Saratoga Springs business leader receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

Jim Mastrianni is the 12th recipient of the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award, which recognizes alumni from New York state who return to areas where they grew up and make a positive impact.  

Search committee for new provost seeks Cornellians' input

Provost Michael I. Kotlikoff has announced the formation of a search committee to select his replacement as he prepares to take the role of interim president on July 1.

Simulations dampen excitement about liquid water on Mars

Cornell research provides a simple and comprehensive – if less dramatic – explanation for bright radar reflections initially interpreted as liquid water beneath the ice cap on Mars’ south pole.

CTI's Thank a Professor program connects alum, professor 40 years later

When Jeff Fearn ‘82 heard about the Center for Teaching Innovation's Thank a Professor program, he decided to thank Roald Hoffmann, Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor, Emeritus for his impact on his life and career – forty years later.

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Astronomer Lunine appointed chief scientist of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab

Jonathan I. Lunine will guide the JPL's scientific research and development efforts, drive innovation across its missions and programs and enhance collaborations with NASA Headquarters, NASA centers, the California Institute of Technology, academia, the science community, government agencies and industry partners.

Julie Edwards named AVP for student health and wellbeing

Julie Edwards, director of the Cornell Health’s Skorton Center for Health Initiatives, has been named assistant vice president of student and campus life for student health and wellbeing, effective July 1.

Cornell experts, Ithaca elementary students re-imagine outdoor spaces together

Cornell faculty and students, with the Ithaca City School District, are centering student voices in redesigning outdoor play spaces, including a renovation of the iconic playground at Fall Creek Elementary School.

Ivan Rudik appointed chief environmental economist

Rudik will work in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, where he will lead work to connect economic analyses with environmental decision-making.

Cornell SCE presents free outdoor concerts and special lectures this summer

Paa Kow performs on Cornell's Arts Quad on June 28, 2024. The performance is followed by four more 7 p.m. concerts on Fridays through July 26 and lectures in B25 Warren Hall on select Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in July. 

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