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Summit keynote outlines peril climate change poses for indigenous peoples

December 12, 2018

Summit keynote outlines peril climate change poses for indigenous peoples

In this era of rising atmospheric temperatures, Shorna Allred discussed her concerns about... read more

Aditya Deshpande ’22 wins Cornell Concerto Competition

December 12, 2018

Aditya Deshpande ’22 wins Cornell Concerto Competition

Computer science major Aditya Deshpande ’22 won the 16th Cornell Concerto Competition, held Dec. 9... read more

Eighth annual TOGO awards celebrate community engagement

December 12, 2018

Eighth annual TOGO awards celebrate community engagement

The 2018 Cornell Town-Gown Awards recognized three student partnerships with local organizations to... read more

Robotics Day attracts scores to Duffield atrium

December 10, 2018

Robotics Day attracts scores to Duffield atrium

Robotics Day at Duffield Hall was a day-long event this year, with two classes holding their... read more

Startup GiveGab helped raise $52 million on Giving Tuesday

December 10, 2018

Startup GiveGab helped raise $52 million on Giving Tuesday

GiveGab, a fundraising and engagement platform founded at Cornell, helped nonprofits raise $52... read more

Panel explores how AI can solve problems, enrich learning

December 10, 2018

Panel explores how AI can solve problems, enrich learning

An avalanche of digital data, combined with sophisticated algorithms to analyze it, heralds a... read more

Cancer’s metabolism subject of trailblazing study

December 7, 2018

Cancer’s metabolism subject of trailblazing study

Cancer metabolism is the subject of renewed research interest, and the lab of Abe Stroock... read more

NASA’s InSight captures first ‘sound’ of Martian wind

December 7, 2018

NASA’s InSight captures first ‘sound’ of Martian wind

The Mars InSight lander has sent back the first “sounds” ever recorded on the red planet, NASA... read more

New initiative to lead industry innovation, social impact through AI

December 6, 2018

New initiative to lead industry innovation, social impact through AI

A collaboration between Cornell and r4 Technologies will develop and apply artificial intelligence... read more

It’s alive: Fiberoptic sensors could help soft robots feel, adapt

December 4, 2018

It’s alive: Fiberoptic sensors could help soft robots feel, adapt

Robots that sense and adjust their position relative to their surroundings is the subject of the... read more

Certificate program fosters problem solving through design thinking

December 4, 2018

Certificate program fosters problem solving through design thinking

A new Design Thinking certificate program through eCornell helps learners adopt a human-centered... read more

It’s alive: Fiber-optic sensors could help soft robots feel, adapt

December 4, 2018

It’s alive: Fiber-optic sensors could help soft robots feel, adapt

Robots that sense and adjust their position relative to their surroundings is the subject of the... read more

Provost Research Innovation Award winners announced

November 29, 2018

Provost Research Innovation Award winners announced

The Office of the Provost has announced five winners of the inaugural Provost Research Excellence... read more

Students spark Ghanaian high schoolers’ interest in computer science

November 28, 2018

Students spark Ghanaian high schoolers’ interest in computer science

A team of students and faculty has organized a coding program to inspire interest in computer... read more

Mollusk collection moves to PRI, internet

November 28, 2018

Mollusk collection moves to PRI, internet

Cornell’s Malacology Collection will get new life online when it is donated to the Paleontological... read more

Grants help graduate students to do research around the world

November 28, 2018

Grants help graduate students to do research around the world

Twenty-six Cornell graduate students have won more than $42,000 in fall 2018 Research Travel... read more

Study: Smart speakers make passive listeners

November 27, 2018

Study: Smart speakers make passive listeners

People explore less when they get recommendations from voice-based platforms such as Amazon’s Alexa... read more

As InSight lands on Mars, Cornell’s Banfield gets to work

November 27, 2018

As InSight lands on Mars, Cornell’s Banfield gets to work

After cruising for 205 days over 301 million miles, NASA’s InSight spacecraft – to probe beneath... read more

A stitch in simulation saves nine

November 26, 2018

A stitch in simulation saves nine

A new digital tool developed by a team of researchers at Cornell and Stanford University can... read more

Podcast blends personal stories, accessible science

November 21, 2018

Podcast blends personal stories, accessible science

“Science Blender,” a podcast produced by doctoral students in the Smith School of Chemical and... read more

