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News Archive for 2018

Budget plan for 2018-19 to focus on academic excellence, student access

Budget plan for 2018-19 to focus on academic excellence, student access

February 26, 2018

The Cornell University Board of Trustees approved tuition rates and other planning parameters for next year’s budget that include investments in key academic priorities to spur academic excellence,... read more

Einaudi Center to provide research help to doctoral students

Einaudi Center to provide research help to doctoral students

February 23, 2018

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies has selected 12 Cornell graduate students for the 2018 Einaudi-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program. read more

Team wins international competition merging fashion, science and technology

Team wins international competition merging fashion, science and technology

February 20, 2018

Three graduate students won an award for their garment concepts using technology geared toward the fitness and gaming communities. read more

Class of 2018...

Class of 2018...

February 20, 2018

We are eager to hear from all members of the Class of 2018 about your postgraduate plans. read more

ILR School senior steers upstate town’s future

ILR School senior steers upstate town’s future

February 15, 2018

Alex Hammond '18 commutes from the ILR School to his hometown in northern New York, where he was elected town supervisor. read more

New website helps students ‘experience’ Cornell

New website helps students ‘experience’ Cornell

February 15, 2018

The Cornell Student Experience Initiative aims to connect students with thousands of opportunities beyond the classroom. A new website will help them easily find programs for international study,... read more

Two alumnae named 2019 Schwarzman scholars

Two alumnae named 2019 Schwarzman scholars

February 6, 2018

An-Chi “Angela” Dai ’15 and Kelly McClure ’16 have been selected to join the third class of Schwarzman Scholars, a program that sends young leaders to Beijing for a year of master’s degree study. read more

Seven alumni to compete in 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang

Seven alumni to compete in 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang

January 30, 2018

Fans of the Big Red will have plenty to cheer about beginning Feb. 9 as the Olympic Winter Games get underway in South Korea with seven Cornell alumni competing, representing two countries in three... read more

Richard Meier '56 endows architecture chair in AAP

Richard Meier '56 endows architecture chair in AAP

January 29, 2018

The chair of the Department of Architecture in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning has been endowed by renowned architect Richard Meier, B.Arch. '56. read more

Cornell-bred GiveGab acquires major competitor

Cornell-bred GiveGab acquires major competitor

January 29, 2018

The acquisition brings GiveGab, founded by Cornell MBAs, closer to its goal of becoming the largest charitable software platform.   read more

Two Cornellians score Oscar nominations

Two Cornellians score Oscar nominations

January 26, 2018

Two Cornellians, Reed Van Dyk ’07 and Trevor White ’07, are nominated for Academy Awards. read more

Cornell establishes Office of Global Learning

Cornell establishes Office of Global Learning

January 25, 2018

A new Office of Global Learning is being established to integrate services for students and faculty engaged in global education activities. read more

Wayfair founders named 2018 Cornell Entrepreneurs of the Year

Wayfair founders named 2018 Cornell Entrepreneurs of the Year

January 24, 2018

Niraj Shah ’95 and Steve Conine ’95, founders of Wayfair, have been named 2018 Cornell Entrepreneurs of the Year. read more

U.S. News ranks online engineering program in top 10

U.S. News ranks online engineering program in top 10

January 22, 2018

Cornell is in the top 10 on the 2018 ranking of Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs compiled by U.S. News & World Report. read more

CIS students win two of 10 Microsoft Ph.D. fellowships

CIS students win two of 10 Microsoft Ph.D. fellowships

January 19, 2018

Two Computing and Information Science doctoral students are among 10 elite students to win 2018-19 Microsoft Ph.D. Fellowships. read more

Alumna Margaret M. Carney named university architect

Alumna Margaret M. Carney named university architect

January 18, 2018

Margaret McFadden Carney, B.Arch. ’81, has been named the university architect for Cornell, announced Rick Burgess, vice president for infrastructure, properties and planning. She will begin Feb. 5. read more

Cornell extends renewal funding aid for DACA students

Cornell extends renewal funding aid for DACA students

January 18, 2018

In wake of U.S. court's preliminary injunction regarding the DACA program, the university has extended its financial assistance program for students who must apply for status extensions.   read more

New website celebrates Cornell’s diversity

New website celebrates Cornell’s diversity

January 16, 2018

Cornell’s new Diversity and Inclusion website compiles diversity initiatives and policies, cultural organizations and events. read more