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Matthew Nagowski receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

Matthew Nagowski ’05, a Buffalo native, ILR School graduate and a group vice president at M&T Bank, was honored for his leadership and volunteer service in the Buffalo community and presented with the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award Dec. 7.

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C.C. Chu named fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

C.C. Chu, the Rebecca Q. Morgan ’60 Professor of Fiber Science & Apparel Design, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

Martha Pollack appointed to IBM board

President Martha E. Pollack has been elected to serve on the IBM board of directors, the company announced Dec. 11.

Robotics Day attracts scores to Duffield atrium

Robotics Day at Duffield Hall was a day-long event this year, with two classes holding their semester-ending competitions, plus demonstration booths set up throughout the atrium.

Winds of climate change will affect migratory birds

Changing winds may make it harder for North American birds to migrate south in the autumn but make it easier for them to come north in the spring.

Extension podcast explores 2018 harvests, NYS impacts

Cornell Cooperative Extension's “Extension Out Loud” podcasts examine output, quality and consumer impacts from this year’s vegetable, tree fruit, grapes and field crops harvests.

Kling explores social cost of water pollution at D.C. event

Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future faculty director and water policy expert Catherine Kling talked about water pollution Dec. 4 in Washington, D.C.

Startup GiveGab helped raise $52 million on Giving Tuesday

GiveGab, a fundraising and engagement platform founded at Cornell, helped nonprofits raise $52 million on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27.

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Researchers seek alternatives to Mekong River hydropower dam

Researchers worked with the Cambodian government to explore alternatives to a potentially devastating dam planned along the Mekong River.