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.
Professor Emeritus Tony Ingraffea explained a statewide green energy plan in his keynote address at the President’s Sustainable Campus Committee annual summit Nov. 18, and winners of the Cornell University Partners in Sustainability Award were announced.
The polymer, called polypropylene carbonate, is made using a class of catalysts that was invented in the lab of Geoffrey Coates, and further developed by the Cornell spinoff company Novomer.
The Africana Studies and Research Center held its second forum on issues arising from death of Michael Brown’s death Nov. 17. The event focused on law enforcement, training and policies.
Gary Fields, a member of Cornell’s economics department and the ILR School's John P. Windmuller Chair in International and Comparative Labor, won the 2014 IZA Prize in Labor Economics.
Registration is open for Cornell’s 2015 Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference on Dec. 9, featuring the national outlook by economist Steve Kyle and a session about labor challenges in the apple industry.