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Giving Day brings Cornellians together, shatters records

In 24 hours, donors raised a record-breaking $10 million to support Cornell students, programs and research on the university’s seventh Giving Day, March 11.

New award honors Feeney for entrepreneurship, generosity

Charles F. “Chuck” Feeney ’56, founding chairman of The Atlantic Philanthropies and the university’s most generous donor, will be the first recipient of a new Cornell award created in his name to honor successful and generous entrepreneurs.


Registration open for Summer Session online classes

Students are invited to register now for Cornell’s Summer Session, which will be held entirely online this year. Students can earn up to 15 credits by taking regular Cornell courses taught online by university faculty. Courses are offered in three-, six- and eight-week sessions between June 1 and Aug. 3.

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President Clinton to speak on the future of U.S. democracy

President Bill Clinton will participate in a virtual conversation about strengthening America's democratic norms for future generations on March 18, launching the new Milstein Democracy Forum Speaker Series.

Applications open for fall study abroad

Amid uncertainty regarding COVID-19 related travel restrictions, the Office of Global Learning opened applications today for more than 20 centrally managed undergraduate study abroad programs for fall 2021.

Author Valarie Kaur to kick off new CURW speaker series

Author, attorney and filmmaker Valarie Kaur will be the first speaker in a new series, “Into and Out of the Echo Chambers,” from Cornell United Religious Work. The virtual talk is scheduled for March 22 at 7 p.m.

Nearly 1,000 gather for conversation on safer fieldwork

Two doctoral candidates engaged scholars nationwide in a conversation about strategies to keep researchers safe while conducting fieldwork through a paper presentation and expert-led panel discussion.

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Glen Mueller, lauded Cornell athlete and auditor, dies at age 70

Glen Mueller ’72, MBA ’74, the university’s auditor and a member of the Cornell Athletics Hall of Fame, died March 4 at NewYork Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City at age 70.

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AT&T Business CEO to give technology lecture March 25

Anne Chow ’88, M.Eng. ’89, MBA ’90, chief executive officer of AT&T Business, will give the inaugural Mei-Wei ’72 and Amy Cheng Distinguished Lecture in Technology, virtually on March 25.