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Klarman postdoctoral fellowship program announced

The College of Arts and Sciences’ Klarman Fellowships will create a cohort of elite postdocs who pursue leading-edge research across departments and programs, including researchers in science and math disciplines, the humanities and social sciences.

Math Awareness lecture kicks around latest soccer ball designs

Mathematical artist David Swart explored the latest soccer ball designs and spherical geometry in the 2019 Math Awareness Month lecture, sponsored by the Department of Mathematics.

Facility upgrades invigorate immunology, cell research

A collaboration between five colleges and a provost’s office investment of $2 million has led to a major revitalization of Cornell’s capabilities in flow cytometry, a vital part of cell research. 

Student-invented software will keep Ithaca’s women swimmin’

One of the most successful fundraising events in Ithaca, Women Swimmin’, will now be one of the best-organized as well, thanks to optimization help from Cornell Engineering students.  

Art inspired by slime mold-like robots unveiled at NYC museum

Kirstin Petersen, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, presented art inspired by her research at the New Museum in New York City in a program that pairs artists with technologists and challenges them to create something new.

From big picture to small screens, student projects tackle problems with tech

At the annual BOOM (Bits on Our Minds) showcase April 24 in Duffield Hall, more than 200 students used technology to try to solve problems large and small, local and international, for entertainment, convenience, increased equity or social good.

Qualcomm founder Jacobs receives engineering alumni award

Irwin Jacobs ’54, BEE ’56, whose invention of code-division multiple access technology unleashed the power of modern wireless communications, received the Cornell Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award.

Fellowship to help Cornell Engineering graduates attend Cornell Tech

A new fellowship funded by Don Follett ’52 and Mibs Follett ’51 aims to encourage Cornell Engineering graduates to pursue master’s degrees at Cornell Tech, boosting the pipeline of students and cementing connections between the two campuses.

Rawlings scholars exhibit wide-ranging research

About three dozen Cornell seniors presented their undergraduate research at the 17th annual Hunter R. Rawlings III Research Scholars Senior Expo on April 17.