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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.


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.

$1.6M grant may turn sediment into port city pay dirt

Landscape Architecture’s Brian Davis and Sean Burkholder, University at Buffalo, received a $1.6 million grant from the Great Lakes Protection Fund for creating ecologic gold from shipping port sediment.

Designers prep for 34th annual Runway Show

The 2018 Cornell Fashion Collective Runway Show, March 10 in Barton Hall, will feature the work of 29 student designers, from a collection inspired by the human body’s inner workings to representations of feminine power and skepticism and spirituality.