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Cornellians pitch in to update federal flood guide

The U.S. Geological Survey’s “Guidelines for Determining Flood Flow Frequency” has been updated, thanks to a large group of Cornellians.

Two Cornell-related teams chosen as ‘Reimagine the Canals’ finalists

Two Cornell teams are finalists in the Reimagine the Canals competition, a $2.5 million New York state contest that aspires to return the 200-year-old Erie Canal into an economic catalyst and tourism hotspot.

3D printed telegraph matches Cornell’s original, down to the screws

A reproduction of the Cornell's 1844 telegraph took 10 straight days to 3D print in Mann Library.

Women in STEM event to address gender pay gap, overcoming barriers

The fifth Empowering Women in Science and Engineering symposium will be held Wednesday, May 23, in Stocking Hall.

Married physics researchers share lab, students and the joy of discovery

Married researchers Jie Shan, professor of applied and engineering physics in the College of Engineering, and Kin Fai Mak, assistant professor of physics in the College of Arts and Sciences, are experts on atomically thin materials and share a lab in the Physical Sciences Building.

Helbling lab receives DOD funds to nix nasty chemicals from groundwater

Damian Helbling of civil and environmental engineering has received a three-year, $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to conduct research that may rid groundwater of toxic chemicals.

NYC Cornell students solve tech challenges for Roosevelt Island seniors

Cornell Tech and Weill Cornell Medicine students teamed up with Roosevelt Island senior citizens to understand technology solutions that could make their lives a little easier.

Two on faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

Chemistry professor Hector Abruña and plant geneticist Susan McCouch have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, which recognizes distinguished achievement in original research. 

Materials science master's offers academics along with real-world experience

The new master of engineering program in materials science and engineering gives students a year of classroom instruction along with a co-op work experience that prepares them for the job market.