Evoking the charm of swaying corn growing on an upstate farm and recalling 150 years of agricultural science, students in Food Science 1101 developed an ice cream worthy of Cornell’s Sesquicentennial: Sweet Cornell.
The College of Human Ecology's new global and public health sciences major prepares students to understand health challenges and design strategies to alleviate or prevent them.
Assaf Razin, the Friedman Professor of International Economics, released two new books in November. One is on global financial crises, the other compares U.S. and EU welfare policies.
A recent symposium and exhibition explored the ancient practice of spolia – using scavenged materials in new construction – and its relevance to efforts in sustainable and resilient human habitation.
Near Eastern studies professor Kim Haines-Eitzen explores how natural desert sounds influenced monastic texts, from tropes like the wind as God's voice to demons sounding like thunder.
A group students have formed a club dedicated to the engineering side of roller coasters and other amusement park rides, and earned a prize in the first annual Ryerson T.H.R.I.L.L. Invitational Design Competition.
Rachel Harmon ’15 is the recipient of a 2015 Rhodes Scholarship. She will continue her studies and social justice work at the University of Oxford, England.
John W. Bluford III, former president of Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, share lessons in the hospital's efforts to transform health though close community engagement.
Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, the president of Iceland, told a Cornell audience how his country remade itself from one of Europe’s poorest into one now financially and environmentally secure.
Twenty-five years ago public intellectual Francis Fukuyama ’74 wrote an essay called “The End of History.” A campus panel Nov. 18 challenged many of Fukuyama's premises.