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Design, ergonomics students to present infographics study

A study of infographics by a group of design faculty and students will be presented at an international meeting in July. (April 17, 2012)

Transformative $11M gift will elevate real estate program to 'pinnacle of the field'

Cornell's Program in Real Estate has received an $11 million gift from Lisa and Richard Baker '88. The gift will more than triple the program's current endowment. (April 12, 2012)

'Streetfilms' showcase the benefits of livable streets

'Documenting the Livable Street Movement' included videos from and a Q-and-A with Streetfilms director Clarence Eckerson and Streetsblog editor Ben Fried, April 9. (April 12, 2012)

Green building leader wants 'retrofit revolution'

Rick Fedrizzi, president of the U.S. Green Building Council, said green buildings safeguard the environment and treat humans with dignity; a 'retrofit revolution' should overhaul existing buildings. (April 9, 2012)

Five campus buildings recognized at green building conference

Five of Cornell's buildings were recognized as exemplary New York state green buildings at the 10th Annual New York State Green Building Conference in Syracuse, March 29-30. (April 2, 2012)

Researchers create transistors from natural cotton fibers

Juan Hinestroza has helped develop transistors using natural cotton fibers, which could lead to smarter, highly functional clothing and perhaps even cotton-based circuits and computers. (Oct. 26, 2011)

Cornell's planned NYC Tech Campus drives for a sustainable 'net-zero energy' core

The proposed New York City Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island will utilize solar and geothermal power to harvest as much energy as it consumes. In the parlance of energy experts, it will be 'net-zero energy.' (Oct. 24, 2011)

AAP NYC executive director aims to enhance presence in the Big Apple

New AAP NYC executive director Robert Balder '89 intends to expand the College of Architecture, Art and Planning's programs in New York City and foster professional development for students. (June 30, 2011)

Senior develops clothes that can trap poisonous gas

A student has used Cornell technology to make a mask, hooded jackets and shirts that can trap and decompose harmful gases for military applications or for people living in smog-choked cities. (April 12, 2011)