Recent news from Cornell University
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For Chinese high school students interested in attending college in the United States, the China Cornell College Preparatory Program offers a preview of higher education at a cutting-edge Ivy League university.
“Food Security in a Vulnerable World” will be a daylong symposium Sept. 12 that will include World Food Prize laureates, World Food Prize Youth Institute alumni, journalists and researchers.
Sociology professor Victor Nee was recently honored by the international Academy of Management with an award for his recent book project on the emergence and growth of a private enterprise economy in China.
South African activist Albert “Albie” Sachs made his first visit to campus Aug. 29 as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large. He spoke about his work fighting apartheid, and he emphasized forgiveness.
Marina Markot, an international education expert who most recently served at the University of Virginia, has been appointed the new director of Cornell Abroad. She began Aug. 15.
Albie Sachs, an A.D. White Professor-at-Large, will make his first official visit to campus Aug. 28-Sept. 7. The lawyer, judge, activist, scholar and author will present a public lecture Aug. 29.