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Summer research programs intrigue diverse students

Visiting students representing the next generation of physicists got a taste of life as a researcher during a pair of eight-week summer programs hosted by the Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education.

GMO eggplant crop expands in Bangladesh

Farmers are rapidly adopting Bt eggplant brinjal in Bangladesh, resulting in reduced pesticide use and higher incomes, according to a new paper.

High school students develop business ideas at boot camp

Twelve high school students from as far away as Romania and Honduras took part in the Life Changing Summer program this year, supported by Entrepreneurship at Cornell and run by Life Changing Labs.

Designers to unveil 'RRRolling Stones' at NYC sculpture park

A movable outdoor seating system designed by architecture faculty members Leslie Lok and Sasa Zivkovic and made from 3D-printed concrete will be unveiled July 12 at Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens.

Warrior-scholars gain skills, confidence from Cornell experience

For the fourth year, Cornell brings military veterans into the classroom for a week of intensive study and immersion in the world of higher education.

High schoolers learn to create intelligent robots

High school students explored the field of digital intelligence through the CATALYST Academy, a weeklong workshop aimed at inspiring minority students to pursue careers in engineering.

Community-based Seed System Initiative thrives in Nepal

The Seed System Initiative, implemented by Cornell’s Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat project in 2017-18, benefits wheat farmers in Nepal.

Educators explore how to bring computer science learning to all students

Educators from four New York state school districts met at Gates Hall July 23-24 to discuss how to implement meaningful and consistent computer-science curricula, part of a two-year project with CSforALL.

Apps make it easy for domestic abusers to spy

A new study from Cornell researchers finds domestic abusers can choose from thousands of apps to spy on their partners, from traditional spyware to software intended for legitimate purposes, like finding phones.