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Match Day caps historic year at Weill Cornell Medical College

The Weill Cornell Medical College Class of 2021 learned on national Match Day, March 19, where they will be doing their internship and residency training, during the next several years of their medical careers.

President Clinton: US in ‘dogfight’ for democracy

The 42nd president said keeping a democracy going is hard work, but expressed optimism for the nation's future during a March 18 webinar hosted by the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs.

Ithaca campus moving to COVID alert level yellow

Cornell administrators announced March 19 that the campus is changing the COVID-19 alert status due to the recent increase in positive test results.

History, design and mission drive MVR Hall renovations

The upgrades reflect Martha Van Rensselaer’s original philosophy for the College of Human Ecology, and the innovative, multidisciplinary institution it has evolved into over time.

Cornell AI startup secures $1 million in seed funding

Iterate Labs obtained funding for its artificial intelligence business that uses wearable sensors and computer vision to drive factory production and safety.

President Pollack condemns anti-Asian violence

President Martha E. Pollack denounced all recent violence against Asians and Asian Americans and encouraged anyone who has experienced or witnessed an act of bias in the Cornell community to report it.

Students save man from frigid lake after fishing mishap

On March 10, Alexander Chung ’21, Anjan Mani ’23 and Felipe Santamaria ’23 helped rescue a 62-year-old man who’d fallen into the 40-degree water of Cayuga Lake while fishing off a pier with his two grandsons.

One year in: Cornell’s leaders look back, and forward

During the Employee Assembly Open Forum on March 12, President Martha E. Pollack and senior leaders reflected on ways Cornell has pursued its mission throughout the pandemic. 

Translation updates Cicero’s treatise on jokes as ‘weapons’

Michael Fontaine’s lively new translation of Cicero’s ancient text on humor, “How to Tell a Joke: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Humor,” amuses as well as instructs – as Cicero no doubt intended.