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Provost Kent Fuchs with students
COVER STORY INTRODUCTION

Reimagining Cornell

In October 2008, Cornell faced a new economic reality. The Great Recession was upon us, and we at Cornell were facing a significant budget shortfall. Read more

Professor Glenn Altschuler, Ph.D. 76
VIEWPOINT

Protecting and burnishing America's crown

Higher education is America's best product. Jonathan Cole's new book, "The Great American University," explores this. Read more

Katie Dreier, 12
END NOTE

A family's traditions, enshrined in the future

I somehow always knew I would come to Cornell. I was brought up with it. Read more



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College of Engineering Career Fair, Feb 2010

For Cornell students the view is only up, despite the down economy: 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 many Cornell graduates are meeting the job challenge in different ways — from risk-taking to readjusting expectations. As a result, new job vistas are opening up.