Engineering's phoenix rises once again to revive a Dragon Day tradition

Engineering students revived the tradition of creating a phoenix float to confront the dragon as it passed the Engineering Quad on Dragon Day 2008. (March 14, 2008)

Alumni, faculty reflect on two decades of cultural immersion and interdisciplinary study

Cornell in Rome alumni, faculty and current students alike say the program provides an exceptional experience and opportunity to learn and grow, personally and as artists, urban planners and architects. (May 3, 2007)

Revisiting history and contemplating the modern, Roman style

Cornell in Rome alumni revisited familiar historic sites and saw contemporary additions to the city as part of the program's 20th anniversary activities. (May 3, 2007)

Student designer and fiber scientists create a dress that prevents colds and a jacket that destroys noxious gases

A student designer and fiber scientists team up to make a dress that prevents colds and a jacket that destroys noxious gases. The garments were featured at the April 21 Cornell Design League fashion show. (May 1, 2007)

Cornell's 2007 solar home is taking shape, featuring a 'light canopy,' 'green' screens and adaptable sunroom

Cornell's 2007 Solar Decathlon entry, now being built, features a freestanding 'light canopy' to support the house's equipment, 'green' screens and an adaptable sunroom. (May 1, 2007)

Architecture program ranked No. 1 nationwide ... again

Cornell's Bachelor of Archiecture program has once again received the top marks in the annual survey conducted by DesignIntelligence magazine. (March 26, 2007)

Ai Weiwei literally smashes China's traditions in art and architecture

The iconoclastic conceptual artist and architect Ai Weiwei talked about his work Nov. 6 in Cornell's Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium.

Yesterday's garb helps stitch together what life was like in past eras

The Cornell Costume and Textile Collection has more than 9,000 items of apparel, dating from the 18th century to the present, as well as a substantial collection of ethnographic textiles and costumes. It features an online catalog and 3-D photo images of highlighted items. (December 15, 2005)

Award granted to work toward developing filters against avian flu and SARS

Juan Hinestroza, assistant professor of textiles and apparel at Cornell University, has won a James D. Watson Investigator Award for $200,000 over two years from the New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research to develop nanofibers capable of filtering out viruses, bacteria and hazardous nanoparticles. (November 29, 2005)