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Joel Silbey, emeritus professor of history, dies at 84

Historian Joel H. Silbey, the President White Professor of History Emeritus and a member of the Cornell faculty since 1966, died Aug. 7.

Cornellians vie for $2.5M in clean-energy competition

Four teams of Cornellians were among 20 finalists showcasing bold, cutting-edge startups that have the potential to revolutionize the future of energy at the 76West Clean Energy Competition July 31-Aug. 1.

NY’s master gardeners take master class at Cornell

More than 100 volunteers and educators in the Master Gardener Program visited Cornell AgriTech to learn about the latest in gardening practices and research.

Adult education scholar Arthur Wilson dies at 67

Arthur L. “Butch” Wilson, professor and chair of Cornell’s former Department of Education, died May 10 in Lexington, Virginia. He was 67.

Book explores Latin American modernity, technology

María Fernández explores the impact of technology on modernity in her new edited work, “Latin American Modernisms and Technology.”

High school students develop business ideas at boot camp

Twelve high school students from as far away as Romania and Honduras took part in the Life Changing Summer program this year, supported by Entrepreneurship at Cornell and run by Life Changing Labs.

Cell-free DNA may be key to monitoring urinary tract infections

A new method for testing urinary tract infections yields more information than what conventional methods can offer, according to new research.

An art historian, a tweet and an unexpected result

Cornell art historian Ananda Cohen-Aponte has found through a demographic research project that her field is in great need of diversification.

‘Cornell AgriTech’ reflects influence in food, ag innovation

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences announced Aug. 1 the renaming of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station to Cornell AgriTech.