Skip to main content



In This Section:

News Archive for 2014

See Current News

New smartphone app helps keep students safe

New smartphone app helps keep students safe

January 30, 2014

A free smartphone app, ResCUer, connects users to police, taxis, friends and other safety resources with just a few taps on a smartphones. read more

Students invent 'Aura' musical instrument

Students invent 'Aura' musical instrument

January 30, 2014

Engineering students build an electronic instrument that lets them shape music with their hands. read more

Thermostat setbacks over holiday lead to fiscal bonus

Thermostat setbacks over holiday lead to fiscal bonus

January 28, 2014

By turning down temperatures and unplugging electric devices over the holidays, the Cornell campus combined to save 1,200 metric tons of carbon dioxide from getting pumped into the atmosphere. read more

JanFab gives student-engineering teams a leg up

JanFab gives student-engineering teams a leg up

January 23, 2014

Combine 80 Cornell students from five engineering project teams. Blend in the frenetic vibrancy of Santa’s workshop, sift in esprit de corps of Slope Day and simmer in the serenity of the winter... read more

Cornell's new Gates Hall is not what it seems

Cornell's new Gates Hall is not what it seems

January 23, 2014

Cornell's Bill and Melinda Gates Hall, home of Computing and Information Science, opened for business this week. The building features "curved lines intersecting with linear angles, lots of glass and... read more

With 10 years as Martians, rovers unveil true grit

With 10 years as Martians, rovers unveil true grit

January 17, 2014

Cornell professor Steve Squyres and Bill Nye provide key lectures at the “Opportunity: Ten Years on Mars” event Jan. 16 at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif. read more

Campus mourns death of Milica Mandic '14

Campus mourns death of Milica Mandic '14

January 15, 2014

Susan Murphy, vice president for student and academic services, issued a statement to the Cornell community on the death of Milica Mandic '14. read more

Museum recalls wondrous feats in roving red planet

Museum recalls wondrous feats in roving red planet

January 13, 2014

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington has opened a new exhibit “Spirit & Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars,” a retrospective that recounts the Mars mission and the... read more

Bacterial food web may be key to cystic fibrosis

Bacterial food web may be key to cystic fibrosis

January 10, 2014

A common pathogen that can lay dormant in healthy individuals becomes virulent in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients, and Cornell biological engineers think they might know why. read more

Metastatic cancer cells implode on protein contact

Metastatic cancer cells implode on protein contact

January 6, 2014

By attaching a cancer-killer protein to white blood cells, Cornell biomedical engineers have demonstrated the annihilation of metastasizing cancer cells traveling throughout the bloodstream. read more