Education researcher Natasha Holmes transforms physics lab courses

Natasha Holmes is the first researcher who focuses on educational practices hired within a discipline as a tenure-track professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and her team will redesign all lab courses for two introductory physics sequences.

Cornell inspires at World Maker Faire in NYC

The World Maker Faire in Queens, New York, Sept. 23-24, featured Cornell students and thousands of aspiring engineers.

Center for Materials Research’s NSF funding extended, increased

The Cornell Center for Materials Research has been approved for a six-year, $23.2 million extension of funding from the National Science Foundation to continue its mission of research, education and outreach.

A new kind of influenza vaccine: One shot might do the trick

Engineering professors David Putnam and Matt DeLisa have teamed up to create a method for a quick-acting, long-lasting single-shot influenza vaccine that could work quickly and effectively during a pandemic outbreak.

A.D. White Professor to advocate for 'shut up and calculate' in physics

Physicist Nima Arkani-Hamed, an A.D. White Professor-at-Large, will present the lecture, “Three cheers for ‘Shut up and Calculate!’in Fundamental Physics" on Sept. 25.

Five New York companies awarded JumpStart funding

The Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart program, designed to help New York state small businesses develop and improve their products through university collaboration to grow revenue and create jobs, has funded 5 companies.

‘The Search for Life in Space’ stars astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger

Lisa Kaltenegger, associate professor of astronomy and director of Cornell’s Carl Sagan Institute, is featured in the new IMAX film, “The Search for Life in Space.”

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Astronomer Yervant Terzian honored with room dedication

The Terzian Conference Room on the sixth floor of the Space Sciences Building was dedicated Aug. 31 in honor of astronomer Yervant Terzian.

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Faculty train to use new technologies to share their research widely

Knowledge Matters, a workshop series designed for Cornell faculty members and academic staff, is helping participants translate their research into a variety of digital media platforms.