Nine student teams stayed in Ithaca this summer to continue working on their business ideas, in areas such as machine learning and solar energy, through the Life Changing Labs summer incubator.
Nobel Prize-winning author and alumna Toni Morrison, M.A. ’55, who was also an A.D. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell from 1997 to 2003, died Monday, Aug. 5, in New York City. She was 88.
Events at Cornell include writer Joyce Carol Oates, free summer events, Science on Tap, an herb garden party and Staff Development Day.
Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Andrea Berloff ’95 makes her directing debut with “The Kitchen,” starring Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elizabeth Moss; it comes to theaters Aug. 9.
Africana studies professor Grant Farred muses on soccer, separation, relation and belonging in his new book, “Entre Nous: Between the World Cup and Me.”
The Cornell East Asia Series, the scholarly press of the East Asia Program, is a new imprint of Cornell University Press.
Cornell will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with a panel on exoplanetary discovery, a lecture by author Andrew Chaikin, music by the Aeolus Quartet and a display in Kroch Library.
Events at Cornell in July include free concerts and lectures, "Bound for Glory" summer shows, Maple Camp, and free ice cream and lawn games for employees.
Cedric Jimerson ’40, M.D. ’43, who turns 100 on Aug. 7, was honored with other veterans from his home state of Pennsylvania at a ceremony in Harrisburg commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day.