For the past 22 years, the Cornell Club of London has sponsored college students from the United Kingdom to live and study in Ithaca during Cornell's summer session. Managed and funded wholly by alumni, the scholarship seeks to make the award to students who may not otherwise have such an opportunity.
Vice Provost for International Affairs Fredrik Logevall has co-written an Op-Ed piece in the New York Times, drawing parallels between U.S. involvement in Syria and the escalation of the Vietnam conflict.
The university is putting in place travel restrictions, given the evolving Ebola situation and its responsibility to protect the health of the community. Messages have been emailed to all students, faculty and staff.
The Institute for African Development is pleased to announce the launch of the project Building Spatial Data Collection and Research Capacity for Sustainable Development. This project is made possible by the Andy Paul Africa Initiative Fund. The purpose of the project is to pilot a Geographical Information (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) training session in Moshi, Tanzania, and in Lusaka, Zambia with the goal of producing the training workshops in other sub-Saharan African countries.
Peter D. Gerakaris '03 traveled with Mark Gibian '77 to the El Mirador architectural site in summer 2013, where Cornellians are working with an archaeological team to implement environmental conservation with help from the Guatemalan government.
Four international research projects will be supported by U.S. Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad awards to Cornell via the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies.