First Black woman NFL coach shares journey through sports

During a May 3 talk, Jennifer King, the first Black woman to coach full time in the NFL, touched on topics ranging from the importance of diversity and representation to the growing opportunities for women in athletics.

Big Red Ventures shares portfolio updates at Annual Meeting

Big Red Ventures (BRV), Cornell University’s early-stage venture capital fund run by MBAs and other graduate students, presented its portfolio and announced a new investment during the Annual Meeting on April 18 at Cornell Tech. 

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Cornell-USFQ bilateral exchange forges new partnership

A recently piloted bilateral exchange course is providing new engaged learning opportunities for students from Ithaca, New York to Quito, Ecuador. The partnership between Cornell University and the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), Cornell’s Global Hubs partner in Ecuador, is fusing collaboration in the classroom and in the field.

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Cornell Botanic Gardens’ pocket guide puts top sites in your palm

This new pocket-sized brochure gives you all you need to know to explore the gardens, natural areas, and gorges of Cornell Botanic Gardens.

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Freedom of Expression-themed dinners focus on choice

“Botticelli’s Banquet,” an Italian Renaissance-themed dinner held April 23 in Keeton House, featured Tuscan-inspired ingredients and a customizable, house-made pizza – evoking the period’s newfound freedom of expression.

Skorton Center’s Well-being Coaching pilot shows promising success

Launched in Fall 2023, Cornell Health's Skorton Center for Health Initiatives' Well-Being Coaching pilot program is designed to help students set and pursue their well-being goals.

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Grow as you go: ‘Peecycling’ helps plants and compost thrive

Human urine could be a handy resource in tending home gardens and compost piles, thanks to an interdisciplinary collaboration between two Cornell Engineering students and plant scientist Rebecca Nelson.

Expert defends free speech rights, ‘content neutral’ policies

Former ACLU president Nadine Strossen discussed First Amendment issues with Provost Michael I. Kotlikoff and a panel of student leaders on April 29 in Willard Straight Hall.

Contract negotiations begin between Cornell, union representing graduate assistants

Contract negotiations have begun between Cornell and the union that represents graduate teaching assistants, graduate research assistants, research assistants and graduate assistants at the Ithaca, Geneva and Cornell Tech campuses.