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Kevin Hallock named dean of SC Johnson College of Business

Economist and compensation and labor market scholar Kevin F. Hallock, the Kenneth F. Kahn ’69 Dean in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, has been named dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

Arthur Ashkin, Ph.D. ’52, shares Nobel Prize in physics

Arthur Ashkin, Ph.D. '52, whose invention of optical tweezers revolutionized the way scientists can study and manipulate biological systems, has won a share of this year's Nobel Prize in physics.

Researchers energize effort for energy-smart solutions

A new project received a $100,000 planning grant from the NSF to create a proposal for an Engineering Research Center for sustainable energy-smart solutions.

‘Sioux Chef’ on restoring indigenous foods, bridging cultures

Sean Sherman, the James Beard Award-winning Sioux Chef, shared research and insights on indigenous food cultures at Cornell Sept. 5.

Cornell convenes experts on New York flood risks Oct. 11-12

Cornell convenes experts on New York flood risks Oct. 11-12 for the annual Community Development Institute.

New online course develops skills for teaching in diverse classrooms

A new online course piloted by the Center for Teaching Innovation will address challenges and offer strategies for teaching effectively in diverse classrooms.

New group to study AI’s impact on decision-making

The new Artificial Intelligence, Policy, and Practice Initiative will bring together a community of scholars with expertise in computing, the law, social science, communications and philosophy to create opportunities to collaborate on research.

Cooling effect of preindustrial fires on climate underestimated

A new study finds that emissions from fire activity were significantly greater in the preindustrial era, which began around 1750, than previously thought.

Display visualizes North Campus Residential Expansion

A mock-up of exterior materials for North Campus Residential Expansion facilities was installed this week on the south field opposite Mews Hall to allow project designers to visualize aesthetic options for the new buildings.