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A.D. White professors named; fall visit announced

Two renowned biologists, May Berenbaum, Ph.D. ’80, and Ellen Rothenberg, have been appointed to six-year terms as Andrew Dickson White Professors-at-Large.

Coors forum to explore assault, corruption in college athletics

George Will and Martha Nussbaum will discuss “The Future of Division I College Athletics: Sexual Assault and Academic Corruption” Oct. 28, as part of the Coors Conversation Series.

Reshaping student experiences through new innovations in teaching

The faculty recipients of the 2021 Innovative Teaching and Learning Awards will use grants of up to $20,000 to explore new teaching technologies and strategies to enhance the student learning environment across campus.

Around Cornell

Hans Bethe Lecture to illuminate black hole paradox

In the Fall 2021 Hans Bethe Lecture, physicist Andrew Strominger will describe the compelling progress made towards understanding black holes as well as future prospects for our understanding of black holes. The lecture will take place Oct. 27.

Cornell hawk family immortalized in sculpture

The life-size sculpture is the work of a Massachusetts man, a self-professed fan of Cornell’s red-tailed hawk family. The work took years to complete and is a remembrance of the hawk, Ezra, who passed away in 2017.

Lavish wealth tolerated more for individuals than groups

Support for redistributive policies intended to reduce growing income inequality may depend on who people are led to consider at the top of the economic ladder, finds new psychology research by Thomas Gilovich and collaborators.

Weiss teaching awards honor 10 exceptional faculty

President Martha E. Pollack on Oct. 18 announced the winners of Stephen H. Weiss Awards honoring a sustained record of commitment to the teaching and mentoring of undergraduate students and to undergraduate education.

Markets, restructuring lift endowment to new high in FY 2021

The university’s long-term investments, consisting mainly of the endowment, reached a record high total of $10 billion after their largest single-year return in more than 35 years, according to the Office of University Investments.

Cornellians, university’s dynamic digital-first alumni publication, debuts

Cornellians, Cornell University’s new, digital-first publication for alumni, debuted earlier this month and is part of a partnership between the divisions of University Relations, Alumni Affairs and Development, and alumni themselves.