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University Counsel Madelyn F. Wessel has announced plans to retire from Cornell, effective at the end of June 2021. The university in the coming weeks will launch a national search to select a successor.

There isn’t one unified Asian American vision of California, argues Christine Bacareza Balance, associate professor of Performing and Media Arts, in “California Dreaming,” a multi-genre collection she co-edited.

In the first video of the new series, President Martha E. Pollack and Provost Michael Kotlikoff discuss the start of the semester, COVID-19 testing and how Cornell is working to protect the campus community and greater Ithaca area.

Around campus academic quads and residential areas, in the thick of autumn’s red and yellow leaves, soon there’ll be something green: a new tool-toting, solar power-generating trailer.

Twenty faculty members from eight colleges have been named Engaged Faculty Fellows, committed to advancing community-engaged learning and scholarship at Cornell and within their academic disciplines.

Two Cornell economics researchers have received a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to study the long-term effects of active learning and online instruction.

In advance of Labor Day, Cornell ILR School dean Alex Colvin, Ph.D. ’99, sat down with Liz Shuler, secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO, for a special episode of the podcast, “Work: Exploring the Future of Work, Labor and Employment.”

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A project funded by a 2017 grant from the provost’s Active Learning Initiative has resulted in calculus students and instructors seeing academic benefits, and a path to more consistently active pedagogy.

Results from a survey of Cornell faculty and staff are giving colleges and units a better understanding of how to make diversity and inclusion thrive on campus.