Cornell in New York City celebrates Pollack’s inauguration

Cornell's New York City schools and units gathered to welcome Martha E. Pollack as the university's 14th president at a reception Sept. 14 at Weill Cornell Medicine.

The Inauguration of Martha Pollack in pictures

Martha E. Pollack was installed as Cornell's 14th president on Aug. 25. 

Pollack champions ‘educational verve,’ humane and rational values

Martha E. Pollack plumbed the depths of Cornell history and spoke to current times in her inaugural address Aug. 25, following her installation as the university’s 14th president.

Celebratory Barton Hall dinner caps Pollack’s inauguration day

Capping a historic day for Cornell University following the inauguration of Martha E. Pollack as its 14th president, a festive crowd of Cornellians, friends, family and colleagues numbering nearly 700 filled Barton Hall Aug. 25 for a reception and dinner.

Cornell’s community spirit on full view at inauguration Street Fair

A large, cheerful crowd of students, faculty, alumni, staff, local residents and campus visitors got a taste of the Cornell community spirit at the Street Fair on the Arts Quad Aug. 25. The event followed the installation of Martha E. Pollack as Cornell’s 14th president.

Symposium addresses role of truth in universities, society

An academic symposium, “Universities and the Search for Truth,” held Aug. 24 in Bailey Hall, was part of the celebrations of Martha E. Pollack’s inauguration as Cornell’s 14th president.

Inauguration kicks off with research on display at Festival of Scholarship

Festival of Scholarship, on the eve of the inauguration of Martha E. Pollack as Cornell's 14th president, showcases the work of more than 30 student groups.

Inauguration showcases community spirit, skills at work

The inauguration of Martha E. Pollack as Cornell's 14th president has taken months of planning and effort, from lining up activities and inviting vendors, to designing and hanging banners, and organizing volunteers.

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Martha’s Bits & Bytes ice cream sweetens inauguration

For the inauguration of Cornell President Martha E. Pollack on Aug. 25, the university dips into tradition to offer Martha’s Bits & Bytes, a special ice cream for the celebration.