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Three new Tisch University Professors named

Three new Tisch University Professors named

November 14, 2018

Three new Tisch University Professors – Nicholas Abbott, Catherine Kling and Daniel Lee – were named earlier this month by the Cornell University Board of Trustees, bringing to six the total number... read more

Johnson details computational art history techniques

Johnson details computational art history techniques

November 14, 2018

Professor C. Richard Johnson discussed the techniques he innovated using X-rays and algorithms to analyze works of art in his Nov. 9 campus talk. read more

Cornell faculty, leadership begin to tackle grand challenges

Cornell faculty, leadership begin to tackle grand challenges

November 14, 2018

Global Grand Challenges Symposium brought together faculty, administrators and guests to discuss challenges on which Cornell should place emphasis and resources in 2019-2020. read more

22 student entrepreneurs join W.E. Cornell

22 student entrepreneurs join W.E. Cornell

November 13, 2018

Cornell’s new entrepreneurship program for women recently announced its first cohort of 22 students for the 2018-19 academic year. read more

Two-step training helps robots interpret human language

Two-step training helps robots interpret human language

November 12, 2018

To help robots understand human language when navigating, researchers divided their task into two separate stages: first, interpreting the language in a command and mapping out a path; and then... read more

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

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

November 12, 2018

When rains fell on the arid Atacama Desert, it was reasonable to expect floral blooms to follow. Instead, the water brought death, according to an international team of planetary astrobiologists. read more

For arid, Mars-like desert, rain brings death

For arid, Mars-like desert, rain brings death

November 12, 2018

When rains fell on the arid Atacama Desert, it was reasonable to expect floral blooms to follow. Instead, the water brought death, according to an international team of planetary astrobiologists. read more

Severe Caribbean droughts may magnify food insecurity

Severe Caribbean droughts may magnify food insecurity

November 5, 2018

Climate change is impacting the Caribbean, with millions facing increasing food insecurity and decreasing freshwater availability as droughts become more likely across the region. read more

Eight faculty honored with Weiss teaching awards

Eight faculty honored with Weiss teaching awards

November 2, 2018

Eight faculty members have received Stephen H. Weiss Awards for excellence in their teaching of undergraduate students and contributions to undergraduate education. read more

Cornell Neurotech Symposium explores brain research

Cornell Neurotech Symposium explores brain research

November 2, 2018

Three neuroscientists discussed brain science at the third annual Cornell Neurotech Mong Family Foundation Symposium Sept. 27. read more