Dec. 9, 2016Mark Alan Turnquist, professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering at Cornell, died Dec. 5 at home in Falmouth, Maine. He was 67.
Dec. 9, 2016Assistant professor of English Ishion Hutchinson discusses his writing, and the anguish of getting the music right,” for his new collection of poetry, “House of Lords and Commons.”
Dec. 9, 2016The challenges of growing market-grade malting barley, paired with the rising demands of the state's three-year old farm brewery law, dominated discussion at the Southern Tier Farm Brewery Summit.
Dec. 9, 2016Students in the class Race and Social Entrepreneurship: Food Justice and Urban Reform have been researching, reading about and discussing food policy, politics, access and sustainability in Ithaca.
Dec. 8, 2016Events on campus and in Ithaca include exhibits at the Johnson Museum, Uris Hall and Mann and Olin libraries; a community-wide exploration of human origins, and the first Soup and Hope of 2017.
Dec. 8, 2016Students and faculty packed the Dec. 5 Cornell Institute for Public Affairs capstone reception, at which master's degree students present final policy projects.
Dec. 8, 2016Cornell rowing alumnus Bob Clark '51 has bequeathed $3 million to establish an endowed fund to support the Big Red heavyweight rowing program.
Dec. 8, 2016Cornell has been awarded up to $7 million over five years to lead a consortium of universities exploring new transportation innovations that limit adverse impacts on public health and the environment.
Dec. 8, 2016The new theater for The Cherry Arts being built on Ithaca's Cayuga Inlet will be a multidisciplinary locavore arts venue, and Cornell faculty members are deeply involved.
Dec. 8, 2016The 2017 Cornell United Way Campaign has passed the halfway mark of its $750,000 goal for the 2016-17 academic year.
Dec. 8, 2016A Cornell engineering group has devised a method for allowing strain and tactile sensing in a soft prosthetic hand, through the use of stretchable optical waveguides.
Dec. 8, 2016A Weill Cornell Medicine study published Dec. 7 represents the first time scientists have captured the restoration of communication of a minimally conscious patient by measuring aspects of brain structure and function.
Dec. 8, 2016A Cornell study, published Dec. 9 in the journal Science, finds that the brain chemical dopamine plays an active role in teaching young birds to sing.
Dec. 8, 2016As a cosmic dust magnet, Saturn's C ring gives away its youth. Once thought formed in an older, primordial era, the ring may be but a mere babe – less than 100 million years old.
Dec. 8, 2016New research by demographer Matthew Hall shows an increase in deportations under President-elect Donald Trump would mean devastating losses to legal Latino homeowners – and the communities they live in.
Dec. 8, 2016The deadline for submitting medical expenses for 2016 medical Flexible Spending Accounts is Dec. 16; Dec. 16 is also the deadline for contract college employees to enroll in a medical or dependent care FSA for 2017.
Dec. 8, 2016A new study appearing in the Nov. 24 in Frontiers in Nutrition finds men are at particular risk of overeating in social situations.
Dec. 8, 2016Several Cornell professors participated in a Dec. 2 discussion titled Populists, Progressives and the Present at Cornell Law School.
Dec. 8, 2016A report on the future of the electric grid, co-authored by mathematics professor John Guckenheimer, has helped spawn a joint program of the National Science Foundation and the energy department.
Dec. 8, 2016New research by anthropologist Saida Hodzic challenges the idea that cutting is intractable and analyzes what happens when such a practice ends. Her focus is on Ghanaian anti-cutting activists.
Dec. 7, 2016Marilyn Migiel and Caroline Levine, faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences, will be honored by the Modern Language Association at the group’s annual convention Jan. 7.
Dec. 6, 2016Cornell has been selected to host the national 2019 Science Olympiad, which will bring 2,500 high school students from across the U.S. to a unique competition.
Dec. 6, 2016With the help of Cornell's New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York, cider pressed on campus is once again available to the Cornell community.
Dec. 6, 2016New data from NASA’s Cassini mission reveals that Saturn’s bulging core and twisting gravitational forces offer clues to the ages of the planet’s moons. The moons are younger than previously thought.
Dec. 6, 2016Faculty are invited to submit proposals for 2017 Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum Grants, the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs announced Dec. 2.