Séamus Davis builds a fantastic machine
It took a confluence of factors to bring physicist J.C. Séamus Davis, his family and his potentially world-changing research to Cornell: a welcoming academic environment, a good community for raising kids, generous financial support and a lot of great Irish music.
Davis is a leading example of Cornell's capacity to attract research stars as the university launches a $100 million fund to replace the more than half of current faculty members who are approaching retirement age. Read more
A historic moment to ensure our legacy
Our university is on the cusp of unprecedented change. In the next decade more than half of our most distinguished teachers and scholars will be moving to emeritus status and Cornell is facing a hiring rate that will never occur again in our lifetimes. Read more
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The Pillsbury Institute brings entrepreneurs to tell of failures and success ... $80 million gift to Ithaca campus aims to make world a more sustainable place ... 'Unpacking the Nano' exhibit explores a revolution in design and transportation ... Read more