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International Spirit of Zinck's Night - Oct. 19, various locations worldwide

Homecoming 2017 - Oct. 20-21; plus, no matter where you are, you can run in the Homecoming Virtual 5K.

Conversation and Q&A with President Martha E. Pollack - Oct. 23, Chicago

Cheer on the Big Red at Red Hot Hockey at Madison Square Garden - Nov. 25; tickets here.

CAU Travel: "Tucson, Arizona: Springtime in the Desert" with Cole Gilbert and Linda Rayor - April 4-9, 2018

Cornell Alumni Association Travel Program: Cruise the heart of Europe - May 9-24, 2018


Yasin Ahmed

Yasin Ahmed became Cornell's first Muslim chaplain in August thanks to the efforts of the Diwan Foundation for Cornell Muslim Life and a group of private donors, including alumni, families and students.


Neuroendocrine prostate cancer cells

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $11.3M grant from the National Cancer Institute for prostate cancer research.


• Peter C. Meinig '61

• Nathan Peck Sr. '51, Ph.D. '56








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'Revolutionary' Cornell Tech campus in NYC dedicated >>

Cornell officially strengthened its already sizable New York City presence Sept. 13 with the dedication of the glittering, futuristic Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island. See full Cornell Chronicle coverage of the dedication events and the new campus, including a look at its design and architecture, how Cornellians in Ithaca celebrated the opening, and more.

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Board Chairman Emeritus Peter Meinig dies at 78 >>

Peter C. Meinig '61, chairman emeritus of the Cornell University Board of Trustees, died Sept. 25 in Colorado at the age of 78.

Judy Hart
The story of a fight for women's rights – and a park >>

Judy Hart '63 is founding superintendent of the Women's Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, New York.

Hank Fessler
A&S alum hosts medical school interns for summer experiences >>

Every summer for the last six years, Hank Fessler '77 has welcomed a group of Cornell students to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

  Vijay Pendakur
Q&A with new dean of students

Vijay Pendakur, who became Cornell's Robert W. and Elizabeth C. Staley Dean of Students in January, discusses his role, student life, diversity and transformative college experiences.


News from Cornell Chronicle

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$9.4M NIH grant funds chronic fatigue syndrome center >>

Cornell is one of three institutions nationwide receiving funding.

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Endowment performance 'solid,' hits highest total ever >>

Return was 12.5 percent for fiscal year, bringing its value to $6.8 billion.

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Cornell launches 'What Makes Us Human' podcast series >>

New Arts and Sciences series looks at being human in the 21st century.

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Trump names Burkhauser as top economic adviser >>

The economist has been appointed to the Council of Economic Advisers.

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US News ranks Cornell No. 14; Dyson, Engineering in top 10 >>

Cornell advanced one spot to No. 14 among 311 schools nationwide.

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MLB, NHL leaders headline ILR School sports summit >>

Executives, commissioners gathered in NYC to discuss issues.


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