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Two on faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

Chemistry professor Hector Abruña and plant geneticist Susan McCouch have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, which recognizes distinguished achievement in original research. 

Computational biology symposium to showcase research, celebrate new center

Boyce Thompson Institute will host an inaugural symposium for the institute’s new Computational Biology Center May 8.

Three on faculty honored by World Economic Forum

Ilana Brito, Michael Niemack and Marcos Simoes-Costa have been honored by the World Economic Forum as three of its 2018 Young Scientists, which recognizes top researchers under age 40.

Weill Cornell Medicine community honored at diversity awards

Weill Cornell Medicine honored 18 faculty, trainees, students and staff April 23 for their outstanding service and leadership in promoting diversity.

Conference to strengthen data sharing among animal, public health labs

The College of Veterinary Medicine will host a conference on sharing antimicrobial resistance data among veterinary and public health agencies and stakeholders May 3-4.

Mural connects soil, oceans, planetary health

A new two-part art installation in Mann Library, created by Viola Yu ’18, celebrates the connections among soil, oceans and the health of the planet

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New maps use radar to forecast bird migration

New maps are using radar to forecast night-time clouds of migratory birds and track their flights in near real-time.

College Scholars explore Japanese cultural property to tech design

Eighteen students from the Class of 2020 have been selected as the new class of College Scholars for the College of Arts and Sciences.

Cancer event explores ways to bridge Ithaca, NYC campuses

Cornell University held the first Annual Cornell Cancer Research Symposium at the College of Veterinary Medicine on April 5-6 to showcase the breadth of cancer research on the Ithaca campus.