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Performance and discussion address women in science

Performance and discussion address women in science

November 16, 2010

Gioia De Cari performed her one-woman-show on the plights of being a woman at MIT Nov. 11 and 12; a faculty panel followed each performance. read more

Professor Paul Kintner dies of cancer at age 64

Professor Paul Kintner dies of cancer at age 64

November 16, 2010

Paul M. Kintner Jr., professor of electrical and computer engineering and head of the Global Positioning Systems Laboratory at Cornell, died Nov. 16 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. read more

ChemE car places first at national competition

ChemE car places first at national competition

November 15, 2010

For the second time in three years, the Cornell Chemical Engineering Car team won the American Institute of Chemical Engineers student car competition, which took place Nov. 7 in Salt Lake City. read more

Alum commits $11 million to Atacama telescope

Alum commits $11 million to Atacama telescope

November 12, 2010

Philanthropist and retired businessman Fred Young '64, M.Eng. '66, MBA '66, has committed $11 million to CCAT, a proposed 25-meter aperture telescope in Chile's Atacama desert. read more

Three win Air Force young investigator grants

Three win Air Force young investigator grants

November 12, 2010

Salman Avestimehr, Peter Frazier and Kyle Shen are among this year's 38 winners of the Air Force Young Investigator Research Program. read more