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Cornell receives $30 million donation for new academic building

ITHACA, N.Y. — Cornell’s plans for a new interdisciplinary academic building have received a major boost courtesy of a deep-pocketed alumnus. In a media press release sent out Tuesday night, the university announced the $30 million donation pledged by David R. Atkinson ’60 and Patricia Atkinson, to help cover the construction costs and outfitting of […]