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Students envision future of Hudson River town confronting flooding

Residents of Piermont, New York are facing climate change, as Hudson River flooding begins to encroach their waterfront streets. Cornell students provided concepts at an open house on how to handle it.

Einaudi Center announces grant recipients

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies has awarded five seed grants and four small grants to support faculty members' international research.

Architectural historian Bonnie MacDougall dies

Professor emerita of architecture Bonnie Graham McDougall died Nov. 26 at age 76. She was an expert on South Asian architecture and culture whose research and teaching interests included anthropology and linguistics.

Reproduction antique maps sale Nov. 28-29

The 34th Annual Map Sale will be held Nov. 28-29, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. both days, in the basement of Sibley Hall, next to the Green Dragon Café.

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Book details approaches to design research across disciplines

Jenny Sabin and Peter Lloyd Jones demonstrate new complementary and experimental approaches to the design studio and research in their new book, “LabStudio: Design Research Between Architecture and Biology.”

Student work in Italy and upstate N.Y. informs intergenerational communities

City and regional planning students conducted engaged community research in the Cornell in Rome program and in Sullivan County, New York, on building better communities for children and seniors.

Saving Coney Island from the roller coaster of climate change

As sea levels rise, the Coney Island peninsula may become uninhabitable. Cornell landscape architecture graduate students wrestle with the island’s tenable, livable resilience as nature aims to reclaim it.

Students dredge up eco solutions for Baltimore Harbor

Cornell graduate students will suggest eco-friendly uses for 1.5 million cubic yards of dredged material taken from Baltimore Harbor and Maryland’s Patapsco River.

Design for Hudson River waterfront wins national honor

Landscape architecture students won an award for designing a plan to revitalize a 38.3-acre site along the Hudson River waterfront.