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Willis recognized for work with cows, students – and knots

Gerald Willis was recognized with the George Peter Award for Dedicated Service March 29 at the Vet College for his care for the university’s dairy herd and his work with veterinary students and faculty.

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Town-gown efforts smooth bumpy road to sustainability

A variety of speakers explained many community approaches to a greener world at Cornell’s 2018 Town-Gown Conference on Sustainability on April 2.

Smart Meter project puts power in the hands of people

Through a collaboration between Cornell researchers and energy industry partners, New York households will be able to measure and manage their own electricity use.

Researchers pave an enlightened path to anyons and quantum computation

Physics professor Erich Mueller and doctoral student Shovan Dutta propose a new technique for creating the quantum state that can yield anyons, unique particles that could form the hardware for future quantum computers.

Spring Environmental Humanities Lecture Series begins April 12

The Spring 2018 Environmental Humanities Lecture Series will bring to campus two scholars in the environmental humanities.

Alumna treads path from footwear reporter to Fortune

Leigh Gallagher ’94, who studied English at Cornell, takes about her path to becoming a Fortune magazine editor and TV pundit.  

BOOM 2018 to celebrate 20 years of student tech

More than 140 Cornell students will unveil their best work in cutting-edge technologies at Bits On Our Minds, Wednesday, April 18.

Cornell startup Orthofit combats workplace injuries

Orthofit, the newest member of Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, is refining the prototype of its signature product – a “smart” glove.

Breakthrough made in atomically thin magnets

Cornell researchers have become the first to control atomically thin magnets with an electric field, a breakthrough that may be applicable to computer chips and other applications.

Princeton professor to explore Jewish, American ghettos

Mitchell Duneier of Princeton will visit campus April 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, Klarman Hall, to talk about his book, “Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, The History of an Idea.”

Precision medicine, immunotherapy discussed at Weill Cornell Medicine

The director of the National Cancer Institute discussed advances in precision medicine and immunotherapy to treat cancer at Weill Cornell Medicine March 15.

Cancer symposium aims to unify Cornell researchers

Cornell will hold the first Annual Cancer Research Symposium to showcase diverse and groundbreaking cancer research on campus, and to better integrate investigators from the Ithaca campus and Weill Cornell Medicine.