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Exxon Mobil Provides Grant to Cornell

In 2014, Exxon Mobil Corporation is providing $2 million in grants to 79 colleges and universities nationwide including Cornell University through the Departmental Grants Program. More

Nishimura Lab hosts high school students to promote interest in STEM fields

Hands-on experience excites enthusiam for engineering in students of all ages, so the Nishimura Lab hosted nearly fifty high school students this summer as part of Cornell Engineering’s CATALYST Academy. The CATALYST Academy is a selective one-week summer residential program that enables high school students from all over the country to gain valuable insight into engineering research. The program aims to promote interest within the engineering field by exposing high school students to classes, lab sessions, and research at Cornell University. More

ExxonMobil Foundation gives $467,000 to Cornell

The ExxonMobil Foundation has given Cornell $466,555 through its Educational Matching Gifts Program. More

ASML gives $10,000 to fund the MAE Mechatonics Course

ASML has given $10,000 to support Mechatronics, one of the most popular courses in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. This gift helped provide student teams with supply kits required for them to compete in the culmination of the course, the Battling of Micro-Robots. This competition, which took place on the last day of classes, included a robot built by the ASML team More

Verizon: Sharing Our Success in Sustainability with Cornell

Learn about the partnership between the Verizon Foundation and Cornell and the sustainability efforts underway. More

$4M gift will propel quantum materials studies

A revolutionary instrument that will expedite the discovery of new, artificial forms of matter with unprecedented electronic and magnetic properties will be funded by a $4.13 million gift from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. More

Autodesk donates 3-D software to Cornell

Last month, Autodesk, an international software design company headquartered in California, gave Cornell one of the largest gifts-in-kind it has ever received: 3-D design, engineering and entertainment software. The software is commercially valued at $51.4 million. More

Parents at fair advise passion, hard work to succeed

The inaugural First-Year Family Weekend Career Networking Fair was unlike ordinary career fairs. Instead of company representatives behind booths, 18 parents of freshmen offered advice to students Nov. 1 on campus. More

CU GEM improves eco-friendly Styrofoam substitute

Move over, Styrofoam – there’s a new kid in town. Cornell students have developed a genetic circuitry-based tool that could improve the production of an environmentally friendly alternative to the plastic material. More

Ratan Tata inducted into National Academy of Engineering

Ratan Tata ’59, B.Arch. ’62, chairman emeritus of India’s Tata Group, was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering as a foreign associate last week during the NAE annual meeting. More

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