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Early adopters of Canvas share lessons learned

Approximately 30 faculty members gathered May 15 in the Biotechnology Building to share lessons learned after teaching in the Canvas management system for the Spring 2019 semester.

Smiles, sunshine, sweets and song punctuate Commencement

As students began to line up for Cornell’s 2019 Commencement May 26, the morning skies that threatened rain gave way to rays of sunshine wriggling between the clouds. Smiles, pomp and circumstance followed.

Cornell Tech ‘Open Studio’ celebrates innovation, impact

An intelligent assistant to manage gut disorders and an app that facilitates personal growth through continuous feedback from co-workers were among the winners of the fifth annual Startup Awards competition, held May 17 at Cornell Tech.

Merrill scholars honor their mentoring teachers, professors

The arc of educational continuity and inspirational teaching was celebrated May 22 at the 31st annual Merrill Presidential Scholars convocation in Willard Straight Hall.

Cornell to host national Science Olympiad

About 2,000 middle and high school students will show their science and engineering acumen at the 35th annual Science Olympiad National Tournament, May 31-June 1 at Cornell.

Cornell to celebrate 151st Commencement

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack’s Commencement address and the Senior Convocation address by science educator Bill Nye ’77 will highlight Cornell’s 151st Graduation Weekend, May 24-26.

Grants fund 15 community-engaged research projects

Student and faculty researchers and their community partners will use this year’s Engaged Cornell research grants to study Cornell’s socioeconomic impact on Tompkins County and other topics.

To win online debates, social networks worth a thousand words

Social interactions are more important than language in predicting who is going to succeed at online debating, according to new Cornell research.

Cornell selects eight Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows

The Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, which attracts some of the world’s best young talent to Cornell, has chosen eight new fellows.