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Students’ bus stop sign design becomes roadside reality

Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit is installing nearly 560 bus stop signs, redesigned in partnership with systems engineering students and the Cornell University Sustainability Design group.

Cornell to help jump-start seven NY businesses

Seven New York state businesses have been awarded funding to participate in the Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart Program, through which they will collaborate with Cornell faculty members to develop and improve their products.

Giving Day 2018 breaks records with philanthropic innovations

In 24 hours, 11,750 donors gave 15,807 gifts, raising $7,827,834 for the university’s colleges, units, departments and programs – the highest number of donors, gifts and dollars for one day in Cornell history.

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Maple season off to fits and starts

In spite of 2018 being the fifth warmest February in New York state’s recorded history, March has been unseasonably cool, which has stalled the state’s maple syrup production.

Finding, using map data online just got easier

A new redesign of the Cornell University Geospatial Information Repository website makes it easier to find and use a broad variety of map data.

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Wynton Marsalis to mentor, perform during Cornell visit March 22-28

Famed jazz musician and composer Wynton Marsalis will visit Cornell in his role as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large, for classes, workshops and joining student musicians in a free concert in Bailey Hall March 28.

Students urge lawmakers to support federal student aid

Cornell students descended on Capitol Hill March 14 for Student Aid Advocacy Day to share their experiences with financial aid.

Campus connects to Afghanistan, Mexico via portal

Students, faculty and staff interacted with people around the world via an inflatable portal set up in the Biotech atrium March 7.

CALS senior advocates for ag programs on Capitol Hill

Delegates from Cornell traveled to Washington, D.C., March 4-7 to advocate for federal support of land-grant universities and agricultural research.