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From fish DNA to Mars: STEM programs inspire kids across NYS

Cornell helps students in kindergarten through 12th grade explore science, technology, engineering and math through a variety of innovative programs.

Collins receives award for ‘cultivating new generation of scholars’

Lance Collins, dean of Cornell Engineering, was presented with the Edward Bouchet Legacy Award in Washington, D.C., Sept. 13.

Alum’s gift helps entrepreneurship faculty hire assistants

Six faculty members are recipients of 2018 Louis H. Zalaznick Teaching Assistantships, receiving funds to develop or expand courses, and add teaching assistants.

Cornell writing the (how-to) book on new supercomputer

The Center for Advanced Computing will receive $1 million from the NSF to provide training software for the development of Frontera, the largest-ever academic supercomputer.

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Cornell, Tanzanian students share knowledge in new exchange program

A new exchange program will present biomedical students from Cornell and Arusha Technical College in Tanzania with opportunities from opposite sides of the globe.

Ray Jayawardhana takes the reins at Arts and Sciences

Astrophysicist Ray Jayawardhana became the Harold Tanner Dean of Arts and Sciences Sept. 1.

New library exhibit weaves words and sounds together

Mixed Media: The Interplay of Sound and Text showcases artifacts that span centuries of capturing and conveying words and sounds. The exhibition opens Sept. 20.

Cornell to conduct Earth Source Heat seismic survey Sept. 21-25

Cornell will conduct a survey of the sub-terrain on campus and in the towns of Ithaca and Dryden Sept. 21-25, the next step in its plan to implement Earth Source Heat.

TINY cancer detection device proves effective in Uganda testing

A Cornell-built hand-held device for detecting a form of cancer common in sub-Saharan Africa was successful in initial testing in Uganda.