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Cornell University to consider divesting fossil fuel investments

January 29, 2016

BloombergBusiness: Cornell University’s trustees are planning to discuss divesting from fossil fuels, an issue that many of the richest U.S. schools have grappled with while only a few have taken... read more

Funding Cornell’s future engineers, with a focus on minorities

January 29, 2016

WSJ: With a $50 million gift to Cornell University’s College of Engineering, Robert Frederick Smith aims to increase the opportunities for underrepresented minorities and women who want to make a... read more

Researchers create first self-assembled superconductor

January 29, 2016 Building on nearly two decades' worth of research, a multidisciplinary team at Cornell has blazed a new trail by creating a self-assembled, three-dimensional gyroidal superconductor. read more

ANSYS unveils release 17.0

January 27, 2016

Yahoo!: Next generation of leading engineering simulation solutions offers 10x improvements in productivity, insight and performance. read more

Alumni helps innovative program for entrepreneurs reach new heights

January 11, 2016

Teach a CEO: As the number of entrepreneurs continues to grow by leaps and bounds, the need for a curriculum based around the best ideas and methods is now more important than ever. More and more... read more

How the global hive mind is teaming up to find a cure for Alzheimer's

January 8, 2016

Fast Company: Since late computer scientist John McCarthy came up with the term artificial intelligence back in 1955, there's been plenty of scientific research and experimentation around achieving... read more

New findings on embryonic heart valves may prevent congenital heart defects in newborns

January 5, 2016

MNT: Cornell biomedical engineers have discovered natural triggers that could reduce the chance of life-threatening, congenital heart defects among newborn infants. read more