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Cornell Engineering online project management certificate launches

eCornell’s newProject Management online certificate program helps students build skills for the project-driven future.

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On the highway to health: trimming toxins with trees

Cornell engineering students are creating a state-of-the-art computer model to strategically place trees on highways near residential areas to mitigate pollution particles and improve human health.

Grants fund 22 Cornell teams, community partners

Twenty-two projects have received fall 2017 Engaged Opportunity Grants for projects and programs that advance community engagement at Cornell.

Lance Collins receives inaugural Mosaic Medal of Distinction

Lance R. Collins, the Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering at Cornell, was presented with the inaugural Mosaic Medal of Distinction in Washington, D.C. for his leadership in creating opportunities for diverse Cornell communities.

Dec. 5 global soil painting competition illustrates soil’s vital role

Graduate student Kirsten Kurtz is on a mission to save soil and turn our attention to its natural beauty by using it as paint.

Keck-funded group proposes new topological superconductor

A $1 million award from the Keck Foundation has helped support new research into topological superconducting by a group led by Eun-Ah Kim, associate professor of physics.

Graduate students spark public interest in electricity

At the Science Cabaret Nov. 14 at Ithaca’s Coltivare restaurant, doctoral student Josue San Emeterio shared the mysteries of electricity.

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McGovern Center incubator graduates a trio of startups

Cornell’s McGovern Center business incubator graduated three companies – Embark, Lionano and Sterifre Medical – at a ceremony in Weill Hall Nov. 13.

Lt. Gov. Hochul announces $15M from state for CHESS upgrade

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul announced $15 million in Upstate Revitalization Initiative funding for the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source, for storage ring and X-ray beam upgrades and job creation.