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Cornell students coach composting in Washington

Nine members of the Cornell University Sustainability Design student group spent Earth Day weekend at Smithsonian facilities in Washington, D.C., dispensing a green education to the public.

Faculty Profiles: Spring 2018

Faculty Spotlight: Kirstin Petersen: Engineering robot collectives that mimic social insects; Nicholas Klein: Transportation planning as social mobility;Hector Aguilar-Carreno: The microscopic fight against a deadly trojan horse and Ludmilla Aristilde: Transformative scientist.

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Student team wins urban design competition

A multidisciplinary team from Cornell won the $50,000 first prize in the annual Urban Land Institute Gerald D. Hines Student Competition, for urban design and development scenarios to revive neighborhoods in Toronto.

Cornell students paint a fashion runway green

The Ecouture 2018 environmental fashion show April 14 featured Colorful and creative couture that’s friendly to the environment.

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Nine faculty projects win Internationalizing the Curriculum grants

Nine projects, many multidisciplinary, are receiving grants of approximately $155,000 this year from the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs.

For Dragon Day 2018, first-year architects have transparent plans

Dragon Day, the annual spring rite celebrated by first-year architecture students at Cornell for more than a century, is March 30. The parade across campus will be live streamed.

Ying Hua appointed director of Cornell China Center

Ying Hua, associate professor and director of undergraduate studies in the Department of Design and Environmental Analysis, has been named director of the Cornell China Center.

Architecture professor Arthur Ovaska dies at 67

Associate professor of architecture Arthur Ovaska, B.Arch. ’74, died March 26 in Ithaca. He was 67. Ovaska served on the Cornell faculty for more than three decades.

Einaudi Center travel grants to send 100 graduate students packing

One hundred Cornell graduate students have been awarded travel grants from the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies for the 2018-1019 academic year.