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Digital guide encourages ‘moonshot’ thinking to improve NYC

Cornell Tech has partnered with New York City on designing the NYCx Moonshot Launchpad, a downloadable guide for defining ambitious solutions to urban problems.

Lois Gray, ‘amazing force’ at ILR School, dies at 94

Lois Spier Gray, an iconic ILR School professor who committed her life to advancing social justice and workers’ rights, died Sept. 20 in New York City.

Study clarifies protein’s role in dementia

ApoE4, a protein linked to both Alzheimer’s disease, increases the risk of cognitive impairment by reducing the number and responsiveness of blood vessels.

Grants create community-engaged opportunities for students

The Office of Engagement Initiatives has awarded nearly $840,000 to 21 teams of faculty and community partners integrating community engagement into majors and minors.

From fish DNA to Mars: STEM programs inspire kids across NYS

Cornell helps students in kindergarten through 12th grade explore science, technology, engineering and math through a variety of innovative programs.

Cornell Food Venture Center helps company bring Indian sauces to US

The Cornell Food Venture Center helped the company Masala Mama bring its four all-natural Indian simmer sauces to market.

Cornell Tech startup to help kids with autism raises $1.13M

A startup founded at Cornell Tech digitizing the way teachers chart autistic children’s progress has raised $1.13 million in venture capital and will work with more than a dozen clinic chains and autism schools in the coming year.

Gift establishes Friedman Center for Nutrition and Inflammation

With a $7.5 million gift from the Friedman Family Foundation, Weill Cornell Medicine has established a cross-campus center dedicated to improving human health through research in the complex relationship between nutrition, inflammation and the development of disease.

Milstein students welcomed to campus with barbecue

The inaugural 14 students in the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity had the chance to swap stories with new College of Arts and Sciences Dean Ray Jayawardhana during a welcome dinner Sept 5.