“Unprecedented workshop” highlights new infrastructure delivery methods

Top private and public sector leaders, academics, experts, and practitioners will meet for a workshop at Cornell Tech focusing on new methods of infrastructure delivery. The issue is especially timely because of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill signed into law by President Biden.

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Press director elected president of international association

Jane Bunker was elected to spearhead the Association of University Presses in 2023.

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Anthony Bellamy sworn in as Cornell Police chief

Bellamy, an 18-year veteran of the Cornell University Police Department and its first Black chief, will help lead the university’s transition to a new public safety structure as part of the Division of Public Safety.

Rochester lawyer receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

Fernando Santiago ’86 was recognized for his service in Monroe County, where he leads several nonprofits that assist people in need of food, housing, training and other support.

NYC schools chancellor gets a taste of Cornell

David Banks joined a team of students for a cooking competition where all the dishes included herbs grown by the students in the Cornell University Cooperative Extension Hydroponics, Aquaponics Science and Technology Education Program at Food and Finance High School.

Cornell to lead innovative midterm election survey

The National Science Foundation has awarded Cornell $2 million to oversee the first federally funded midterm election survey in 20 years, engaging multiple partners and diverse methodologies.

Houlton: Invest in ag research to fight climate change

Benjamin Z. Houlton, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, testified June 15 to the U.S. House Agriculture Committee on the role of climate research in supporting agricultural resiliency.

How Herman Melville can help us cope with dark times

“Up from the Depths,” a new book by history professor Aaron Sachs, tells the interconnected stories of writer and poet Herman Melville and the literary critic and historian Lewis Mumford, who helped revive Melville from obscurity.

Cornell Law instructor advises NFL on diversity hiring

Michael L. Huyghue ’84, a former NFL general manager, has provided recommendations for improving diversity, equity and inclusion in hiring practices and is meeting with each team’s leadership.