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Zombies breathe life into sustainable housing summit

Cornell’s Community and Regional Development Institute hosts “From Zombies to Vacants to Sustainable Housing: Building Resilient Communities,” a symposium Oct. 23-24 on the Cornell campus.

Hackathon merges data savvy with passion for hospitality

A proposed app enhancement to help hotel guests select rooms matching their preferences earned a team of Cornell freshmen the $3,000 grand prize at the Hilton Hospitality Hackathon held Sept. 20-22.

AAP-Cornell Tech partnership crosses disciplinary boundaries

The College of Architecture, Art and Planning is partnering with Cornell Tech on a pilot program that sends master’s students in matter design computation to the New York City campus for a semester. 

Unemployment course gets Engaged Curriculum funds

Ian Greer, M.S. ’03, Ph.D. ’05, a senior research associate in the ILR School, built a class that explores unemployment and the effects surrounding it with the help of the Engaged Curriculum Grant program.

Ripple effect: Cornell helps restore Long Island's shellfish

Cornell Cooperative Extension is leading the largest effort ever to restore native shellfish populations to Long Island, rejuvenating its waters and improving its maritime ecosystem and economy.

Cooling tech company heats up with NSF small-business award

Thanks to a Small Business Innovation Research award funded by the National Science Foundation, cooling technology startup Heat Inverse is set to scale up and pilot its product with customers.

Materials research center announces fall JumpStart funding

Four New York state companies have been selected for the Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart Program, through which they will collaborate with faculty members to develop their products.

Beck fellowships help support student entrepreneurs

Eleven Cornell students worked all summer to move their businesses forward, thanks to the Marla and Barry ’90 Beck Entrepreneurship Fellows Program, which supports students in their entrepreneurial pursuits.

App for finding study partners wins at entrepreneurship kickoff

An app to help students connect with others in their classes won the top prize, a spot in this fall’s eLab class, at the Entrepreneurship at Cornell kickoff event, held Sept. 4 in eHub Collegetown.