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Data project to support smallholder farmers with goal of ending hunger

An initiative with Cornell leadership seeks to use data to fight food insecurity and map out what these solutions cost.

Cornell in New York City Visioning Committee update

President Martha E. Pollack updated the Cornell community Oct. 16 on the work of a faculty visioning committee asked to generate ideas that will enhance the university's presence in New York City.

Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit NYC set for Nov. 9

The seventh Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit NYC will be held in Manhattan Nov. 9 and will feature talks from the founders of the Pink Ceiling and Bluemercury.

Latest Cornell dot features a new cancer weapon: antibodies

Ultrasmall Cornell dots armed with antibodies are another weapon in the fight against cancer, says Uli Wiesner, professor of materials science and engineering.

Helping teachers weave computational thinking into lessons

Diane Levitt, senior director of K-12 education at Cornell Tech, helped local teachers explore ways to integrate computational thinking into their classrooms in a Sept. 28 workshop, “Inspiring a Passion for Computational Thinking,” at Clark Hall. 

Alexander Colvin named interim dean of ILR

Professor Alexander Colvin, associate dean for academic affairs, diversity and faculty development in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, has been named interim dean of the school effective Oct. 9.

Health tech pioneer Deborah Estrin named MacArthur fellow

Deborah Estrin, professor of computer science at Cornell Tech and of healthcare policy and research at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been awarded a 2018 MacArthur Foundation fellowship for her innovative work using mobile devices and data to address social challenges.

Weill Cornell Medicine receives $2.7M grant for Diversity Center of Excellence

Weill Cornell Medicine was awarded a $2.7 million grant to establish a Diversity Center of Excellence to increase the number of minority physicians in academic medicine.

PMA lecturer featured in off-Broadway show

Godfrey L. Simmons Jr., senior lecturer in the Department of Performing and Media Arts, opens off Broadway Oct. 8 in a new play.

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