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Powerful design software brings student ideas to life

With just a push of a button, faculty and students can create dozens of design variations for anything they want to build. It's all thanks to Cornell's partnership with engineering-software company Autodesk, which is helping students win competitions and improve their research. Read more

President Pollack condemns events at US Capitol

By: President Martha Pollack

What happened today in Washington D.C. is unlike anything I have seen in my lifetime. Like millions and millions of Americans, as well as people from around the world, I am horrified, disgusted, and deeply saddened by this violent attempt to overturn an election. Never could I have imagined citizens of our country storming our Capitol. It is time for all Americans to live up to the democratic ideals that have reflected what is best about our country since its founding, and for our nation to come together and heal the wounds that have emerged from the bitter divisiveness that has come to define... Read more

Celebrating December grads after ‘a semester like no other’

On Dec. 19, nearly 1,500 Cornell students celebrated their winter graduation in a virtual recognition ceremony viewed around the world – the first such event at Cornell, and a fitting end to what President Martha E. Pollack called “a semester like no other at Cornell.” Read more