PCCW grant helps support diverse student entrepreneurs

A focus will be introducing the idea of entrepreneurship to students who have never thought about it before.

Around Cornell

Cornell light sail to deploy on International Space Station

A light sail, which uses the momentum of sunlight to travel through space and could one day propel small spacecraft through interstellar realms, is headed to the International Space Station for testing on behalf of Cornell’s Space Systems Design Studio.

Cornell’s ’24-25 Schwarzman Scholars named

Jessica Hong ’20, Henley Schulz ’22 and Andrew Talone ’24 are members of the 2024-25 cohort of Schwarzman Scholars, an international program that nurtures a network of future global leaders.

Class explores Nabokov as writer and ‘butterfly man’

Writer Vladimir Nabokov’s deep interest in and connection to the natural world and his cross-pollinating interests in the sciences and the arts were the focus of a new seminar, “Nabokov, Naturally,” taught in fall 2023.

CALS event explores freedom of expression, disinformation

A symposium led by the Department of Communication brought together more than 100 scholars, students and community members to discuss topics such as histories of media and propaganda, content moderation on social media, public opinion as freedom of expression, and how freedom of expression relates to our other core values and responsibilities as a university.

Food for thought: Students churn ‘Freedom of Expression’ ice creams

What’s Black, White and Big Red All Over? It’s a scoop of newspaper-inspired ice cream – one of four finalist flavors created by students – based on Cornell’s Freedom of Expression theme year.

Students help those with criminal records gain clean slates

Law School students and undergrads are helping clients with minor criminal histories – disproportionately people of color – review, correct and seal records that have thwarted job opportunities and held them back.

Interfaith dinner serves empathy and understanding

A community dinner brought together Jewish and Muslim students to bond over the common experiences of their faith, their passions and daily life at Cornell.

Stressed, overstimulated? New sensory room provides refuge

Students describe the new space in the Learning Strategies Center – where they can control their level of sensory input – as soothing, calming and essential.