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Ithaca campus moving to COVID alert level green

Cornell administrators announced that the university would be changing its COVID-19 alert level back to “New Normal,” citing improved surveillance testing results and the relatively low number of current cases of COVID-19.

Wind energy can help Earth blow back climate calamity

Two Cornell professors calculate how wind energy scenarios could reduce atmospheric average temperatures by 0.3 to 0.8 degrees Celsius by the end of the century.

Staff graduates celebrated as ‘anything but ordinary’

Celebrating in person for the first time since May 2019, this year’s 24th annual Staff Graduate Reception honored 51 Cornell staff members who earned degrees from December 2019 to May 2021 through the Employee Degree and Cornell Tuition Assistance programs.

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.

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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.