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Experience Cornell

Cornell Experience features a branded front-end and powerful CRM tools, creating an innovative, interactive network of the student experience. As students navigate all that Cornell has to offer, data helps advisers engage, provide support and resources, and understand the impact these programs have on students’ success. The newly updated Experience Cornell website took top honors in the Education category during the International Splash Awards 2019 at DrupalCon Amsterdam on October 28, 2019. The Splash Awards celebrate the best Drupal-based websites and applications from all over the world.

Experience Cornell website

McGovern Website:

The McGovern Center was founded in 2008 as a startup incubator to help develop young Cornell life science companies.The Center’s goal is to facilitate the forward progress of client companies to the point where each will merit significant outside investment, and achieve self-sufficiency. It focuses on accelerating research and development of its client’s companies’ technology and products, validating its client companies’ business plans, and strengthening their management teams.

McGovern Website

BEST Website:

Custom Web Developed redesigned the Careers Beyond Academia/BEST website. BEST is a department recently acquired by the Grad School that focuses on helping doctoral students and postdocs from all disciplines in their exploration of careers beyond academia. It is a Pantheon WordPress site based on the design of the CIRTL site.

BEST Website

Travel Registry Website:

The new Travel Registry is re-implemented and enhanced in Drupal 8. The site is an interface for students, faculty, and staff to enter their Cornell travel information and enables Cornell’s Global Operations to fulfill the university’s duty of care for emergency notifications and approval of trips to high risk locations by the International Travel Advisory and Response Team (ITART). The Travel Facilitator at Global Operations can see trip details and approve/deny ITART travel within a dashboard that provides a series of views with filtering and searching capabilities. The Travel Registry integrates with Google maps to obtain the latitude and longitude of the users destinations, which is required for the integration to Concur Locate. 

Travel Registry Website

International Services Website

The redesigned International Services (IS) is part of the newly created institutional identity structure under the Office of Global Learning, alongside the Education Abroad site. The new IS site provides critical resources for international students and visiting faculty and staff, as well as sponsoring parties. The site utilizes an audience-based "mega menu" structure to guide users to material best suited to their needs. An emphasis on visual communication with pictograph icons, action steps, and expandable topics helps users easily navigate a large volume of information. Furthermore, the Get Advice and Alerts on the easily scannable homepage ensure that critical information and services are readily available.  

International Services Website

Academic Integration Website:

The Academic Integration website is a new Drupal 8 site and is based on the CD Demo site and showcases the collaborations between the Ithaca, Weill, and Cornell Tech campuses.

Academic Integration Website

Sustainable Campus News Enhancements:

The Sustainable Campus website includes new tagging and date design styles for the "What's Happening Around Campus" dynamic blocks on every site page. As well as a new author (leveraging taxonomy list for consistency) and date fields for News items, plus revised design to display these on the listing page and item page, and a "Filter by Topic" function. It also includes a new CD-developed Instagram module that scrapes Instagram to ensure the spotlight item on the site is kept updated.

Sustainable Campus Website

Office of Global Learning

The new umbrella site for the Office of Global Learning was launched, previously used by the Education Abroad website. A redesign of the International Services website is underway and will join Education Abroad as a sister site under Global Learning. 

Office of Global Learning website

Cornell Hockey Association

The Cornell Hockey Association’s site was moved to a WordPress content management system using a Cornell Branded theme created for the CUBlog service as a base for the site’s design. The customer was able to utilize the functionality benefits of WordPress while remaining in Cornell Hockey Association’s existing internally-hosted server environment.  

Cornell Hockey Association's Webpage

Facilities and Campus Services

This project was a rebuild of the Facilities and Campus Services main website from a Drupal 7 to a Drupal 8 content management system. The website was the first site project (sites supported by Custom Development) to migrate from an existing Drupal 7 environment to Drupal 8.

Facilities and campus services website.

Center for Health Equity Enhancements

This project was a move of the existing WordPress site from CampusPress to Pantheon allowing for a broader scope of functionality and customizations for the growing site. Several enhancements were made to the overall site including design updates to the home page, enhancements to main menus and sidebar navigations, integration with Events feeds, incorporating News layouts and views, and other design and functionality enhancements.

Cornell Center for Health Equity website

The Cornell China Center

The new website was built in Drupal with the goal to create an audience-focused website bridging the role of the hub center in China and also the China at Cornell component so that users understand, and can easily navigate, these two types of content and activities. 

Cornell China Center website

Student and Campus Life

Student and Campus Life website is a modern site showcasing the highlights and accomplishments of this large campus entity. Users can now easily find information about Housing and Dining on and off campus all in one site, as well as information about other departments in the unit. The social media integration on the site allows for the aggregation of multiple or single unit’s accounts into one area, keeping the site fresh and up to date.

Student and Campus Life website

Cornell Graphics & Vision Group

The Cornell Graphics and Vision group site was redesigned to incorporate the design elements of the CIS family branding. The site has two main elements – Papers and People. Papers allows for the linking of the individual publication and/or site, while tagging the authors who are maintained in the People pages with their own unique bios.

Cornell Graphics and Vision Group website

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