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Cornell Tech to build first passive house residential high-rise

Cornell Tech’s Roosevelt Island campus earns bragging rights when the world's first high-rise residential building built to passive house standards - a rigorous energy use standard - rises on campus.

The Bridge at Cornell Tech to connect academia, business

A building to rise at the heart of Cornell Tech’s Roosevelt Island campus - the Bridge at Cornell Tech - will offer space to startups and established companies pushing the edge of digital technology.

Alumnus creates tropical installation for Cornell Tech

Artist Peter Gerakaris, BFA '03, has created a tropically themed art installation at a community gallery on Roosevelt Island, commissioned to coincide with the Cornell Tech groundbreaking celebration.

Engineers' synthetic immune organ produces antibodies

Cornell engineers have created a synthetic immune organ that produces antibodies and can be controlled in the lab, completely separate from a living organism.

'Doctor in the house' Skorton delivers final address to alumni

Introducing President David J. Skorton June 6 during Reunion before his final State of the University Address, Professor Glenn Altschuler, Ph.D. '76, gave a heartfelt assessment of Skorton's nine years at the university’s helm.

School of Hotel Administration gala honors two in NYC

Barry S. Sternlicht, founder of Starwood Hotels, and Damian J. Mogavero, CEO and founder of Avero, Inc., were honored at a School of Hotel Administration gala in New York City June 2.

Tweet! Upload your bird photos, and Merlin IDs species

In a breakthrough for computer vision and for bird-watching, researchers and bird enthusiasts have enabled computers to achieve a task that stumps most humans - identifying hundreds of bird species pictured in photos.

Cornell-Smithsonian partnership aims to save wildlife

Cornell and the Smithsonian Institution are expanding their collaboration to conserve endangered species, advise foreign governments on sustainable development and develop protocols to archive biological collections.

Stem cell technology could lead to ailing heart mending itself

A new technique, published May 28 in Stem Cell Reports, could allow scientists to generate large numbers of rare cells in the network that pushes the heart's chambers to consistently contract.