Cornell wins $100 million bid to build campus on Roosevelt Island

Mayor Michael Bloomberg will announce Monday Cornell University the winner of a $100 million competition to build a state-of-the art engineering and applied science graduate school on Roosevelt Island, sources said, reports. The decision comes just days after Stanford, considered one of the frontrunners in the race among a handful of elite universities including Columbia and Carnegie Mellon, bowed out of the competition. Shortly after Stanford dropped out, Cornell announced it has received a $350 million anonymous donation to put towards its tech campus efforts…

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