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Alumni learn about effects of extreme weather on farming

Toby Ault presented a Reunion Weekend lecture on extreme weather and its impacts on agriculture, held in conjunction with a Mann Library exhibit showcasing collaborations between the Cornell Climate Smart Farming Program and New York state farmers.

Liberty Hyde Bailey lecture honors Steve Tanksley at Reunion

In the Liberty Hyde Bailey Lecture, held June 10 as part of Reunion Weekend at Call Auditorium, faculty members Greg Martin, Jim Giovannoni and Susan McCouch, Ph.D. ’90 celebrated their mentor, Cornell Professor Emeritus Steve Tanksley.

Reunion panel examines state of Jewish studies

Jonathan Boyarin, director of the Jewish Studies Program, and Kim Haines-Eitzen, incoming director of the Religious Studies Program, discussed "Jewish Studies at Cornell, Today and Tomorrow."

Reunion forum showcases Institute for Healthy Futures

Rohit Verma highlighted the work of the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures during a Reunion Weekend forum June 11 hosted by the Classes of ’71 and ’76.

Business college will launch July 1; 'quick wins' on tap for 2016

The College of Business will make business education at Cornell better, not just bigger, Dean Soumitra Dutta said during Reunion festivities. He hosted the talk "Cornell College of Business: Update and Next Steps."

Olin Lecture reflects on philanthropy of Chuck Feeney '56

In the June 10 Olin Lecture, Christopher Oechsli, president and CEO of The Atlantic Philanthropies, discussed the impact Charles F. Feeney '56 has had at Cornell and around the world.

Service remembers, honors Cornellians who died this year

The University Service of Remembrance and Thanskgiving, an annual service held in Sage Chapel during Reunion Weekend, remembers and honor classmates, colleauges and friends who have died in the past year.

Campus charisma emerges through Cornell Tech students

Entering a new age in education, Dan Huttenlocher, the dean and vice provost of Cornell Tech, explained the new school's charm and allure as it begins to bloom in New York City.

Rawlings reflects on strength of American universities

Interim President Hunter Rawlings delivered the State of the University address, focusing on the role American research universities play in the nation and Cornell’s "remarkable role" as one of the great universities.