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Michelle Wang is first researcher on Ithaca campus to be named Hughes Institute Investigator

Biophysicist Michelle Wang is the first researcher on Cornell's Ithaca campus to be named an HHMI Investigator, an award that recognizes innovative and promising researchers in the biomedical sciences. (May 28, 2008)

Trustee Kip Kiplinger '39 is 'flabbergasted' by gift overlooking site of his 1939 oratory

Among those gathered was President Emeritus Frank H.T. Rhodes, who said of the dedication, 'This is a wonderful opportunity to honor Kip for a life of devotion and service to Cornell.' (May 24, 2008)

Engineering alumnus James Thorp awarded <br />Benjamin Franklin medal

Thorp is a Cornell alumnus and former director of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, where he worked for 42 years. (May 23, 2008)

Diversity Programs in Engineering honors students, faculty

The annual awards banquet was held May 4 to celebrate achievements of students, organizations and faculty. (May 23, 2008)

Terence Bates receives New York Wine and Grape Foundation Research Award

The research associate in Cornell's Department of Horticultural Sciences at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, N.Y., was recognized for 'major contributions in research and education.' (May 23, 2008)

Trustee Martin Tang '70 creates challenge for international scholarships

Cornell trustee Martin Tang '70 has made a gift to create the Martin Y. Tang International Scholarship Challenge. The goal is to create 12 scholarship endowments of $1 million each. (May 22, 2008)

CU students across disciplines help design Hawaii's first eco-friendly community

CU Green, a project team designing a sustainable community in Hawaii, includes engineering, architecture and business students. (May 22, 2008)

FreeGreen, founded by alumni, wins Johnson School's Business Idea Competition

FreeGreen was founded by a group of Cornell alumni who met as student-team leaders for the 2005 Solar Decathlon Team. (May 22, 2008)

Watt Webb 80th birthday symposium to explore future research June 16

Cornell will celebrate the achievements of physicist Watt W. Webb, June 16. Webb is co-inventor of such breakthrough imaging technologies as multiphoton microscopy and fluorescence correlation spectroscopy. (May 21, 2008)