Provost Kent Fuchs has appointed Professor Jon Kleinberg ’93 interim dean of the Faculty of Computing and Information Science through December 2015, while Dean Haym Hirsh takes a personal leave.
The president of Iceland, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, visits campus Nov. 20-22. He will deliver a public lecture, “Iceland’s Clean Energy Economy – A Roadmap to Sustainability and Good Business,” Nov. 21 at 4 p.m. in Schwartz Auditorium.
Nearly one in five nursing home residents in 10 facilities across New York state were involved in at least one aggressive encounter with fellow residents during the four weeks prior to a study by researchers at Cornell and Weill Cornell.
At the Conference on the Histories of Capitalism on campus Nov. 7, Harvard sociologist Orlando Patterson said the U.S. is devolving into a plutocracy due to disengaged voters.
Peering deep into time with one of the world’s newest, most sophisticated telescopes, astronomers have found a galaxy that gives birth annually to 500 times the number of suns as the Milky Way galaxy produces.
Judge William A. Fletcher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit told a Law School audience Nov. 4 that the death penalty does not work.
A new study from the College of Veterinary Medicine finds that many wild carnivores carry the canine parvovirus.
A Cornell study finds that toddlers notice subtle social clues to figure out what actions of others may be socially or culturally important, then preferentially share this information with others.
A person’s genes can shape the types of microbes that reside in the human gut independent of the environment a person lives in, according to a Cornell-led study.
Three former presidents of the Latin American Studies Association will join current LASA president Debra Castillo at a symposium on campus Nov. 8.