Startups win funding at 2018 Commercialization Competition

November 21, 2018

Startups win funding at 2018 Commercialization Competition

FuzeHub, a not-for-profit organization that assists small- to medium-sized manufacturing companies... read more

Rev startup gets $1.7M for global curriculum data analysis

November 21, 2018

Rev startup gets $1.7M for global curriculum data analysis

A student startup company recently received a $1.7 million National Institutes of Health grant to... read more

Three new Tisch University Professors named

November 14, 2018

Three new Tisch University Professors named

Three new Tisch University Professors – Nicholas Abbott, Catherine Kling and Daniel Lee – were... read more

Johnson details computational art history techniques

November 14, 2018

Johnson details computational art history techniques

Professor C. Richard Johnson discussed the techniques he innovated using X-rays and algorithms to... read more

Cornell faculty, leadership begin to tackle grand challenges

November 14, 2018

Cornell faculty, leadership begin to tackle grand challenges

Global Grand Challenges Symposium brought together faculty, administrators and guests to discuss... read more

22 student entrepreneurs join W.E. Cornell

November 13, 2018

22 student entrepreneurs join W.E. Cornell

Cornell’s new entrepreneurship program for women recently announced its first cohort of 22 students... read more

Two-step training helps robots interpret human language

November 12, 2018

Two-step training helps robots interpret human language

To help robots understand human language when navigating, researchers divided their task into two... read more

For arid, Mars-like Peruvian desert, rain brings death

November 12, 2018

For arid, Mars-like Peruvian desert, rain brings death

When rains fell on the arid Atacama Desert, it was reasonable to expect floral blooms to follow.... read more

For arid, Mars-like desert, rain brings death

November 12, 2018

For arid, Mars-like desert, rain brings death

When rains fell on the arid Atacama Desert, it was reasonable to expect floral blooms to follow.... read more

Severe Caribbean droughts may magnify food insecurity

November 5, 2018

Severe Caribbean droughts may magnify food insecurity

Climate change is impacting the Caribbean, with millions facing increasing food insecurity and... read more

Eight faculty honored with Weiss teaching awards

November 2, 2018

Eight faculty honored with Weiss teaching awards

Eight faculty members have received Stephen H. Weiss Awards for excellence in their teaching of... read more

Cornell Neurotech Symposium explores brain research

November 2, 2018

Cornell Neurotech Symposium explores brain research

Three neuroscientists discussed brain science at the third annual Cornell Neurotech Mong Family... read more

Shape-shifting modular robot is more than the sum of its parts

October 31, 2018

Shape-shifting modular robot is more than the sum of its parts

A Cornell-led team has developed modular robots that can perceive their surroundings, make... read more

Cornell students honored at Clinton Global Initiative University

October 30, 2018

Cornell students honored at Clinton Global Initiative University

Twelve students and recent Cornell alumni attended the Clinton Global Initiative University Oct.... read more

Global Grand Challenges event to spark faculty dialogue

October 30, 2018

Global Grand Challenges event to spark faculty dialogue

Cross-campus gathering will focus on the biggest challenges facing the world, and help determine a... read more

The ‘first-gen’ experience at Cornell

October 30, 2018

The ‘first-gen’ experience at Cornell

Cornell's commitment to accessibility means new and increased efforts to support first-generation... read more

Alzheimer’s symposium explores new neuroscience frontiers

October 30, 2018

Alzheimer’s symposium explores new neuroscience frontiers

World experts in neurodegenerative diseases gathered at Weill Cornell Medicine Sept. 25 to present... read more

eLab’s BrewJacket simplifies home brewing

October 26, 2018

eLab’s BrewJacket simplifies home brewing

BrewJacket, a Colorado-based company founded by alumni of Cornell University’s eLab accelerator... read more

Intersection of art history and tech topic of Milstein lecture

October 25, 2018

Intersection of art history and tech topic of Milstein lecture

C. Richard Johnson will speak about the field of computational art history and discuss preserving... read more

GateWay program facilitates research-industry agreements

October 25, 2018

GateWay program facilitates research-industry agreements

The new GateWay to Partnership program, run out of the Office of Sponsored Programs, aims to foster... read more

