Structures of life: Ever more complex buildings are crucibles of ideas and innovation
Designers and faculty planners at Cornell have created the intellectual crucible that was once the stuff of life scientists' dreams: a state-of-the-art facility with open, overlapping laboratory areas, light-filled rooms and hallways, a commanding atrium and a high-tech audiovisual facility.
Completion of architect Richard Meier's life sciences building, Weill Hall, marks a giant leap toward advancing Cornell's leadership nationally and internationally in the biological sciences revolution. Read more
It began as an 'intellectual exercise'
The Weill Institute is now bridging research at Weill Hall with studies across campus.Read more
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Undergraduate students at Cornell are seeking to change the world through research. Their research is ubiquitous. "It's in every department, in every college," says Lesley Yorke, projects coordinator in the Office of the Vice Provost for Research. In fact, Cornell has long been a leader in combining undergraduate education with discovery in all disciplines. Who can doubt that this is an integral part of campus intellectual life?