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Call for faculty fellows to lead new Migrations Lab

The Einaudi Center and the Migrations Global Grand Challenge are seeking two PI-eligible Cornell faculty fellows to lead the newly established Migrations Lab; application deadline is Dec. 16.

Staff News

CS undergrads’ research sets sights on image hackers

Four undergraduates recently presented their research – conducted with the help of equipment donations from Facebook – at a major conference on computer vision.

Rhonda Kitch named university registrar

Rhonda Kitch has been appointed the new university registrar. She will assume the post Jan. 13.

Software helps planners design walkable cities

Urbano, a free software recently launched by Cornell researchers, employs data and metrics to help urban planners add walkability features to their designs.

More than 550 converge at Entrepreneurship Summit in NYC

The Eclectic Convergence Entrepreneurship Summit, held Nov. 8 in New York City, drew 550 attendees for TED-style talks from entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, plus lots of networking.

NY craft beverage industries tap into Cornell expertise

The Cornell Craft Beverage Institute – housed at Cornell AgriTech – offers scientific guidance to more than 1,150 craft breweries, distilleries, wineries and cideries throughout New York.

Fall events support United Way; campaign moves closer to goal

The United Way of Tompkins County was the big winner in the second annual Apple Bake-off, held Nov. 9 at the Cornell Orchards Store, raising $979 and attracting a field of 20 participants.

Staff News

‘Cornell According to Sound’ offers sonic look at campus

Chris Hoff ’02 and Sam Harnett, creators of “The World According to Sound” radio show and podcast and Cornell artists-in-residence, will share what they’ve heard on campus during four live audio shows Nov. 20-21 at the Flex Theater in the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.

Cooperative Extension podcast talks turkey

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and everyone’s talking turkey – including the “Extension Out Loud” podcast from Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Essentials

Memorial honors fallen alumni from Iraq War

Members of the Cornell community gathered at Anabel Taylor Hall on Nov. 9 to honor Maj. Richard J. Gannon II ’95 and Capt. George A. Wood ’93, two alumni killed during the conflict in Iraq.

Cornell support for NY farmworkers wins national recognition

Cornell has been honored for collaborations with farmworkers providing research, policy advocacy and outreach support including workshops, legal and tax assistance, and tutoring.

Aided by Cornell legal clinic, Ghana native rebuilding life in US

The Law School’s Asylum and Convention Against Torture Appellate Clinic played an important role in helping the man secure asylum after an immigration judge’s initial ruling against him.