Cornell Cinema names new director

A new director, Molly Ryan, will take the helm of Cornell Cinema this fall, succeeding Mary Fessenden, who has led the organization for 35 years.

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Sloan student aids women in homeland with ‘Pink Pakistan’

Dr. Zubaida Qazi is earning an executive master’s in health administration in the Cornell Brooks School to enhance breast cancer prevention through her NGO, Pink Pakistan Trust.

Cornell encourages safe practices in gorges

The gorges on Cornell’s campus are part of its iconic beauty, and generations of Cornellians have been inspired by hiking through them – but their beauty can belie their potential danger.

SCE's Dean Charles Jermy, Jr., honors July 4th and Cornell history in Homer, NY

Among Dean Jermy’s many acts of community service in and around Homer, NY is a public reading of the Declaration of Independence on the village green on the Fourth of July, and securing a landmark designation for Andrew Dickson White’s birth home on Main Street.

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Summer concerts return to the Arts Quad

Starting with renowned local artist Maddy Walsh, summer concerts return to the Arts Quad, July 1, 8 and 15, beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is free for all concerts.

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“Unprecedented workshop” highlights new infrastructure delivery methods

Top private and public sector leaders, academics, experts, and practitioners will meet for a workshop at Cornell Tech focusing on new methods of infrastructure delivery. The issue is especially timely because of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill signed into law by President Biden.

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Rochester lawyer receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

Fernando Santiago ’86 was recognized for his service in Monroe County, where he leads several nonprofits that assist people in need of food, housing, training and other support.

Curbing hunger: Students build inventive outdoor food pantry

Social justice and engineering blend beautifully. Last semester, Cornell students built a trailblazing food-sharing pantry to take an edge off chronic hunger among local residents.

2-mile borehole to reveal viability of campus’s geothermal future

Cornell is one step closer to determining the feasibility of using deep geothermal energy to heat the Ithaca campus now that drilling has commenced for the Cornell University Borehole Observatory.