Cornell Plans on Partnering with Other International Universities, Besides Technion, For Roosevelt Island Tech Campus

Roosevelt Island is the new Ellis Island?

In an interview with the Cornell Daily Sun, Provost Ken Fuchs revealed plans to make the tech campus on Roosevelt Island, a 50-50 partnership between Cornell University and Israel’s Technion, even more of a “global institute.”

Over the next six months, he said, Cornell plans to start a search to find “at least one university from Europe and as many as two from Asia” to boost the applied sciences program’s prestige abroad. Read More

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  1. Barbara says:

    “…Makes you wonder, what else should we be asking Cornell . . .”

    You could start by asking them why they have partnered with The Technion, an integral element of the military-industrial complex in Israel who develop weapons and intelligence technology used in the oppression of Palestinians in the Occupied Territories.