New online tool shows climate change in your backyard

October 24, 2018

New online tool shows climate change in your backyard

Climate change hits home. A warming world affects the Northeast region, and to demonstrate, the... read more

Cornell receives nearly $3.5M in federal push for quantum information research

October 23, 2018

Cornell receives nearly $3.5M in federal push for quantum information research

Four Cornell researchers have received grants from the U.S. Department of Energy as part of a $218... read more

‘Minecraft’ modification lets builders show off architectural flair

October 23, 2018

‘Minecraft’ modification lets builders show off architectural flair

To harness a video game's educational potential, Cornell computer scientists have developed a... read more

Air Force Young Investigator Award funds study of waves, topology

October 22, 2018

Air Force Young Investigator Award funds study of waves, topology

With a a three-year, $450,000 Young Investigator Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific... read more

Air Force Young Investigator Award funds study of waves, topology

October 22, 2018

Air Force Young Investigator Award funds study of waves, topology

With a a three-year, $450,000 Young Investigator Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific... read more

Fifteen startups join eLab

October 17, 2018

Fifteen startups join eLab

Cornell’s business accelerator for student startups, eLab, recently accepted its 2018-19 cohort of... read more

Fifteen startups join eLab

October 17, 2018

Fifteen startups join eLab

Cornell’s business accelerator for student startups, eLab, recently accepted its 2018-19 cohort of... read more

Digital agriculture initiative to tackle food security challenges

October 12, 2018

Digital agriculture initiative to tackle food security challenges

In response to the call to action for feeding an ever-growing global population, the Cornell... read more

Digital agriculture initiative to tackle food security challenges

October 12, 2018

Digital agriculture initiative to tackle food security challenges

In response to the call to action for feeding an ever-growing global population, the Cornell... read more

Latest Cornell dot features a new cancer weapon: antibodies

October 10, 2018

Latest Cornell dot features a new cancer weapon: antibodies

Ultrasmall Cornell dots armed with antibodies are another weapon in the fight against cancer, says... read more

Latest Cornell dot features a new cancer weapon: antibodies

October 10, 2018

Latest Cornell dot features a new cancer weapon: antibodies

Ultrasmall Cornell dots armed with antibodies are another weapon in the fight against cancer, says... read more

FastTrack paves path for physical science, engineering startups

October 9, 2018

FastTrack paves path for physical science, engineering startups

FastTrack Startup License, a program run by the Center for Technology Licensing at Cornell, is... read more

Portal connects Pollack to Afghan girls who code

October 9, 2018

Portal connects Pollack to Afghan girls who code

On Oct. 5, President Martha E. Pollack and other campus leaders talked to representatives of a... read more

Portal connects Pollack to Afghan girls who code

October 9, 2018

Portal connects Pollack to Afghan girls who code

On Oct. 5, President Martha E. Pollack and other campus leaders talked to representatives of a... read more

FastTrack paves path for physical science, engineering startups

October 9, 2018

FastTrack paves path for physical science, engineering startups

FastTrack Startup License, a program run by the Center for Technology Licensing at Cornell, is... read more

Caltech earthquake expert to lecture Oct. 11 and 12

October 8, 2018

Caltech earthquake expert to lecture Oct. 11 and 12

Seismologist Lucile M. Jones will address global trends in risk reduction for natural disasters... read more

Caltech earthquake expert to lecture Oct. 11 and 12

October 8, 2018

Caltech earthquake expert to lecture Oct. 11 and 12

Seismologist Lucile M. Jones will address global trends in risk reduction for natural disasters... read more

Symposium examines the potential of machine learning in health care

October 5, 2018

Symposium examines the potential of machine learning in health care

The Sept. 27-28 symposium “Bridging the Divide: Machine Learning in Medicine,” held at the Cornell... read more

Symposium examines the potential of machine learning in health care

October 5, 2018

Symposium examines the potential of machine learning in health care

The Sept. 27-28 symposium “Bridging the Divide: Machine Learning in Medicine,” held at the Cornell... read more

CCA Biennial launches with art projects across campus

October 4, 2018

CCA Biennial launches with art projects across campus

The 2018 Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial, with 18 project installations and performances on... read more

Health tech pioneer Deborah Estrin named MacArthur fellow

October 4, 2018

Health tech pioneer Deborah Estrin named MacArthur fellow

Deborah Estrin, professor of computer science at Cornell Tech and of healthcare policy and research... read more

