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Grants help graduate students to do research around the world

Twenty-six Cornell graduate students have won more than $42,000 in fall 2018 Research Travel Grants, which provide students up to $2,000 to conduct thesis or dissertation research.

Exhibit chronicles women’s empowerment through fashion

Fashions worn by prominent women and everyday unsung heroes, including Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s collars and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's shoes, are featured in “Women Empowered: Fashions From the Frontline,” a new exhibition opening Dec. 6 at Cornell’s Human Ecology Building.

A stitch in simulation saves nine

A new digital tool developed by a team of researchers at Cornell and Stanford University can accurately predict how knitting patterns will turn out ahead of time – and does it about 100 times faster than existing methods.

Atkinson Forum Nov. 9-10 to examine American monuments

Historians, conservationists, architects and planners will discuss the cultural, historical, design and planning issues that arise around the creation of public memorials Nov. 9-10 at the Atkinson Forum in American Studies symposium, “Place, Memory, and the Public Monument.”

Global Grand Challenges event to spark faculty dialogue

Cross-campus gathering will focus on the biggest challenges facing the world, and help determine a theme on which the university will focus in the 2019-2020 academic year.

Jeffrey Chusid explores the fate of structures in times of change

In the summer of 1985, Jeffrey Chusid was offered an opportunity that would change his life. He was teaching architecture in a summer program for high school students at the University of Southern California when a call came in; Harriet Freeman, the elderly owner of a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, needed a tenant.

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Hans and Roger Strauch continue to support sustainable design practice at AAP

A gift of $250,000 from Hans (B.Arch. ’80) and Roger ’78 Strauch will enable the Department of Architecture at Cornell’s College of Architecture, Art and Planning to continue offering studios focused on sustainable design led by prominent visiting faculty.

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Architect Somaya bridges historic, modern concerns in restoration work

Award-winning architect and educator Brinda Somaya discussed her work on major restoration and design projects in India during her campus visit as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large.

Students tidy campus natural areas with a ‘green up’

Members of the Society for Natural Resources Conservation and other groups tidied campus at Green Up Cornell on Oct. 13.

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