Teach Better podcast spotlights education innovation

A podcast by Doug McKee, senior lecturer in economics, draws on expert research to inform teaching innovation.

Five New York companies awarded JumpStart funding

The Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart program, designed to help New York state small businesses develop and improve their products through university collaboration to grow revenue and create jobs, has funded 5 companies.

Home Plate seeks families to host students

Volunteer families are needed for Home Plate, a program that connects Cornell students with the Ithaca community by matching small groups of students with local families for regular meet-ups, usually dinners the families host.



Astronomer Yervant Terzian honored with room dedication

The Terzian Conference Room on the sixth floor of the Space Sciences Building was dedicated Aug. 31 in honor of astronomer Yervant Terzian.


Faculty train to use new technologies to share their research widely

Knowledge Matters, a workshop series designed for Cornell faculty members and academic staff, is helping participants translate their research into a variety of digital media platforms.

Cornell students to investigate computing careers at Atlanta conference

Computing and Information Science will be well represented Sept. 20-23 at the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing in Atlanta Sept. 20-23.


1,000-plus children receive backpacks with school supplies

This summer’s donations to the Cornell Elves’ Backpack Program resulted in 1,110 backpacks – filled with such items as notebooks, pens, pencils, erasers and rulers – that were distributed to 31 schools from Tompkins, Seneca,…



Beehive monitoring company wins pitch at entrepreneurship kickoff contest

A company with a device to help beekeepers monitor the health of their hives took first place in a pitch contest at Entrepreneurship Kickoff Sept. 13.

Cycling with a philosophical bent

Cornellians on wheels were a big part of the Southern Tier AIDS Program’s 19th Annual AIDS Ride For Life Sept. 9.