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Plant breeding student wins Three Minute Thesis contest

Graduate student Teddy Yesudasan’s presentation, “What Makes a Red Potato Red?” earned him first place and $1,500 in the fifth annual Three Minute Thesis contest, March 20 in Call Auditorium.

Podcast explores ‘What Does Water Mean for Us Humans?’

The new season of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series from the College of Arts and Sciences is titled “What Does Water Mean for Us Humans?” and explores the relationship between humans and water.

Alum shares how he balances public, private sectors of law practice

Joshua Berman ’91, a former pre-med student turned government major and lawyer, visited campus in February for a career conversation hosted by College of Arts and Sciences Career Development.

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Things to Do March 22-29, 2019

This week’s events include the Cornell Bhangra team’s 18th South Asian dance exhibition, guest trumpeter Ingrid Jensen performing with the Cornell Jazz Ensemble, assistant professor Andrew Moisey in a “Chats in the Stacks” book talk and Dragon Day on March 29.

Things to Do, March 15-22, 2019

This week’s event include a Cornell Chamber Orchestra concert; a lecture about protests in women’s soccer; a conversation with Hollywood producer and Cornell grad David Greenbaum; and a celebration of undergraduate writing competition winners.

Arts and Sciences names 2019 College Scholars

This year’s College Scholars, from the College of Arts and Sciences, will explore topics including the possibility of a universal language and communities’ ability to recover after conflict.

The sweet spot: research locates taste center in brain

A research team led by Adam Anderson, professor of human development, has discovered the taste center in the human brain by uncovering which parts of the brain distinguish different types of tastes.

Digital Ag Hackathon tackles pressing agricultural problems

Cornell’s first Digital Agriculture Hackathon saw students from a variety of disciplines come together to develop ways of addressing some of the world’s most pressing agricultural challenges.

Einaudi Center funds Cornell dissertations with global impact

Twelve graduate students will spend this year refining their dissertation plans and testing the waters of global research with help from the Einaudi-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program.