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Faculty team wins NYC sustainable design competition

A collaborative exhibition project created by four faculty members featuring reused grain silos will be installed on Governors Island in New York City this summer.

New grad housing is living lab for heat pump study

At the Maplewood Apartments project, now under construction, Cornell engineering students will deploy heat-pump monitors to study the system viability in a severe winter climate.

Richard Meier '56 endows architecture chair in AAP

The chair of the Department of Architecture in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning has been endowed by renowned architect Richard Meier, B.Arch. '56.

Rand to house luminous, voluminous fine arts library

Rand Hall will be transformed over the next 18 months as the home of the Mui Ho Fine Arts Library, a state-of-the-art facility on the building's top two floors.

Textile pioneer Kinor Jiang is designer-in-residence

The College of Human Ecology will host Kinor Jiang, professor of textiles at Hong Kong Polytechnic University as designer in residence.

Alumna Margaret M. Carney named university architect

Margaret McFadden Carney, B.Arch. ’81, has been named the university architect for Cornell, announced Rick Burgess, vice president for infrastructure, properties and planning. She will begin Feb. 5.

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Fashion alumni project: from MVR to MoMA

A plus-size dress form designed by alumni is featured in “Items: Is Fashion Modern?” at NYC’s Museum of Modern Art until Jan. 28.

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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.