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Welcome to our new “break the rules” tool kit. On this site you will experience the independent spirit of Cornell Engineering. You will find personal stories and videos that express what’s distinctive about our culture—the spirit of bold questioning and a relentless quest for breakthrough solutions. Our rallying cry is “break the rules.” It is our call to cut through dogma and complacency to advance engineering science and help humanity move forward.

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Do you know someone who consistently challenges conventional thinking? Tell us who and why!

Please tell us about this unconventional thinker.