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Two students are engineering's 'new faces'

Two students are engineering's 'new faces'

December 22, 2011

Jeremy Blum '12 and Hannah Kiem '13 are 'new faces of engineering' according to two national organizations. read more

Tech campus at a glance: Green design, research hubs

Tech campus at a glance: Green design, research hubs

December 21, 2011

From creating the next generation of high-tech entrepreneurs to exemplifying the highest standards of sustainable building, the NYC Tech Campus will bring transformative initiatives to Roosevelt... read more

NYC Tech Campus leaders react to Cornell, Technion win

NYC Tech Campus leaders react to Cornell, Technion win

December 21, 2011

President David Skorton, Technion President Peretz Lavie, Provost Kent Fuchs, Sandy Weill, Bob Appel and others comment on the Cornell and Technion partnership's winning bid. read more

NYC chooses Cornell-Technion to build tech campus

NYC chooses Cornell-Technion to build tech campus

December 19, 2011

The news was met with cheers from supporters on two continents. After months of negotiations, Cornell and Technion's proposal was announced the winner of a bid to build a groundbreaking campus in New... read more

Cornell wins NYC Tech Campus bid

Cornell wins NYC Tech Campus bid

December 19, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Cornell President David Skorton and Technion President Peretz Lavie today announced a historic partnership to build an applied science and engineering campus on Roosevelt... read more

Anonymous donor pledges $350M for NYC Tech Campus

Anonymous donor pledges $350M for NYC Tech Campus

December 16, 2011

Cornell has announced a historic gift in support of its proposal to establish an applied science and technology campus in New York City. It is the largest gift in the university's history. read more

Eric Tan '14 wins 2011 Concerto Competition

Eric Tan '14 wins 2011 Concerto Competition

December 13, 2011

Eric Tan '14, a student in the College of Engineering, was the winner of the eighth annual Cornell Concerto competition, held Dec. 11 in Barnes Hall Auditorium. read more

Undergraduate wins national research award

Undergraduate wins national research award

December 12, 2011

Justin Cheng '12 received the Computing Research Association's Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award for his studies of human-computer interaction. read more

New biosensor is based on a nanowire crystal array

New biosensor is based on a nanowire crystal array

December 8, 2011

A quick, inexpensive and highly sensitive test that identifies disease markers or other molecules in low-concentration solutions could be the result of a Cornell-developed nanomechanical biosensor. read more

Artificial intestine to treat youths' bowel disorder

Artificial intestine to treat youths' bowel disorder

December 8, 2011

Biomedical engineer John March has a new grant to collaborate with a Pittsburgh pediatric surgeon to turn a research project into an artificial intestine for children with severe bowel disorders. read more

Study could lead to atherosclerosis prevention

Study could lead to atherosclerosis prevention

December 7, 2011

New research offers a clue into the causes of atherosclerosis in terms of how endothelial cells behave as the vessels stiffen with age. read more

WCMC-Q/Cornell research on sand dunes wins award

WCMC-Q/Cornell research on sand dunes wins award

December 7, 2011

A Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar and Cornell research project to better understand microbes in sand dunes won an award at the Annual Research Forum of the Qatar Foundation in Doha. read more

Cornell ranks high in attracting foreign students

Cornell ranks high in attracting foreign students

December 6, 2011

New York ranks No. 2 in attracting international students, and Cornell is part of the reason: It was ranked No. 25 in the nation for hosting foreign students, says the Open Doors Report for 2011. read more

Advanced Materials Enabled Innovation Competition

Advanced Materials Enabled Innovation Competition

December 6, 2011

Sponsored by Jung-hyun Oh - SSCP read more

Cornell awards 10 life science fellowships

December 2, 2011

The awards are intended to reflect the broad range of life science fields at Cornell and aim to promote collaborative and integrative research that crosses disciplines. read more

CU GEM takes top manufacturing prize

CU GEM takes top manufacturing prize

December 1, 2011

CU GEM's 'Biofactory' beat out 120 other teams to take the 'Best Manufacturing Project' prize at the iGEM 2011 World Championship Jamboree, Nov. 5-7. read more