Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:04:23 EDTAt an April 21-23 makeathon in New York City, Cornell students worked to help improve the lives of 17 people with disabilities.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:04:22 EDTMore than 200 people gathered April 24 to honor the civic outreach of Cornell students at the 2017 Community Engagement Showcase, which displayed several dozen projects associated with the community.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:04:00 EDTCornell President Martha E. Pollack attended the spring meeting of the presidents and chancellors of the AAU member universities this week and supports the statement they released on federal support of research funding.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:04:48 EDTA genomic analysis of cassava has found that mutations have corroded the genome, producing many dysfunctional versions of genes and putting at risk a crucial crop that feeds a tenth of all people.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:04:00 EDTPeter Coors '69 delivered the 2017 Durland Lecture April 18 in the Statler Hotel amphitheater, in which he recalled the turbulent 1960s and urged greater civility on campus.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:04:00 EDTAssistant professor of music Ariana Kim found inspiration among a group of refugees and asylum seekers in Italy for her CCA Biennial arts and empathy project, to be presented on campus April 29.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:04:00 EDTThere's a simple way to reduce the opioid epidemic gripping the country: Make doctors check their patients’ previous prescriptions. The new research is by Colleen Carey, associate professor of policy analysis and management.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:04:36 EDTThe first-ever Industrial Hemp Summit on April 18 at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences looked at industrial hemp as a lucrative addition to New York agriculture.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:04:50 EDTThe Ninth Annual Asia-Pacific Leadership Conference drew more than 160 university faculty, leaders and alumni to Hong Kong April 7-8. Fifteen Cornell Clubs and communities were represented.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:04:00 EDTMore than 200 alumni are expected to return to campus – along with a few humanoid robots – for Entrepreneurship at Cornell's Celebration conference, April 27-28.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:04:00 EDTThe recently completed online resource Cornerstones in American Middle Class: Historical Collective Bargaining Agreements Project at the ILR School's Kheel Center is seeing heavy traffic from scholars.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:04:57 EDTTwo Cornell researchers are leading a collaboration that aims to benefit both coffee farmers in Colombia and the country's biodiverse bird population.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:04:00 EDTThe Institute for the Social Sciences' Small Grants Program is funding a series of critical social science projects and a conference with its spring 2017 awards.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 16:04:10 EDTThe 11 finalists for this year's Big Idea Competition are honing three-minute pitches in preparation for the April 28 event, part of Entrepreneurship at Cornell's two-day Celebration conference.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 15:04:00 EDTILR School Professor Francine D. Blau '66 will accept the school's 2017 Judge William B. Groat Award April 20 for achievement and service to the school in New York City.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:04:11 EDTEducating religious leaders in sub-Saharan Africa about male circumcision increases the likelihood that men will undergo the procedure, Weill Cornell Medicine investigators found in a new trial.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:04:00 EDTFaculty will share ideas on climate change April 21-23 at the Smithsonian's Earth Optimism Summit, while students ascend Capitol Hill on April 21, and then walk in the national Science March on April 22.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:04:00 EDTCornell faculty members Stephen Coate, María Cristina García, Suzanne Mettler and Fred Schneider have been elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 12:04:15 EDTMary X. Mitchell, a historian of science and technology and a postdoctoral fellow, describes how a former nuclear test site became a proving ground for a new legal definition of environmental impact.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 12:04:00 EDTNinety-eight Cornell graduate and professional students will travel to 47 countries over the next year with support from the Einaudi Center's International Travel Grant Program.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 12:04:16 EDTPeter H. Coors ’69, chairman and chief customer relations officer of Molson Coors Brewing Co., will deliver the 29th annual Durland Lecture Tuesday, April 18, at 4:30 p.m.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 12:04:00 EDTSenior Vice Provost Barbara Knuth, Vice President Ryan Lombardi and Vice Provost Laura Spitz issued a statement updating the community on Cornell's policies with respect to DACA students.
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 16:04:00 EDTInterim President Hunter Rawlings and President-elect Martha E. Pollack have added their voices and strong statements of support in solidarity with Central European University in response to legislation passed by the Hungarian government that could close the university.
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 16:04:00 EDTLinda Treviño of Penn State delivered the Day Family Ethics Lecture March 28 on Ethical Leadership Top to Bottom: When It Works and When It Fails.
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 17:04:00 EDTA project led by a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researcher is aimed at reducing losses in this important crop by optimizing disease control for the fungus.