Astronomer Yervant Terzian honored with room dedication

The Terzian Conference Room on the sixth floor of the Space Sciences Building was dedicated Aug. 31 in honor of astronomer Yervant Terzian.

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Cornell students to investigate computing careers at Atlanta conference

Computing and Information Science will be well represented Sept. 20-23 at the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing in Atlanta Sept. 20-23.

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1,000-plus children receive backpacks with school supplies

This summer’s donations to the Cornell Elves’ Backpack Program resulted in 1,110 backpacks – filled with such items as notebooks, pens, pencils, erasers and rulers – that were distributed to 31 schools from Tompkins, Seneca,…

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Cycling with a philosophical bent

Cornellians on wheels were a big part of the Southern Tier AIDS Program’s 19th Annual AIDS Ride For Life Sept. 9.

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New MPH students tackle disease, planetary health

A diverse group of 15 students recently began to learn how to address public health issues as members of the new Master of Public Health program administered through the College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Student startup gets a hand from funding, preps for industry trials

OrthoFit, a student startup company focused on smart wearables and software to prevent workplace injuries, is using a recent round of funding to complete prototype smart gloves to be tested in industry settings this fall.

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We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Carl Crawford

The Essentials blog covers Cornell life on the Ithaca and New York City campuses, past and present, with a light touch.

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Pollack joins with higher ed leaders to advocate for DACA

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack and 56 other presidents of Association of American Universities member schools sent a letter Sept. 7 urging Congress to act immediately so that DACA participants may remain in the United States without fear of deportation.

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Engineering community of makers launches website

Cornell’s College of Engineering has launched of a new maker-themed website, CollabSpace, where members interact with other makers, learn about different engineering disciplines, share projects, learn new skills and receive mentoring from Cornell professors, graduate students and alumni.

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