A festive celebration in Willard Straight Hall kicked off the Cornell United Way campaign Sept. 26; the campaign raised more than $91,000 in its first 24 hours.
Weill Cornell Medicine was awarded a $2.7 million grant to establish a Diversity Center of Excellence to increase the number of minority physicians in academic medicine.
Events this week include the 2018 CCA Biennial; a celebration of Finger Lakes cider on campus; exiled writer Kanchana Ugbabe; '70s political satires and Czech puppet films at Cornell Cinema; and book talks on social media and Indian migration.
A service fair highlighting the work of a range of local organizations will be held Oct. 3 on the Cornell Arts Quad. The fair is free and open to the public.
Sonia Sotomayor, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, will participate in a “fireside chat” in Bailey Hall at noon Oct. 18.
Laurel Symes, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Edward W. Rose Postdoctoral Fellow, studies the sounds of forest creatures.
Faculty and industry partners will gather Sept. 28 at the Cornell Club-New York for a discussion about new clean energy technologies.
On Sept. 21-22, more than 12,000 alumni, parents, faculty, staff and students members enjoyed Homecoming traditions, including the Big Red Fan Festival.
A five-year, $22.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will continue to develop advanced imaging techniques for biological processes.