Student delegates to attend Clinton Global Initiative conference

Fourteen Cornell student delegates were selected to participate in the Clinton Global Initiative University conference Oct. 13-15 in Boston.

Students across colleges work together on hospitality hackathon

A group of 115 Cornell students spent Sept. 29-Oct. 1 coming up with ideas focused on the luxury hotel industry during a hospitality hackathon.

Organized chaos spells creativity at Brooklyn school science event

A Brooklyn elementary school was transformed into a high-tech laboratory during a Cornell-led science discovery day Oct. 4.

Engineers take laser pulses into new dimensions

A group led by physics professor Frank Wise has proposed a method for locking different modes of laser light together to create short pulses with a variety of spatiotemporal profiles.

Cornell celebrates Voyager missions with panel, exhibit

"40 Years of Cosmic Discovery: Celebrating the Voyager Missions and Humanity’s Message to Space" begins with a panel at 8 p.m. Oct. 19 in Cornell’s Bailey Hall.

Four on faculty receive NIH high-risk, high-reward awards

Assistant professors Ilana Brito, Iwijn de Vlaminck and Michael Sheehan have all been awarded National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Awards, worth $1.5 million to help fund five years of research.

Pumpkin prank perpetrator puzzle persists 20 years later

On the brisk autumn morning of Wednesday, Oct. 8, 1997, Cornell students, faculty and staff strolling by McGraw Tower noted an unusual sight: a large pumpkin impaled on the spire 173 feet up. The question remains: Whodunit?

Advance in lipid imaging could impact cancer treatment

Researchers in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology have improved an imaging method they developed in order to better track activity of a cell signaling enzyme that plays a role in cancer cell metastasis. 

Lab of Plasma Studies turns 50, wins $15M grant

The Laboratory of Plasma Studies received a $15 million grant from the National Nuclear Security Administration and celebrates its 50th anniversary with a symposium Oct. 6-7.