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Pollack, Bala: Gift ‘unlocks growth’ for Cornell Bowers CIS

President Martha E. Pollack and Kavita Bala, dean of the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science, talked about the future of the college at Cornell Silicon Valley 21, held virtually March 30.

Plantationocene conference to examine plantations’ legacies

In a virtual conference on April 15–16, scholars, activists and practitioners from around the world will meet to explore plantations’ deep-rooted legacies, including racial inequality, dispossession and climate change.

Around Cornell

Tuition increase held to 55-year low, financial aid stays robust

In the 2022 fiscal year, the university will continue to meet full financial need for all undergraduate students – regardless of the economic uncertainties caused by the pandemic.

Pollack shares update on May Commencement activities

The university plans to host in-person Commencement the weekend of May 29-30 with attendance limited to members of the Class of 2021, which includes graduating seniors, graduating graduate and professional students, and students who completed degrees in August or December 2020.

Seven students to receive SUNY Chancellor’s Awards

Representing Cornell’s four contract colleges, the recipients of the 2021 State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence will be recognized during a virtual ceremony April 14.

CALS welcomes six new faculty

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) welcomes six new faculty members, advancing its commitment to pursuing purpose-driven science and improving the lives of people across New York state and around the world.

Around Cornell

Klarman fellow bridges divide between math and philosophy

James Walsh will spend three years tapping into Cornell’s robust resources in the field of logic, combining the precision and methods of math with the interests of philosophy.

Faculty examine racism ‘embedded’ in US health care

In a “Racism in America” webinar, four Cornell faculty members elaborated on ways the COVID-19 pandemic has shown race-based discrepancies in health care and health outcomes.

ILR alumni sell storage business for seven figures

When Nick Huber ’12 and Dan Hagberg ’12 started a storage business out of their Collegetown basement, they didn’t realize it would change their lives.