Cornell provides refuge for scholars under threat

Cornell sponsored Turkish academics Azat Gündoğan, a sociologist, and his wife, historian Nilay Ozok-Gündoğan, when they were threatened by their government.

President Pollack’s inauguration set for Aug. 24-25

The inauguration of Martha E. Pollack as the 14th president of Cornell University will feature student scholarship, highlight the role of universities in the search for truth, and celebrate the community Aug. 24 and 25.

NY re-entry program awards Cornell $750K for prison education

Cornell’s Prison Education Program has received a grant from the College-in-Prison Reentry Program, an initiative to expand educational opportunities at correctional facilities across New York state.

Cornell Tech fortifies computer science ed in Ithaca area

Cornell Tech hosted a workshop Aug. 8-9 in Gates Hall, helping eight local school districts and a cooperative educational service agency create plans to integrate computer science education throughout the entire school day.

Hardware accelerator teams Rev-up product ideas at Demo Day

What do cat carriers, multifaceted keyboards and genetically engineered bacteria have in common? They are all products brought to life during this year's summer hardware program at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works.

Parasites, snails may factor in Adirondack moose decline

The apparent declining moose population in New York ’s Adirondack Mountains may be caused partly by tiny parasite-transmitting snails eaten by moose as they forage vegetation.

AguaClara begins construction of water plant in Nicaragua

AguaClara, an Engineering Project Team that has built 14 gravity-powered surface water treatment facilities in Honduras over the last 12 years, has begun construction of its first plant in Nicaragua.

Cornell trains gender-responsive researchers in Africa

Cornell's "Gender Responsive Cereal Grains Breeding" is being held at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, Aug. 7-16.

Citizen-scientists track N.Y. bears with iSeeMammals app

Black bear populations are on the rise in New York, and Cornell researchers combine digital technology with on-the-ground conservation efforts to manage the growing numbers.