CCA Biennial launches with art projects across campus

October 4, 2018

CCA Biennial launches with art projects across campus

The 2018 Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial, with 18 project installations and performances on... read more

Health tech pioneer Deborah Estrin named MacArthur fellow

October 4, 2018

Health tech pioneer Deborah Estrin named MacArthur fellow

Deborah Estrin, professor of computer science at Cornell Tech and of healthcare policy and research... read more

Marker may help target treatments for Crohn’s patients

October 4, 2018

Marker may help target treatments for Crohn’s patients

For the first time, researchers have identified a marker that distinguishes between different... read more

Marker may help target treatments for Crohn’s patients

October 4, 2018

Marker may help target treatments for Crohn’s patients

For the first time, researchers have identified a marker that distinguishes between different... read more

Grad students recognized at dean’s scholars pinning ceremony

October 3, 2018

Grad students recognized at dean’s scholars pinning ceremony

The Graduate School welcomed more than 30 new and continuing Dean’s Scholars at a ceremony Sept. 26. read more

Grad students recognized at dean’s scholars pinning ceremony

October 3, 2018

Grad students recognized at dean’s scholars pinning ceremony

The Graduate School welcomed more than 30 new and continuing Dean’s Scholars at a ceremony Sept. 26. read more

To change a catalyst’s electrochemical properties, just ‘shuffle’

October 2, 2018

To change a catalyst’s electrochemical properties, just ‘shuffle’

The atomic makeup of a catalyst makes a big difference in its properties, according to new research... read more

Researchers energize effort for energy-smart solutions

October 2, 2018

Researchers energize effort for energy-smart solutions

A new project received a $100,000 planning grant from the NSF to create a proposal for an... read more

Researchers energize effort for energy-smart solutions

October 2, 2018

Researchers energize effort for energy-smart solutions

A new project received a $100,000 planning grant from the NSF to create a proposal for an... read more

To change a catalyst’s electrochemical properties, just ‘shuffle’

October 2, 2018

To change a catalyst’s electrochemical properties, just ‘shuffle’

The atomic makeup of a catalyst makes a big difference in its properties, according to new research... read more

Arthur Ashkin, Ph.D. ’52, shares Nobel Prize in physics

October 2, 2018

Arthur Ashkin, Ph.D. ’52, shares Nobel Prize in physics

Arthur Ashkin, Ph.D. '52, whose invention of optical tweezers revolutionized the way scientists can... read more

Arctic ice cap destabilizes at ‘unprecedented’ speed

October 1, 2018

Arctic ice cap destabilizes at ‘unprecedented’ speed

Satellite images revealing an Arctic ice cap destabilizing at “unexpected and unprecedented” speed... read more

Arctic ice cap destabilizes at ‘unprecedented’ speed

October 1, 2018

Arctic ice cap destabilizes at ‘unprecedented’ speed

Satellite images revealing an Arctic ice cap destabilizing at “unexpected and unprecedented” speed... read more

Exposing secrets of ‘superbugs,’ bioprocesses continues with NSF grant

September 28, 2018

Exposing secrets of ‘superbugs,’ bioprocesses continues with NSF grant

A five-year, $22.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will continue to develop... read more

Homecoming 2018: community and fun enhanced by history

September 27, 2018

Homecoming 2018: community and fun enhanced by history

On Sept. 21-22, more than 12,000 alumni, parents, faculty, staff and students members enjoyed... read more

Cornell hosts climate change events at Climate Week NYC

September 27, 2018

Cornell hosts climate change events at Climate Week NYC

Faculty and industry partners will gather Sept. 28 at the Cornell Club-New York for a discussion... read more

Cornell hosts climate change events at Climate Week NYC

September 27, 2018

Cornell hosts climate change events at Climate Week NYC

Faculty and industry partners will gather Sept. 28 at the Cornell Club-New York for a discussion... read more

Homecoming 2018: community and fun enhanced by history

September 27, 2018

Homecoming 2018: community and fun enhanced by history

On Sept. 21-22, more than 12,000 alumni, parents, faculty, staff and students members enjoyed... read more

