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NASA awards its highest honor to Yervant Terzian

NASA has announced it will award the Distinguished Public Service Medal, its highest honor, to astronomer Yervant Terzian, the Tisch Distinguished Professor Emeritus.

Giant map gives ‘foots-on’ education about NY geography

Cornell Cooperative Extension is leading teacher workshops on how to use a giant traveling map that can give students a novel way to learn about New York state geography.

Cohen, Wildeman named provost fellows

Emmanuel Giannelis, vice provost for research, has appointed biomedical sciences professor Paula Cohen and policy analysis and management professor Christopher Wildeman as provost fellows.

Mobile consulate services aid NY farmworkers

The Cornell Farmworker Program helped more than 400 Guatemalans from across the state receive services from the Guatemalan mobile consulate.

Cornell fruit expert named a top young researcher

Research associate Poliana Francescatto has been named one of the nation’s top young researchers in the fruit and vegetable industries by Fruit Growers News.

Ray Jayawardhana named dean of Arts and Sciences

Distinguished astrophysicist, renowned science writer and accomplished academic leader Ray Jayawardhana has been named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He is currently dean of the Faculty of Science at York University in Toronto.

Documents illuminate U.S. Yiddish-speaking life until the Cold War

Newly digitized documents from labor organization archives cast light on the lives of U.S. Yiddish-speaking Jewish immigrants until the Cold War.

Ancient Latin puns revealed in new edited volume

Michael Fontaine, professor of classics, has co-edited a new volume of Latin language puns.

Commercialization Fellows explore market for inventions

Doctoral students in Cornell Engineering’s Commercialization Fellowship are developing tools to compress laser pulses, separate blood plasma and 3D print living tissue.