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Cornell selects eight Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows

The Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, which attracts some of the world’s best young talent to Cornell, has chosen eight new fellows.

Student research has CURB appeal

The student-run symposium recognizes research achievement and provides a venue for undergraduates to communicate their work in a scholarly environment.

Nominees sought for President’s Awards for Employee Excellence

Beginning May 15, nominations for the President’s Awards for Employee Excellence will be accepted to recognize the achievements of staff and faculty at Cornell. 

Staff News

Heritage collection honors Thurston’s engineering excellence

A visionary 19th-century academic and innovator whose contributions helped usher mechanical engineering into the modern era, Thurston turned Cornell into the largest and most prominent mechanical engineering program in the country.

Undergrads to present psychology research May 9

Cornell undergraduates involved in psychology across a number of schools and colleges present their research across a broad array of interests at a May 9 conference in the Physical Sciences Building Atrium.

Sam Fleming ’62, trustee emeritus, dies at 78

Samuel Crozier “Sam” Fleming ’62, a Cornell trustee emeritus, life overseer of Weill Cornell Medicine and a presidential councillor, died May 2 at the age of 78.

Cornell scientists discover new antibiotic resistance gene

While sifting through the bacterial genome of salmonella, Cornell food scientists discovered mcr-9, a stealthy jumping gene so diabolical that it resists one of the world’s few last-resort antibiotics.

Agronomist Madison Wright dies at 95

Madison J. Wright, professor emeritus of agronomy whose efforts helped establish soybean production in New York, died April 27 in Ithaca. He was 95.

Klarman postdoctoral fellowship program announced

The College of Arts and Sciences’ Klarman Fellowships will create a cohort of elite postdocs who pursue leading-edge research across departments and programs, including researchers in science and math disciplines, the humanities and social sciences.