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Italian-Jewish writers subject of May 1 talk in NYC

"A Tale of Three Cities: Reading Turin, Trieste and Rome," a talk by Kora von Wittelsbach, will be held at the Center for Jewish History, 15 W. 16th St. in New York City.

At NYC makeathon, students change lives with technology

At an April 21-23 makeathon in New York City, Cornell students worked to help improve the lives of 17 people with disabilities.

Joanne Restivo Jensen wins ILR's Alpern Award

The ILR School honored two of its most prominent alumni at the Groat and Alpern Awards April 20 in New York City.

Students' green thumbs help Harlem Grown's garden thrive

Six undergraduates spent spring break in Harlem building a sensory garden for children through Alternative Breaks, which promotes service learning through direct engagement with various communities.

Video and audio tech brings Manhattan in year 1609 to life

A virtual reality project, co-created by an audio producer at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, replaces the sounds of today's urban Manhattan with scientifically accurate audio representations of the island in 1609.

Prestigious postdoc program to launch for research disciplines

A new Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows Program encompassing all research disciplines at the university will appoint its first six fellows during the 2017-2018 academic year.

ILR's Groat Award winner to talk about 'Work that I love'

ILR School Professor Francine D. Blau '66 will accept the school's 2017 Judge William B. Groat Award April 20 for achievement and service to the school in New York City.

Study challenges diagnostic approach to urological condition

Kidney ultrasound plus a visual examination of the bladder and urethra appears to be the most cost-effective way to screen for cancers of the genitourinary tract of those with blood in their urine.

African circumcision rates rise when clergy endorse procedure

Educating religious leaders in sub-Saharan Africa about male circumcision increases the likelihood that men will undergo the procedure, Weill Cornell Medicine investigators found in a new trial.