The scent of chocolate syrup wafted through Ho Plaza Thursday as student activists staged a mock oil spill to mark the three-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, the largest accidental marine oil spill in U.S. history.
A new resolution that could require every student organization to submit plans detailing how they will encourage diversity and inclusion in their group will be discussed, and possibly voted on, at a Student Assembly meeting Thursday.
Simon Boehme ’14 and Samuel Ritholtz ’14 were among the 62 recipients of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship — a merit-based fund for student leaders interested in government or public sector service — this year.
As the culmination of their research at Cornell, 49 seniors presented projects with topics ranging from pollination to “prep” fashion at the Rawlings Cornell Presidential Research Scholars Senior Expo Wednesday.
Prof. Joel Sanders, architecture, Yale University, encouraged students to address the divide between the fields of landscape and architecture and consider the potential of unifying the two topics at a lecture Wednesday.
An intervention program intended to curb substance use among at-risk substance users has helped more than 100 patients — including Cornell students — at Cayuga Medical Center since January, according to a report.
On campus Tuesday, Joe Sammons, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes, discussed the organization’s role in continuing to fight for women’s healthcare rights, which he said “are in danger today.”
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings Monday, five Cornell runners recalled the terror they felt as they learned of the explosions, struggled to find family members and hurried to leave the city.
Rosie, a tech startup founded by Cornell graduate students, won a $200,000 grand prize at New York State’s largest business competition last week, according to Matt Ford ’13, head of business development for Rosie.