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MBA students collaborate across cultures at Cornell Tech Hackathon

130 American and Chinese students came together at Cornell Tech’s Roosevelt Island campus in New York City for the third annual Hackathon April 28-29.

President Pollack issues updates on three key initiatives

President Martha Pollack issued updates May 2 on the Presidential Task Force on Campus Climate; the Consensual Relationships Policy Committee; and the President’s Visioning Committee on Cornell in New York City.

Weill Cornell Medicine community honored at diversity awards

Weill Cornell Medicine honored 18 faculty, trainees, students and staff April 23 for their outstanding service and leadership in promoting diversity.

Teaching global health: Dr. Gunisha Kaur

Dr. Gunisha Kaur ’06, M.D. ’10, a former refugee, is training the next generation of physicians on how to treat foreign-born patients.

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Tech panel talks about the brave new frontier of NYC transportation

The resurgence in competitive taxi and bike-sharing apps has opened up a new frontier in competitive business, according to a panel held April 21 at Cornell Tech’s Roosevelt Island campus.

Empower Equity simplifies energy savings

With a strong start incubating in Cornell’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, Empower Equity now offers a new kind of financing, so small- and medium-sized companies, schools and municipalities can use sustainable energy.

Cancer event explores ways to bridge Ithaca, NYC campuses

Cornell University held the first Annual Cornell Cancer Research Symposium at the College of Veterinary Medicine on April 5-6 to showcase the breadth of cancer research on the Ithaca campus.

August, Parker honored with ILR School’s Groat and Alpern Awards

Joan Parker ’70, M.S. ’72, Ph.D. ’74 and Glenn August ’82 received ILR School alumni awards in New York City April 12.

Thirteen assistant professors win NSF early-career awards

Twelve assistant professors from Cornell's Ithaca and New York City campuses have received five-year awards from the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development program.