Rebuilding NYC: Sustainable fixes for crumbling city infrastructure

WHAT:          Engineers, NYC government leaders, infrastructure investors and Cornell University sustainability experts to address ways to rebuild crumbling urban infrastructure systems at day-long collaborative event WHEN:          Tuesday, May 23, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. WHERE:        26 Broadway, 20th Floor, New York MEDIA:         Media members are asked to RSVP to Daryl Lovell in Cornell’s […]

Ann Druyan to introduce famed UK astronomer at lecture exploring Earth’s future

WHAT:          The first Carl Sagan Distinguished Lecture will feature the United Kingdom’s Astronomer Royal Lord Martin Rees, to talk about Earth’s vulnerabilities, possibilities and future. Ann Druyan, an Emmy and Peabody-award winning science communicator and Carl Sagan Institute board member, will speak ahead of Rees at the event. WHEN:          Monday, May 8, 7 p.m. […]

“Side by Side:” Artist to unveil large installation on inclusion, empathy

WHAT:          Artist Pepón Osorio unveils large sculptural and media installation, “Side by Side,” at Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial event WHEN:          Thursday, April 20, from 5:15 to 7:30 p.m. WHERE:        2nd Floor, Rand Hall, East MEDIA:         The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to […]

Audio landscapes take listeners to Manhattan before it was Manhattan

Experience Manhattan’s natural world before the Dutch arrived during journalists-only audio showcase and virtual reality immersion premiere WHO:            Creators of “Calling Thunder: The Unsung History of Manhattan” project unveil soundscapes and 360 experience of the natural world of Manhattan island before the Dutch arrival with a formal audio presentation, and break-out sessions for journalists to […]

Brooklyn makeathon challenges students to develop assistive technology for people with disabilities

WHAT:          More than 180 engineers, coders and developers to create physical protoypes of assistive technology for people with disabilities at three-day makeathon event WHEN:          Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 23 WHERE:        New Lab at Brooklyn Navy Yard, 19 Morris Avenue, Brooklyn MEDIA:         The event is open to the media. Reporters are asked […]

Cornell to host town-gown economic development conference April 7

WHAT: Town-Gown Economic Development Conference WHEN: Friday, April 7, 10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. WHERE: Hilton Garden Inn, lower level, 130 E. Seneca St., Ithaca, N.Y. MEDIA: Media members must RSVP to Lindsey Hadlock in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-255-6121 or lmh267@cornell.edu by 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 6. ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University’s […]

Former Prime Minister of Japan to speak at Cornell

WHAT: Naoto Kan will discuss the Fukushima nuclear disaster, future of renewable energy WHEN: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 5 p.m. WHERE: Statler Auditorium, Ithaca campus MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to Lindsey Hadlock in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-255-6121 or lmh267@cornell.edu. ITHACA, […]

Cornell University Trustees to meet in Ithaca

WHAT: Cornell University Board of Trustees meetings WHEN: March 23-24, 2017 WHERE: Statler Hall and the Statler Hotel, Cornell campus MEDIA: Some Cornell Board of Trustees meetings are open to media or the public (details below). Members of the media who plan to cover any of these events must RSVP to Lindsey Hadlock in Cornell’s […]

Cornell to host carbon neutrality forum March 28

WHAT: Public forum on “Options for Achieving a Carbon Neutral Campus by 2035” WHEN: Tuesday, March 28 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. WHERE: Hotel Ithaca, 222 S. Cayuga St., Ithaca, NY MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to Lindsey Hadlock in Cornell’s Media Relations Office […]

Cornell conference tackles sustainable energy, food and urbanization

WHAT: Sustainability in Asia: collaboration for research and implementation WHEN: Friday, April 7, 8 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. WHERE: Cordis Hotel, 555 Shanghai Street, Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong MEDIA: Media members are asked to RSVP to Rebecca Valli in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-255-7701 or rv234@cornell.edu.   HONG KONG – As the world grapples […]