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Cornell's trustees aim for the university's long-term health

Cornell Board of Trustees Chairman Robert S. Harrison ’76 and Executive Committee Chairman Jan Rock Zubrow ’77 discuss university priorities and challenges, leadership, student and alumni engagement, and the board's unique makeup.

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NYC high schoolers explore STEM fields at Weill Cornell Medicine

On Feb. 27, 90 students from public high schools across New York City participated in Big Red STEM Day, designed to inspire high school students to consider STEM fields.

New York City events honor Triangle fire victims, focus on new activists

“Triangle Fire: See You in the Streets" a commemoration of the Triangle Factory fire tragedy, will be held March 26 at the Center for Jewish History in Manhattan.

Drukier Prize in Children's Health Research awarded to Harvard hematologist

Dr. Vijay Sankaran, who investigates molecular underpinnings of pediatric genetic blood disorders, has been awarded the third annual Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children’s Health Research.

Proteins that package DNA participate in DNA repair

Proteins that function like spools to tightly wind DNA, called histones, play an active role in DNA repair, according to a new study from Weill Cornell Medicine scientists.

Faculty team wins NYC sustainable design competition

A collaborative exhibition project created by four faculty members featuring reused grain silos will be installed on Governors Island in New York City this summer.

Study: Brain enzyme fights plaque associated with Alzheimer's disease

An enzyme found in brain cells can break apart the precursors to plaques that accumulate in the organ and cause toxicity in Alzheimer’s disease.

Studies explore how supermarkets source foods for low-income customers

These case studies offer policymakers a better understanding of how regional food systems could bring healthier food to low-income people in the Northeast.

Richard Meier '56 endows architecture chair in AAP

The chair of the Department of Architecture in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning has been endowed by renowned architect Richard Meier, B.Arch. '56.