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Painting Paris red

Renate Ferro, a media artist and visiting assistant professor of art at Cornell, and Timothy Murray, director of the Society for the Humanities and the curator of the Rose Goldsen Archive for New Media Art, made a presentation at the Pompidou Center in Paris Oct. 19-20 as part of the Making Sense Colloquium. The presentation, […]

It gets better @ Cornell

Cornell contributes to the “It Gets Better” video campaign launched in response to gay teen suicides. Produced by Slope Media and the Cornell Gay-Straight Alliance.


Cornell Alumni Magazine guest starred in an episode of the sitcom “The Office” when the character Andy Bernard, a Cornell “alumnus,” developed a crisis of self-worth while reading the Class Notes section. Watch the episode.

A little birdie tells you

Did you miss the best library workshop of the semester, forget about Banned Books Week or not know that the library is taking new steps to preserve its digitized books? Worry no more! Cornell Library is now on Twitter, sharing all the news that fits in 140 characters. Follow the library on Twitter for updates […]

Betting on himself

Brian Kuritzky ’08, who works at Goldman Sachs, bet his coworkers that he could finish the Great Floridian triathlon – an ultradistance event that includes swimming 2.4 miles, biking 112 miles and running 26.2 miles – with no training. The bet: for every minute Kuritzky finished the race over 16 hours, he would pay his […]

Sticky business

Since its invention in 1942, it has played vital roles in venues from the battlefield and operating room to manufacturing plants and dental offices. Today, you’re most likely to find it in ordinary households – used to fix toys, appliances and craft projects. But when Harry Coover M.S. ’42, Ph.D. ’44 first stumbled upon it […]

Fall Ezra: Life after Cornell

The Fall 2010 issue of Ezra, Cornell’s quarterly magazine, is available on campus and online. This issue delves into life after Cornell – especially in the wake of a slow recovery from a recession – and how Cornell graduates compete for jobs, realign their plans and engage with the world. For many students, new vistas […]

Washington on Lincoln

History professor Margaret Washington appears in the third episode of the PBS documentary series “God in America.” On the series’ website, Washington gives an interview on religion, the Civil War, slavery, Abraham Lincoln and other subjects, and appears in video excerpts of the series. She is the author of the award-winning book “‘A Peculiar People’: Slave Religion and […]

Raising the roof

Anna Beckwith, a 90-year-old Tompkins County Cornell Cooperative Extension retiree, needed a new roof for her Lansing home. On Oct. 2, members of Cornell’s varsity hockey and wrestling teams – led by their coaches, Mike Schafer and Rob Koll – stepped forward to help, making structural repairs and installing new asphalt shingles on the 2,000-square-foot […]

Big Red Facebook!

Cornell Athletics now has its own Facebook page! It’s the official fan site of the Big Red. Visit to stay updated, share photos and videos, promote giveaways, create online trivia contests and more.

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