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Center for Conservation Social Sciences looks at human role in nature

The newly renamed Center for Conservation Social Sciences will work to understand the public's relationship with natural conservation.

Former Veterinary College dean Edward C. Melby Jr. dies

Edward Carlos Melby Jr. DVM ’54, dean emeritus of the College of Veterinary Medicine, died April 22 of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 88 years old.

Left, right and center: mapping emotion in the brain

According to a radical new model of emotion in the brain, a current treatment for the most common mental health problems could be ineffective or even detrimental to about 50 percent of the population.

‘Elegant’ design could lead to more powerful, safer lithium metal battery

A group led by chemical engineering professor Lynden Archer and Snehashis Choudhury, Ph.D. '18, proposes a new way to think about the electrolyte structure of a lithium metal battery. 

‘Collaboratory’ shares ideas on food, healing, justice

The Ecological Learning Collaboratory brought people from Africa, South Asia and North America to interact with Cornell faculty.

Biomedical engineer Ilana Brito named a Pew Scholar

Ilana Brito, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has been named a Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. Brito will receive a four-year, $300,000 grant to further her study of the human microbiome.

McGovern Center signs Dynamic Boundaries startup

Dynamic Boundaries, a startup that aims to relieve pain and improve mobility for patients suffering from severe osteoarthritis, joined Cornell’s McGovern Center, a business incubator, June 1.

Fetal T cells are first responders to infection in adults

For the first time, Cornell researchers have discovered there is a division of labor among immune cells that fight invading pathogens in the body. 

Workshop to foster multidisciplinary economic research

The 2018 Workshop on Macro-development at Cornell Tech June 22-23 will explore advancing economic growth in the developing world.

Suppliers Showcase provides visibility to Cornell's vendors

More than 1,000 faculty, staff and community members circulated among almost 100 on- and off-campus vendor representatives who displayed their wares and promoted their services at the Suppliers Showcase, June 1 in Barton Hall.

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‘Pawprint: Staff News’ 2018 summer and fall schedule

The June 15 issue of the Pawprint: Staff News enewsletter concludes the spring 2018 biweekly schedule. Articles will continue to be posted online throughout the summer.

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Groovin’ to the ’60s at the 2018 Arts and Sciences picnic

Dressed in '60's garb, Dean Ritter declared herself the "peace, love and harmony dean,” at the annual Arts and Sciences picnic May 31, speaking to about 400.

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