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Alum combines artistic side, technology skills for television career

Jennifer Kahn’s creativity blooms through her pens and pencils – and also through her cameras and her computer, where she creates videos, graphics and other visual elements for television shows.

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High schoolers learn to create intelligent robots

High school students explored the field of digital intelligence through the CATALYST Academy, a weeklong workshop aimed at inspiring minority students to pursue careers in engineering.

Community-based Seed System Initiative thrives in Nepal

The Seed System Initiative, implemented by Cornell’s Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat project in 2017-18, benefits wheat farmers in Nepal.

Guinness World Record for micro view into hidden worlds

Guinness World Records has officially recognized a Cornell collaboration’s achievement: an electron microscope resolution of 0.39 ångströms.

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New book investigates the government-citizen disconnect

American anger at government has been growing, despite the increase in benefits people receive from the government. Suzanne Mettler explores this gulf in a new book.

Students learn about the law in NYC summer program

Nadia Udochi ’20 is taking part in Cornell’s Prelaw Program in New York City, which helps students decide if they want to pursue law careers.

Educators explore how to bring computer science learning to all students

Educators from four New York state school districts met at Gates Hall July 23-24 to discuss how to implement meaningful and consistent computer-science curricula, part of a two-year project with CSforALL.

Atkinson Center names 2018-19 SSHA faculty fellows

Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future has named seven social sciences, humanities and arts (SSHA) fellows for the 2018-19 academic year.

Seminar participants explore literary and media theory

Academics are participating in a six-week faculty summer seminar in the humanities and social sciences on the Cornell campus.

Awards promote life sciences research and industry partnerships in NY

Nine projects were awarded Center for Advanced Technology grants in 2018-2019. The grants are given to faculty members in life sciences fields who partner with a New York state industry for research and development.

J. Meejin Yoon named dean of AAP

J. Meejin Yoon, B.Arch. ’95, will return to Cornell as the next dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning. Her five-year term as the Gale and Ira Drukier Dean begins Jan. 1, 2019.

Cheesemakers savor Cornell’s dairy incubator expertise

Cornell’s dairy business incubator provides long-term support and develops companies’ expertise in cheese marketing, dairy processing and building markets.