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Landmark gift establishes Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration

A landmark gift from Peter Nolan ’80, MBA ’82, and Stephanie Nolan ’84, will establish the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration and provide scholarship funding to expand educational access for future hospitality leaders.

Staff News

Wolchover named A&S Zubrow Visiting Journalist

Natalie Wolchover, an award-winning science writer with Quanta Magazine, has been named the Zubrow Distinguished Visiting Journalist Fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences for spring 2022.

Hazing Prevention Week to promote respect, compassion

Virtual and in-person activities taking place Sept. 20-24 will empower the Cornell community to speak out against all forms of hazing in all campus activities.

Cornell informs, takes action on Afghanistan

As the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan unfolded, two events kept pace brought Afghan and congressional national security experts to the campus conversation.  

Decades in making, public policy school now a reality

The newly launched Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy will help shape a better world, university leaders and the school’s inaugural dean said at a Sept. 15 reception in Martha Van Rensselaer Hall.

Grow-NY startups pioneer food and ag innovations

From fully autonomous berry harvesters to plant-based lupini bean protein bars, the startups competing for $3 million in prize money at this year’s Grow-NY Food and Agriculture Competition are bringing revolutionary innovations to market.

“TEXTURES” lecture celebrates the history and art of Black hair

Tameka Ellington presented on her new exhibition, which synthesizes research in history, fashion, art and visual culture to reassess the “hair story” of peoples of African descent. The lecture was part of the “Fashion & Social Justice” lecture series. 

Around Cornell

‘Visions of Dante’ exhibition opens at the Johnson Museum

The new show celebrates the enduring legacy of the Italian poet and showcases Cornell’s Fiske Dante Collection, one of the most significant collections of its kind in the U.S.

West, George defend academic freedom in Coors forum

Scholars Cornel West and Robert P. George discussed “Truth-Seeking, Democracy, and Freedom of Thought and Expression” Sept. 9 in the fourth meeting of Civil Discourse: The Peter ’69 and Marilyn ’69 Coors Conversation Series.