Bringing Cornell to the World and the World to Cornell

Cornell is a truly international university that educates globally competent and culturally sensitive students for leadership in an increasingly international environment; fosters cutting-edge research within and across national boundaries to contribute to the expansion of the knowledge essential for understanding this environment; and engages in development activities and public services to enhance the lives and livelihoods of our students and others around the world.

David R. Lee, professor in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, has been named the first Provost’s Fellow for Internationalization.

Bartels World Affairs Fellow Hans Rosling delivered a lecture on campus Sept. 9 that found hope for the future of the planet in statistics.

Cornell AA&D is planning a “crowdfunding burst,” a set of crowdfunding projects that will launch simultaneously and be promoted collectively as part of the broader “All-In” Sesquicentennial campaign.  One of the featured projects will send International Development students to India.

The latest issue of periodiCALS, the magazine of Cornell's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, features articles about student projects in India and Mozambique.

Eleven new faculty members in the humanities will join the College of Arts and Sciences this fall, adding to the breadth and depth of course offerings and research opportunities available to students.

At just 16, Fahad Saad Al Suwaidi knows he wants to pursue a career in medicine — a decision he made after losing a friend to bone cancer.  "My friend was the same age as me and didn't discover he had cancer until it was in a very late stage," said Al Suwaidi, a high school student at Nasser bin Abdullah al-Attiyah Secondary Independent School for Boys in Doha, Qatar.