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Cornell Tech inaugurates Tata Innovation Center

Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced Dec. 4 a $50 million investment in Cornell Tech. The investment includes a significant gift for the first phase of capital development on the Roosevelt Island campus.

Amy Villarejo to lead Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity

Professor Amy Villarejo, former chair of Performing and Media Arts, has been named the first faculty director for the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity.

NYC event connects MFA students to publishing world

Second-year MFA students in Cornell’s creative writing program read their works in front of editors, agents and publicists at a Nov. 12 event in New York City.

Grants fund 22 Cornell teams, community partners

Twenty-two projects have received fall 2017 Engaged Opportunity Grants for projects and programs that advance community engagement at Cornell.

NIH grant awarded to Weill Cornell Medicine for fibrosis research

Weill Cornell Medicine researchers have received a grant to conduct an in-depth study of the mechanisms that cause scar tissue to form in the lung and kidney.

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Fernando Martinez

Dr. Fernando Martinez seized opportunities the U.S. afforded him; he’s dedicated his career to helping others, and has inspired his children to do the same.

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McGovern Center incubator graduates a trio of startups

Cornell’s McGovern Center business incubator graduated three companies – Embark, Lionano and Sterifre Medical – at a ceremony in Weill Hall Nov. 13.

Cellular signaling pathway contributes to cancers

A signaling pathway in cells that regulates fat production could become a new target for cancer drugs, according to Weill Cornell Medicine researchers.

Book details approaches to design research across disciplines

Jenny Sabin and Peter Lloyd Jones demonstrate new complementary and experimental approaches to the design studio and research in their new book, “LabStudio: Design Research Between Architecture and Biology.”