of those who might benefit the most are from right down the road.