Prof Muna Ndulo, Professor at the Cornell Law School, delivered his inaugural lecture as Extraordinary Professor in the Department of Mercantile Law at the University of the Free State (UFS). The topic of his lecture was: Facilitating regional and world trade through international trade.
Logevall makes the case for educating global citizens
Bringing Cornell to the World and the World to Cornell
Look here for International Travel Planning Resources, information about health insurance and Cornell's vendor for international emergency services, and procedures for anyone in the university community who wishes to travel, or plan travel, outside the United States on Cornell-related business. After travel planning is complete, registering your travel is the final critical step to success in getting travelers out of harm’s way if necessary.
In addition to a searchable database of Cornell's international agreements, this section includes a guide to international agreements, templates to create or renew an MOU or Project Agreement, and the International Agreement Online Internal Approval Form (IAF). Cornell University has 179 active agreements with institutions in 144 countries.
International News at Cornell
On Aug. 15, Marina Markot became the newest director of Cornell Abroad. A former associate director of the International Studies Office at the University of Virginia, Markot brings her experience in international engagement to the study abroad program. Sun News Editor Caroline Flax ’15 sat down with Markot to talk about her goals for Cornell Abroad.
The Martin Y. Tang International Scholarship Challenge has raised $4.39 million in endowment gifts from 12 families. Martin Tang ’70 gave $1.46 million in matching funds for the challenge, which resulted in a 19 percent increase in scholarship support for undergraduate international students at Cornell and support for five graduate fellowships.
Eight sub-Saharan plant breeders from Nigeria, Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso and Ghana celebrated their new Ph.D.s from the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) at the University of Ghana (UG) in July 2013.
Cornell’s strategic goals to be a top 10 world research university “demand a global presence – a commitment to international studies, to international engagement, to helping provide solutions to real world problems,” said Fredrik Logevall, vice provost for international affairs, at a Trustee-Council Annual Meeting presentation Oct.
Throughout his 43-year career, Cornell plant breeder Ronnie Coffman has sown seeds of scientific and social change across continents and generations. Now his efforts are being recognized with the inaugural World Agriculture Prize, awarded by the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA), an organization that represents more than 600 universities worldwide.