College & Unit Sessions
12:00 - 1:00 PM ET
Concurrent sessions, pick one to attend. Some programs will be recorded for later viewing.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences & Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability: A 2020 View of Climate Change
Join a panel of CALS faculty/Atkinson Fellows for this discussion, with introductory comments by Benjamin Z. Houlton, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
College of Arts & Sciences: Update with Dean Ray Jayawardhana, Harold Tanner Dean of Arts & Sciences
Join Ray Jayawardhana, Harold Tanner Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, for an update on the College of Arts & Sciences. Following the dean’s remarks, guests will be invited to participate in a Q&A with the dean.
College of Engineering: Town Hall with Lynden Archer, Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering
Please join us for a conversation with Lynden Archer as he shares his emerging strategic vision for the College: Cornell Engineering 2030.
College of Human Ecology: Q&A with Dean Rachel Dunifon, Rebecca Q. and James C. Morgan Dean, College of Human Ecology
As a complement to Dean Dunifon's Town Hall being held on October 8th, Council Members are invited to join Rachel for a more intimate conversation and ask questions about the College and her plans for the College in coming years.
College of Veterinary Medicine: Cornell's COVID-19 Testing Lab (CCTL) at Vet: Robots, Pipettes, and Pools
Hear about Cornell's new COVID-19 testing lab now in operation at the Vet College. Dean Lorin Warnick and others provide an inside look at how the lab was created and the essential role the Vet College and collaborators are playing in safeguarding human health in the "new normal".
Computing and Information Science: Update with Dean Kavita Bala
Join Kavita Bala, the new CIS Dean, for exciting news and updates from the college.
International Alumni Relations, SC Johnson College of Business: The Strong United States-Mexico Relationship, What Next After USMCA?
Since last November, Mexico has become the largest trade partner to the United States. In January, the USMCA, the New NAFTA, was signed into law, and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador traveled to Washington DC to celebrate its launch. The bilateral relationship between the United States and Mexico has been and will continue to be vital for the two countries' prosperity. What are the prospects for the two countries' key issues in the bilateral agenda, including trade, migration, and security? How might the US presidential election affect the bilateral relationship? With its two boardrooms for the Cornell Americas program, Cornell and JCB are committed to the country and want to be a partner of Mexico's education and progress. This program is in partnership with The Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and The College of Arts and Sciences.
School of Industrial and Labor Relations: Q&A with Dean Alex Colvin
Dean Colvin will give an update on the school and answer questions.
Athletics: Interview with Entrepreneur, 3x Author, and Spartan, Joe De Sena '90
Joe De Sena '90, NY Times bestselling author, and CEO and founder of Spartan Race, will share his incredible story of resilience, discipline, and grit and his mission to transform 100 million lives through the Spartan philosophy.
Cornell University Library During COVID-19: Managing Student Needs During Remote and In-Person Learning
Gerald R. Beasley, Carl A. Kroch University Librarian, will provide an overview of how the Library is responding to student needs during the COVID-19 crisis. He will talk about how the Library is providing critical resources to students during remote learning and how the Library has re-opened to support students safely in-person.
Reanna Esmail, Outreach and Engagement Librarian, will talk about the fall semester orientation and provide more detail about how the Library is safely providing services and guidance to students to help ensure their academic success during this challenging time.