Four officers pinned and four promoted at police ceremony

Four Cornell University Police Department officers were officially sworn in and four others received promotions at the officer commissioning and swearing-in ceremony, held Nov. 8 at Moakley House.

Iceland president: ‘Turn smallness into strength’

Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, president of Iceland, discussed his country’s commitment to peace, diversity and science-based climate solutions during a sold-out lecture held Nov. 10 in Klarman Hall.

Breaking barriers: Peer outreach boosts student veterans

The number of undergraduate veterans enrolled at Cornell has nearly quadrupled over the past five years, thanks in part to outreach by a team of student veteran peer counselors.

Food pantry access worth billions nationally, study finds

Research by Cornell and the U.S. Department of Agriculture offers the first estimates of food pantries' economic value to families, highlighting their important role in addressing food insecurity.

Projects to support NYS economy, farms, communities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded $3.8 million in funding to the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station to support more than 50 projects across three colleges.

Cornell gives used furniture new life, helps those in need

Since 2018, Denise Hubbard, inventory coordinator for Student and Campus Life, has arranged for the donation of 6,650 items, mostly to local nonprofits, in an effort to reduce waste and help those in need.

Staff News

Returning Employee Celebration draws a joyful crowd

The annual Fall Employee Celebration drew nearly 1,000 staff, faculty, retirees and relatives to campus Nov. 5 for a community dinner, athletics events and family activities.

Faculty members' film focuses on boarding school escape

“Ghosts” will premiere Nov. 17 at 5 p.m. in the Film Forum at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.

Around Cornell

International symposium to select universitywide research challenge

Faculty from across Cornell and the world will gather for a “Global Grand Challenges Symposium: Frontiers and the Future” to discuss some of the world’s most urgent challenges and how collaborative research, teaching and engagement can help to meet them.