Cornell to celebrate Homecoming Weekend Sept. 20-22

Cornell alumni will revisit their alma mater the weekend of Sept. 20-22 for Homecoming 1996, the university's annual fall celebration featuring educational, athletic and social events for all members of the Cornell community.

Cornell's Juris Hartmanis is named to head NSF Directorate for Computer Science

Juris Hartmanis, the Walter R. Read Professor of Engineering and professor of computer science at Cornell University, has been appointed assistant director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE).

Computer Policy and Law Conference at Cornell Aug. 6-8 will help educators deal with cyberspace issues

Computer Policy and Law Conference at Cornell Aug. 6-8 will help educators deal with cyberspace issues. How much freedom should an educational institution give its students to use cyberspace?

Undergraduates use Cornell supercomputer for summer research

Fifteen undergraduate students from across the country arrived in Ithaca, N.Y., on June 2 to begin a summer of research at the Cornell Theory Center (CTC).

Quotations from Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in his Convocation address at Cornell University on May 25

The following are quotations from an address by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at Cornell's Senior Convocation, held from noon to 1 p.m. on May 25 in Barton Hall.

Cornell will honor high school teachers of top graduates, May 22

High school teachers from across North America and from as far away as Asia will travel to Cornell University to be honored by their former students on May 22. The students, honored as Merrill Presidential Scholars, represent the top 5 percent of Cornell's 1996 graduating class.

Cornell University to celebrate Commencement May 25-26

Cornell President Hunter Rawlings will preside over the university's 128th commencement on Sunday, May 26, at 11 a.m. on Schoellkopf Field. In his first commencement ceremony since assuming the Cornell presidency on July 1, 1995, Rawlings will confer degrees on almost 6,000 eligible graduates.

Cornell commencement weekend will be May 25-26 with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as convocation speaker

Cornell President Hunter Rawlings will preside over the university's 128th commencement on Sunday, May 26, at Schoellkopf Stadium at 11 a.m. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will present an address at Senior Convocation.

New switching technology delivers multimedia Cornell is considering it to replace its telephone system

New technology being developed at Cornell could bring multimedia communications to your desktop computer a lot sooner -- and at a much lower cost -- than anyone expected.