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Cornell funds projects in NYC visioning initiative

Four new faculty projects have been selected to receive funding for collaborative, cross-disciplinary opportunities for learning and research in New York City.

Cornell improves global access to potato breeding material

Cornell plant breeders and geneticists, who’ve played a significant role in the improvement of the potato, are expanding their efforts as they make more wild potato seeds available to breeders around the world.

Eighteen receive Engaged Graduate Student Grants

Eighteen Cornell doctoral students from 13 fields of study have received 2019-20 Engaged Graduate Student Grants to support community-engaged research relevant to their dissertations.

Master of Public Health Program graduates inaugural cohort

Eleven students from five countries made history May 25 as they became the first graduates of Cornell’s Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program in a ceremony at the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Cracker-sized satellites demonstrate new space tech

Demonstrating a new type of space technology, 105 of the world’s smallest free-flying satellites have just completed orbiting Earth, sending short signals received by a ground station at Cornell.

Atkinson Academic Venture Fund awards $1.3M to 10 projects

The Atkinson Center is awarding more than $1.3 million in seed grants to support roughly a dozen interdisciplinary research collaborations at Cornell that address key sustainability challenges.

Cornell to host national Science Olympiad

About 2,000 middle and high school students will show their science and engineering acumen at the 35th annual Science Olympiad National Tournament, May 31-June 1 at Cornell.

Grants fund 15 community-engaged research projects

Student and faculty researchers and their community partners will use this year’s Engaged Cornell research grants to study Cornell’s socioeconomic impact on Tompkins County and other topics.

Staff embrace ‘discomfort zone’ in quest for learning

Another successful semester of Cornell staff members pairing with student mentors to learn new skills was showcased and celebrated May 10 at a luncheon for participants in the Community Learning and Service Partnership program.

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