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Audio storytelling workshop to train journalists

On July 11-12, 10 journalists will descend on The Białowieża Forest, where they are taking part in an audio storytelling workshop, to report on the role climate change is playing in the increasing infestations of bark beetles, a forest pest.

New imaging method aids in water decontamination

A breakthrough imaging technique developed by Cornell researchers shows promise in decontaminating water by yielding surprising and important information about catalyst particles that can’t be obtained any other way.

Four Cornell faculty win White House early career awards

The White House has recognized Cornell faculty members – Thomas Hartman, Jenny Kao-Kniffin, Kin Fai Mak and Rebecca Slayton – with Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.

Farmworker initiatives earn community engagement honor

Cornell is a regional winner of the 2019 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Awards, given by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

New curator gives historic textile collection a fresh start

For Marcie Farwell, the inaugural Gordon and Marjorie Osborne Textile Industry Curator in the Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation, her new job is a perfect fit.

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Alum, wife build a bridge to better breastfeeding

Max Spivak ’07, MBA ’14, MILR ’15, and his wife Kate Spivak have launched a company, Laally, to manufacture and sell Kate’s invention, a breastfeeding supplementation device called the Bridge.

Collaborators look at legal issues through big data lens

Professors Michael Heise and Marty Wells discuss how they collaborate on empirical legal research, applying advanced data science and statistical analyses to look at legal issues that affect people’s lives as well as examining the judiciary system and how it operates.

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Inaugural class graduates from health care leadership program

The Executive M.B.A./M.S. in Healthcare Leadership, which combines a master’s from the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences with an MBA from the Johnson school, graduated its inaugural class in May.

Cornell chosen to host planetary astronomy postdoc fellowship

Cornell has been chosen to host the 51 Pegasi b Postdoctoral Fellowship in Planetary Astronomy, which provides up to eight postdoctoral scientists per year up to $375,000 of support over three years.

Expert testifies on deadly deer disease to House committee

Dr. Krysten Schuler, senior research associate in the College of Veterinary Medicine, gave testimony on chronic wasting disease June 25 before the House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources.

4-H’ers sample careers, college life at annual conference

More than 300 young people from 45 New York state counties gathered on Cornell’s Ithaca campus for the annual Career Explorations Conference, where they learned about college life and career opportunities.

Psychologist and neurobiologist honored for career achievement

The Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology recently honored professor emerita Elizabeth Adkins-Regan with its Daniel S. Lehrman Lifetime Achievement Award.