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Workshop teaches computer networking

Workshop teaches computer networking

June 30, 2011

Minority computer science students learned more about Internet hardware and software and about ... read more

Two M.S. students receive environmental fellowships from Council of Women World Leaders

Two M.S. students receive environmental fellowships from Council of Women World Leaders

June 28, 2011

Two students received Environmental Policy Graduate Fellowships read more

Holst-Warhaft named Tompkins County poet laureate

Holst-Warhaft named Tompkins County poet laureate

June 22, 2011

Gail Holst-Warhaft, Ph.D. '92, an adjunct professor of comparative literature, biological and environmental engineering and a poetry writer, was named Tompkins County poet laureate for 2011. read more

Cornell proposes 'transformative' NYC campus

Cornell proposes 'transformative' NYC campus

June 17, 2011

Cornell's New York City footprint may soon grow larger with the addition of a new applied sciences research center and campus. The university plans to respond to a Request for Proposals for the... read more

Global Health Program students, faculty travel to Tanzania

Global Health Program students, faculty travel to Tanzania

June 15, 2011

For the third year in a row, 15 Cornell students are taking part in the Global Health Summer Session Program in Tanzania. read more

Researchers explore pirouette effect in turbulence

Researchers explore pirouette effect in turbulence

June 13, 2011

Researchers at Cornell have discovered that seemingly random turbulent flows, which are the flow of a fluid in which velocity varies rapidly and irregularly, actually have an astonishing structure. read more

Inaugural student sermon competition held

Inaugural student sermon competition held

June 10, 2011

In an inaugural competition named for Rabbi Harold I. Saperstein '31, 14 students wrote and delivered sermons related to contemporary social justice issues this spring. read more

Microbe efficiencies could make better fuel cells

Microbe efficiencies could make better fuel cells

June 9, 2011

Two common bacteria involved in what was thought to be only a marginally important relationship actually help each other thrive when grown together in bioreactors, say Cornell scientists. read more

Walter Lynn, former ombudsman, dies at 82

Walter Lynn, former ombudsman, dies at 82

June 9, 2011

Walter R. Lynn, professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering and of science and technology studies, died June 6 of cancer. He was 82. read more

Recent graduate Harsh Gosalia dies June 5

Recent graduate Harsh Gosalia dies June 5

June 8, 2011

Vice Provost and Graduate School Dean Barbara Knuth offers a message of condolence on the death of Harsh Gosalia, a recent graduate with a Masters in Engineering who died unexpectedly June 5. read more

President Skorton offers condolences on passing of Walter Lynn

President Skorton offers condolences on passing of Walter Lynn

June 7, 2011

Professor Emeritus served as dean of faculty, university ombudsman read more

Workshops to highlight potential of X-ray science

Workshops to highlight potential of X-ray science

June 2, 2011

The Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source will host six workshops throughout June to explore new science at the hard X-ray diffraction limit. read more

Portable ultrasound now available for horses

Portable ultrasound now available for horses

June 1, 2011

UltrOZ Elite Therapy System is a wearable, therapeutic ultrasound system for horses. read more

Atkinson Center announces venture fund awards

Atkinson Center announces venture fund awards

June 1, 2011

The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future chose 10 interdisciplinary projects to receive academic venture funds for spring 2011. The awards were announced May 29 and total $705,318. read more