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Cornell provides refuge for scholars under threat

Cornell sponsored Turkish academics Azat Gündoğan, a sociologist, and his wife, historian Nilay Ozok-Gündoğan, when they were threatened by their government.

Genomic insights reveal the surprising journey of the apple

Researchers at the Cornell-affiliated Boyce Thompson Institute have excavated the mysteries of the apple's evolutionary history.

Wiesner team images tiny quasicrystals as they form

A Cornell multidisciplinary team devised a way to get a "time-lapse" look at the early formation of mesoporous silica nanoparticles, from six-sided crystals all the way to 12-sided quasicrystals.

President Pollack’s inauguration set for Aug. 24-25

The inauguration of Martha E. Pollack as the 14th president of Cornell University will feature student scholarship, highlight the role of universities in the search for truth, and celebrate the community Aug. 24 and 25.

NY re-entry program awards Cornell $750K for prison education

Cornell’s Prison Education Program has received a grant from the College-in-Prison Reentry Program, an initiative to expand educational opportunities at correctional facilities across New York state.

Cornell Tech fortifies computer science ed in Ithaca area

Cornell Tech hosted a workshop Aug. 8-9 in Gates Hall, helping eight local school districts and a cooperative educational service agency create plans to integrate computer science education throughout the entire school day.

Early career scientists named Mong Fellows in Cornell Neurotech

Ten new Mong Family Foundation Fellows in Neurotech will work jointly under the mentorship of Cornell faculty to advance technologies providing insight into how brains work.

Freedom on the Move project awarded NEH grant

Freedom on the Move, a project being spearheaded at Cornell, has received a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to create a public database compiled from 100,000 runaway slave advertisements.

President issues message on Charlottesville events

President Martha E. Pollack sent a message to the Cornell community Aug. 13 responding to the gathering of white supremacist groups that turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Hardware accelerator teams Rev-up product ideas at Demo Day

What do cat carriers, multifaceted keyboards and genetically engineered bacteria have in common? They are all products brought to life during this year's summer hardware program at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works.

Global scholars study academic English, U.S. culture

Thirty-eight undergraduates, grad students and visiting scholars from 12 nations enrolled in this summer's English for International Students and Scholars program.

Chemists use electricity to amp up drug manufacturing

Give your medicine a jolt. By using a technique that combines electricity and chemistry, future pharmaceuticals soon may be easily scaled up to be manufactured in a more sustainable way.