Cornell launches Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity

A $20 million gift from the Milstein family will launch the new Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity, a collaboration between the College of Arts and Sciences and Cornell Tech that will pioneer a new approach to liberal arts education for the digital age. It is the first undergraduate program to link the Ithaca and Roosevelt Island campuses.

Cornell Tech, CUNY launch internship for women in tech

Cornell Tech, the New York City Mayor’s Office and the City University of New York launched a new winter internship program Oct. 11 as part of the Women in Technology and Entrepreneurship in New York (WiTNY) initiative.

Menopause triggers changes in brain that may promote Alzheimer’s

Menopause causes metabolic changes in the brain that may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a research team says.

Entrepreneurship Summit NYC set for Nov. 3

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack will join entrepreneurs for the sixth Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit NYC Nov. 3.

Viability of indoor urban agriculture is focus of research grant

Cornell will lead a project to study how controlled-environment agriculture compares to conventional field agriculture, thanks to a three-year, $2.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

Group uses organoid to explain immune cells’ rapid response

A team led by researchers from Cornell's Ithaca and New York City campuses has used a tool it developed to explain an immune system process. The work could benefit cancer research.

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Jason Baker

Endocrinologist Jason Baker can uniquely relate to his patients: Like them, he lives with type 1 diabetes.

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Weill Cornell Medicine awarded $45.3M NIH grant

Weill Cornell Medicine has received a $45.3 million renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program.

Organized chaos spells creativity at Brooklyn school science event

A Brooklyn elementary school was transformed into a high-tech laboratory during a Cornell-led science discovery day Oct. 4.