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Brain blood flow finding gives hope for Alzheimer’s therapy

Research on blood flow in the brain, from the lab of Chris Schaffer and Nozomi Nishimura, could help inform better therapies for people with dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. 

Cornell creates multicollege Center for Immunology

Building on Cornell’s decades of fundamental and comparative research in the immunological sciences, Provost Michael Kotlikoff has announced the creation of a new Cornell Center for Immunology.

Board of trustees approves budget plan for 2019-20

The Cornell University Board of Trustees has approved the university’s long-term financial planning and 2019-20 budget parameters.

Chelsea Clinton shares insights on public health

Chelsea Clinton is a public health advocate, researcher and educator. But being a mother has deepened her passion for children’s health, she explained in a talk on Feb. 5 at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Cornell begins 2021 reaccreditation process

Cornell’s journey to reaccreditation in 2021 has begun, with the formation of a steering committee comprising faculty members, administrators and students.

People admit they trust news stories that contradict their views – for a price

Researchers at Cornell Tech found that people are far more likely to say they believe news stories that align with their own political views no matter what outlet they’re from. But when offered a cash bonus for accuracy, participants were more likely to trust the news stories that countered their views.

Institute of Politics and Global Affairs to open at Cornell

A new Cornell institute focusing on politics and global affairs – to be directed by former Congressman Steve Israel (D-NY) – will launch in the 2019-20 academic year.

Study: AI may mask racial disparities in credit, lending

A method intended to evaluate racial disparities in lending decisions can yield very different results depending on tiny changes in how it guesses applicants’ races, according to a new Cornell-led study.

Students develop augmented reality software to help those with hearing loss

Two Cornell Tech master’s students have developed a prototype for augmented reality headsets to help people who are deaf or hard of hearing navigate one-on-one conversations.