Skip to main content

$1.5M grant will link Dryden and Cornell trails

The Town of Dryden has been awarded a $1.5 million grant to help build a critical section of the 10.5-mile Dryden Rail Trail, including a proposed pedestrian bridge over Route 13, linking the proposed rail trail with Cornell Botanic Garden Natural Areas.

Staff News

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.  

Project designs success for local elementary students

Cornell undergraduates redesigned a Groton auxiliary classroom to inspire and support older elementary students in practicing intellectual, interpersonal and planetary responsibility.

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.

University officials support Dream Act bill, education advocacy week

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack is calling on federal legislators to co-sponsor, support and pass legislation that would establish a road map to citizenship for more than 2 million “Dreamers” and several hundred thousand students.

Winnie Ho wins Campus-Community Leadership Award

Winnie Ho ’19 has received the 2019 Campus-Community Leadership Award. The annual honor, given by the Division of University Relations, is presented to a graduating senior who has shown exceptional town-gown leadership and innovation.

Women’s basketball signs 7-year-old Karina Hill

Karina Hill, a 7-year-old second-grader from South Hill Elementary School in Ithaca, has officially joined the Cornell women’s basketball team, a Division I program.

Einaudi grants to send 86 graduate students abroad

Eighty-six Cornell graduate students have been awarded travel grants from the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies for the 2019–20 academic year.

To aid Cameroon students with test prep, earn their trust

When it comes to studying for their all-important baccalaureate exam, students in Cameroon are largely left to their own devices. Now a team of Cornell researchers wants to use those devices to help them prepare for the test.