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New Weill Cornell Medicine investigators hunt for HIV cure

As therapies for HIV have advanced to help many patients control the infection as a chronic disease, investigators and patients have set their sights on a new goal: finding a cure. Drs. Douglas Nixon and Brad Jones have recently joined Weill Cornell Medicine in the hopes of accelerating that hunt.

Intersection of art history and tech topic of Milstein lecture

C. Richard Johnson will speak about the field of computational art history and discuss preserving and authenticating the works of Vermeer and Rembrandt Nov. 9.

Alumni speakers to headline NYC energy conference Nov. 2

Experts will discuss the role of energy startups, new investment strategies and the impact investing will play in shaping the future of the energy industry Nov. 2.

Mobile communication lab lets any person participate in any study

Cornell’s mobile communication lab, one of a handful in the country, is changing the face social sciences research. It enables scholars to study the socio-economic, racial and geographic groups hardest hit by society’s problems.

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.

Pollack thanks staff, reviews priorities in annual address

In her second annual address to staff, Cornell President Martha E. Pollack reviewed the university’s priorities, highlighted initiatives relevant to staff and fielded questions Oct. 9.

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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. 

Wang helps formerly jailed chess hustlers get back on board

Emily Wang '20 is helping chess hustlers in New York City's Washington Square Park market themselves as chess teachers.