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A Match Made in Durango--Cornell and Fort Lewis College

By: Chris Dawson

Dream Big Way back around 1974 a talented high school football player in Durango, Colorado had a coach who convinced him to leave town and dream big. So instead of staying in the Four Corners region and attending college there, Matt Miller moved 350 miles away (if you take US-285) to Boulder, Colorado. At Boulder, Miller earned a B.A. in geology and was an All-America offensive tackle drafted in the fourth round by the Cleveland Browns. He went on to a six-year profession football career. When his football career ended, Miller started a second career as an academic. He earned a B.S. in...

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2018 Innovation Award winners in Duffield Hall

Orphanage aquaponics, CAD keyboard, autonomous bike among 2018 Engineering Innovation Award winners

By: Chris Dawson

An advanced portable keyboard for CAD users and an aquaponic greenhouse designed to help orphanages in Latin America are among the winners of the Cornell Engineering Innovation Award Competition, announced Sept. 4. The award ceremony was held in Duffield Hall during a project showcase and celebration of David Duffield '62, MBA '64, as recipient of Cornell Engineering’s first Distinguished Alumni Award. The competition was open to teams of students from across the university; each team had to consist of a majority of undergraduate engineers. Ten Cornell faculty and staff members served as...

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CCA Biennial launches with art projects across campus

The 2018 Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial, with 18 project installations and performances on the theme “Duration: Passage, Persistence, Survival," launched Sept. 28-29 with a tour of outdoor projects on campus, artist panels with Cornell contributors and lectures by featured artists Carrie Mae Weems and Xu Bing.

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Health tech pioneer Deborah Estrin named MacArthur fellow

Deborah Estrin, professor of computer science at Cornell Tech and of healthcare policy and research at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been awarded a 2018 MacArthur Foundation fellowship for her innovative work using mobile devices and data to address social challenges.

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