For students, view is only up: Tough job market pushes them to follow their passions and take risks
Two years after the financial crisis of 2008, college graduates across the country continue to feel the effects of a high unemployment rate, and competition for jobs is fierce.
But for many Cornell graduates, new vistas are opening up, and with them an unanticipated readjustment of expectations. Read more
The inspired path after Cornell: Changing lives
I have fond memories of great teachers from nursery school through graduate school. Read more
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Ezra Cornell and Cornell, Wisconsin ... Charles Dyson ... a lacrosse reunion ... canine genomics ... rescue of plaster cast collection ... climbers scale redwoods ... Read more
In our next issue:
Séamus Davis and the path to faculty renewal: A look at what it took to bring one star physicist to Cornell and how the university's need to hire at least 800 new faculty members in the coming decade is both a huge challenge and a dramatic opportunity to "hire our future reputation," as one dean describes it.