Exposing secrets of ‘superbugs,’ bioprocesses continues with NSF grant

September 26, 2018

Exposing secrets of ‘superbugs,’ bioprocesses continues with NSF grant

A five-year, $22.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will continue to develop... read more

CIS students head to diversity conference as numbers of minorities rise

September 25, 2018

CIS students head to diversity conference as numbers of minorities rise

More than 50 Cornell undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff attended the ACM Richard... read more

NSF grants $1.3M to Cornell, partners to hunt eelgrass disease

September 25, 2018

NSF grants $1.3M to Cornell, partners to hunt eelgrass disease

To hunt a disease that threatens eelgrass – critical seaside meadows – the NSF has awarded... read more

NSF grants $1.3M to Cornell, partners to hunt eelgrass disease

September 25, 2018

NSF grants $1.3M to Cornell, partners to hunt eelgrass disease

To hunt a disease that threatens eelgrass – critical seaside meadows – the NSF has awarded... read more

CIS students head to diversity conference as numbers of minorities rise

September 25, 2018

CIS students head to diversity conference as numbers of minorities rise

More than 50 Cornell undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff attended the ACM Richard... read more

Postdocs honored with achievement awards

September 24, 2018

Postdocs honored with achievement awards

Six postdocs at Cornell were honored with an inaugural Postdoc Achievement Award Sept. 17 for their... read more

Postdocs honored with achievement awards

September 24, 2018

Postdocs honored with achievement awards

Six postdocs at Cornell were honored with an inaugural Postdoc Achievement Award Sept. 17 for their... read more

Top brain scientists to speak at Cornell Neurotech symposium

September 21, 2018

Top brain scientists to speak at Cornell Neurotech symposium

Three renowned neuroscientists will discuss their work at the third annual Cornell Neurotech Mong... read more

Top brain scientists to speak at Cornell Neurotech symposium

September 21, 2018

Top brain scientists to speak at Cornell Neurotech symposium

Three renowned neuroscientists will discuss their work at the third annual Cornell Neurotech Mong... read more

From fish DNA to Mars: STEM programs inspire kids across NYS

September 20, 2018

From fish DNA to Mars: STEM programs inspire kids across NYS

Cornell helps students in kindergarten through 12th grade explore science, technology, engineering... read more

From fish DNA to Mars: STEM programs inspire kids across NYS

September 20, 2018

From fish DNA to Mars: STEM programs inspire kids across NYS

Cornell helps students in kindergarten through 12th grade explore science, technology, engineering... read more

Study clarifies protein’s role in dementia

September 20, 2018

Study clarifies protein’s role in dementia

ApoE4, a protein linked to both Alzheimer’s disease, increases the risk of cognitive impairment by... read more

Grants create community-engaged opportunities for students

September 20, 2018

Grants create community-engaged opportunities for students

The Office of Engagement Initiatives has awarded nearly $840,000 to 21 teams of faculty and... read more

Study clarifies protein’s role in dementia

September 20, 2018

Study clarifies protein’s role in dementia

ApoE4, a protein linked to both Alzheimer’s disease, increases the risk of cognitive impairment by... read more

Grants create community-engaged opportunities for students

September 20, 2018

Grants create community-engaged opportunities for students

The Office of Engagement Initiatives has awarded nearly $840,000 to 21 teams of faculty and... read more

Collins receives award for ‘cultivating new generation of scholars’

September 19, 2018

Collins receives award for ‘cultivating new generation of scholars’

Lance Collins, dean of Cornell Engineering, was presented with the Edward Bouchet Legacy Award in... read more

Collins receives award for ‘cultivating new generation of scholars’

September 19, 2018

Collins receives award for ‘cultivating new generation of scholars’

Lance Collins, dean of Cornell Engineering, was presented with the Edward Bouchet Legacy Award in... read more

Alum’s gift helps entrepreneurship faculty hire assistants

September 18, 2018

Alum’s gift helps entrepreneurship faculty hire assistants

Six faculty members are recipients of 2018 Louis H. Zalaznick Teaching Assistantships, receiving... read more

Alum’s gift helps entrepreneurship faculty hire assistants

September 18, 2018

Alum’s gift helps entrepreneurship faculty hire assistants

Six faculty members are recipients of 2018 Louis H. Zalaznick Teaching Assistantships, receiving... read more