After spending about two years gaining University approval and securing a home, the Muslim community is celebrating the recent establishment of a Muslim cultural center — the first of its kind — at Cornell.
Members of the Cornell Democrats and Republicans expressed their support of Congress recently renewing the Violence Against Women Act — a move that they say will continue to mitigate domestic violence.
With a $50,000 grant from Google, four Cornell professors will transform their class into a massive open online course, or MOOC, enabling them to offer the course to countless students worldwide for free, according to the University.
On behalf of 37 juveniles in South Carolina who have been sentenced to life in prison without parole, Cornell law students and professors are working to abolish sentences that may constitute “cruel and unusual punishment,” according to Prof. John Blume, law.
In a high-tech world with constant communication — where purchases and important decisions can be made with the push of a button — understanding how people arrange sequences of events can be compelling. As such, when Cornell researchers investigated the value of the age-old concept of “saving the best for last,” they were led to interesting conclusions.
Students and professors who knew Joseph Quandt ’15 — who was found dead at the Watermargin Cooperative Wednesday — remembered him as being intelligent, extremely personable and a stand-out student in the Department of City and Regional Planning.
Following six weeks of blood, sweat and tears — otherwise known as editorial compet — The Sun elected its 131st Editorial Board in arguably the shortest and most amicable election in Sun history. Seriously, this year it took eight hours, instead of nine.
The “sequester” — a series of across-the-board federal budget cuts that University administrators say could lead to cuts in Cornell’s research funding, jobs and financial aid supported by federal funds — was formally approved Friday, and will begin taking effect as early as this year.
The National Institute of Health has awarded $1.7 million to a team of Cornell researchers to study the links between the adolescent brain and risk-taking. The study will utilize a new Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine at Cornell to observe the brain activity of adolescents and adults during the decision-making process.