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At 90, Gilbert Levine leaves Einaudi Center post

Gilbert Levine, emeritus professor of biological and environmental engineering, first retired in 1983 after more than 30 years on the Cornell faculty. He's giving it another try at age 90.

New Global Learning site launches

The new Global Learning website has launched, replacing the Cornell Abroad site.

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Cornell to collaborate with Vingroup to establish VinUniversity in Hanoi, Vietnam

Cornell is involved in a multiyear consulting services contract with Vietnam’s largest property developer that includes advising on the development of infrastructure, campus reviews, curriculum and faculty hiring.

Campus connects to Afghanistan, Mexico via portal

Students, faculty and staff interacted with people around the world via an inflatable portal set up in the Biotech atrium March 7.

Scientists unravel complex factors of starfish diseases

Cornell University scientists are beginning to unravel the complicated connections between viruses, the environment and wasting diseases among sea stars in the waters of the Pacific Northwest.

Dire levels of CO2 will decimate oceans in 200 years

Sustained climate warming will drive the ocean’s fishery yields into steep decline 200 years from now and that trend could last at least a millennium, said scientists from Cornell and the University of California, Irvine.

Undergrad researcher helps combat antibiotic resistance in cholera

Andrew Rosenblatt ’20, student in the lab of Tobias Doerr, assistant professor of microbiology, is working to make cholera less resistant to treatment by a broad range of antibiotics.

Cornell, Yale scholars debate success of outlawing war

Cornell and Yale argued the idea that international conflicts could be prevented by law in a debate held March 1 in Klarman Hall.

New working group on disasters launches with March 14 talk

A new cross-college working group on disasters kicks off with a public presentation by anthropologist Anthony Oliver-Smith March 14.