Cornell University

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    Cornell University is a research university, which is on a mission to discover, preserve, and disseminate knowledge, produce creative work, and promote a culture of broad inquiry throughout and beyond the Cornell community. The University is broadly organized into seven undergraduate colleges and seven graduate divisions.

    TypePrivate
    Founded1865
    HQIthaca, NY, US
    Websitecornell.edu
    Overall CultureC+

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)16,216(-1%)
    Job Openings223
    Cybersecurity ratingDMore

    Key People/Management at Cornell University

    Frederick F. Burgess

    Frederick F. Burgess

    Vice President for Facilities and Campus Services
    Kelly E. Cunningham

    Kelly E. Cunningham

    Chief of Staff and Special Counsel to the President
    David A. Lifka

    David A. Lifka

    Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
    Ryan T. Lombardi

    Ryan T. Lombardi

    Vice President for Student and Campus Life
    Joel M. Malina

    Joel M. Malina

    Vice President for University Relations
    Kenneth M. Miranda

    Kenneth M. Miranda

    Chief Investment Officer
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    Cornell University Office Locations

    Cornell University has an office in Ithaca
    Ithaca, NY, US (HQ)
    Noyes Lodge, 616 Thurston Ave
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    Cornell University Financials and Metrics

    Summary Metrics

    Founding Date

    1865

    Cornell University Cybersecurity Score

    Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

    D

    66/100

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    Cornell University Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

    CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

    50-59

    out of 100

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    Cornell University Online and Social Media Presence

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    Cornell University Company Culture

    • Overall Culture

      C+

      76/100

    • CEO Rating

      A+

      87/100

    • Compensation

      C-

      63/100

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    Cornell University News and Updates

    Want more donations on Patreon? Cornell University researchers have some marketing advice

    The American Marketing Association’s Journal of Marketing looked at giving habits at a nonprofit. The findings are useful for people in the creator economy. The American Marketing Association’s Journal of Marketing is usually a disheartening rag, where experts publish their findings on how to furthe…

    Cornell University Has Gotten Its Covid-19 Protocols Right. Other Schools Have Not.

    By Labor Day weekend, SUNY Oneonta closed its doors to all in-person classes, and sent students who were living in campus dormitories home for the remainder of the fall semester.

    Cornell University Selects BlackBeltHelp for After-Hours IT Help Desk Support

    BlackBeltHelp is pleased to announce that Cornell University has selected BlackBeltHelp for After-Hours IT Help Desk Services. read more

    Cornell University Report Confirms SANEXEN Water Technology's Earthquake Resiliency

    MONTRÉAL, June 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - On June 2, Cornell University's School of Civil and Environmental Engineering issued its report "Performance Evaluation of Aqua-Pipe under Earthquake-Induced Ground Deformation", which details technical findings confirming that SANEXEN Environmental...

    Pyxus International, Inc. Partners with Cornell University to Advance Critical Research on Hemp Cultivation

    MORRISVILLE, N.C., Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pyxus International, Inc. (NYSE: PYX), a global value-added agricultural company, has signed an agreement with Cornell University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) to fund research designed to identify and address knowledge...
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    Cornell University Blogs

    Mars’ bright south pole reflections may be clay – not water

    An international group of scientists now say that reflections of the Mars’ south pole may be smectite, a form of hydrated clay, buried about a mile below the surface.

    Do robots need clothes? Yes, for form and function

    Besides a stray feline Roomba, very few people are investing energy into putting clothes on robots. Researchers from Cornell Tech and NYU say that now’s the time to think more actively about when, how and why we would dress them

    Platform teaches nonexperts to use machine learning

    New, award-winning research from the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science is helping inform and improve future design and development of interactive machine learning tools.

    Cancer vaccine improves outcomes in Lynch syndrome model

    A new strategy for developing vaccines against cancer showed promise in a proof-of-concept study led by scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian and Heidelberg University Hospital.

    Geographic differences in gut microbiota boost immunity

    Cornell researchers “humanized” mice with microbiota from three global populations and found that microbial differences alone can impact immune responses.

    Chaotic electrons heed ‘limit’ in strange metals

    A new Cornell-led study confirms the chaotic behavior of electrons in “strange” metals has a limit established by the laws of quantum mechanics.
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    Cornell University Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Cornell University founded?

      Cornell University was founded in 1865.

    • Who are Cornell University key executives?

      Cornell University's key executives are Frederick F. Burgess, Kelly E. Cunningham and David A. Lifka.

    • How many employees does Cornell University have?

      Cornell University has 16,216 employees.

    • Who are Cornell University competitors?

      Competitors of Cornell University include Virginia Tech, Rutgers University and Indiana University.

    • Where is Cornell University headquarters?

      Cornell University headquarters is located at Noyes Lodge, 616 Thurston Ave, Ithaca.

    • Where are Cornell University offices?

      Cornell University has an office in Ithaca.

    • How many offices does Cornell University have?

      Cornell University has 1 office.