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Tang Welcome Center will be ‘wonderful gateway to Cornell’

The Martin Y. Tang Welcome Center, opening June 1 in the renovated Noyes Lodge, will be the first stop at Cornell for prospective students, parents and thousands of other visitors each year.

Engaged Cornell grants fund undergrad and faculty research

Students, faculty and their community partners have received Engaged Cornell research grants to study education, inequality and equity, and community health and sustainability in New York state and international settings.

Alumna researches the politics of infrastructure in Puerto Rico

Rosa Ficek ’03 and her students were heavily into their research on the impact of invasive species on their home island of Puerto Rico when hurricane Maria struck last fall.

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Researchers design software for rural Peruvian coffee growers

Faculty and students are working with a coffee-farming cooperative in rural Peru to create an interactive cost model of sustainable coffee production.

From ideas to impact: Atkinson Center charts a path to a sustainable future

Founded as the Cornell Center for a Sustainable Future in 2007 and then named and permanently endowed by David R. and Patricia Atkinson three years later, the Atkinson Center funds multidisciplinary solutions to sustainability challenges throughout the world.

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Students recognized for addressing challenges where people live

More than 100 students presented their work in local and global communities April 16, and discussed the impact those projects have had on the community and their learning.

Cornell Tech, Ithaca campus host high school programming contest

For the first time, the Annual Cornell University High School Programming Contest teamed up with Cornell Tech to host simultaneous events on each campus.

McComas named vice provost for engagement and land-grant affairs

Provost Michael Kotlikoff has appointed Katherine McComas, Ph.D. ’00, professor of communication in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, as vice provost for engagement and land-grant affairs, effective July 1.

Thirteen assistant professors win NSF early-career awards

Twelve assistant professors from Cornell's Ithaca and New York City campuses have received five-year awards from the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development program.