Architect Jenny Sabin wins Ivy Innovator Award

Architect Jenny Sabin, the Arthur L. and Isabel B. Wiesenberger Assistant Professor in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, won the 2015 Ivy Innovator Award Dec. 9.

Portfolio feedback gives architecture students an edge

Architecture students studying in New York City and preparing for job searches received one-on-one feedback on their portfolios from practicing architects, including several alumni.

Private hospital rooms cut infection, offset building costs

In the war against MRSA, constructing single-patient rooms – rather than sick-bay style, multi-patient rooms – reduces hospital-acquired infections among patients, says new Cornell-led study.

New cross-college institute takes holistic view of health

The College of Human Ecology and the School of Hotel Administration have formed the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures, an academic center combining hospitality, design, health policy and management.

Student research helps county envision 2050 energy roadmap

Using 15 months of energy research conducted by Cornell students, the Tompkins County Planning Department unveiled ideas Oct. 21 to substantially reduce the county's carbon footprint by 2050.

Digitally made half forms offer apparel designers new tools

Half is more. In fitting clothes to a wide variety of bodies, Susan Ashdown gives the world a better fit by using a more-precise, half-scale dress form, as apparel production moves to target-market sizing.

Cornell Rewind: Lantern slides illuminated lectures

In the late 19th century, Cornell students enjoyed visually striking class lectures and extracurricular talks thanks to lantern slides – 4-by-3.25-inch projected glass slides that illustrated all subjects.

Cornell Council for the Arts awards 33 project grants

The Cornell Council for the Arts awarded grants to support 33 faculty- and student-led art projects being presented on campus in academic year 2015‐16.

Good medical facility design boosts care, saves money

Well-designed healthcare facilities lead to better patient outcomes that, in turn, result in money saved for facility owners and patients, according to new Cornell research.