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Fish tagged 26 years ago recaptured during Hudson sturgeon count

Researchers conducting a population estimate of shortnose sturgeon in the Hudson River caught one on Nov. 19 that had been tagged 26 years ago, during the last such count.

Major gift helps launch Canine Health Center

A $30 million gift from Margaret and Richard Riney has endowed and named the Cornell Margaret and Richard Riney Canine Health Center at the College of Veterinary Medicine to improve the health and well-being of dogs.

Schwartz research award applications due Dec. 10

Open to women and underrepresented faculty in the life sciences at Cornell, two awards – up to $25,000 each – will be given for research projects likely to generate novel preliminary data or a significant new line of inquiry.

A 'freedom church' unearths its Underground Railroad history

Cornell researchers and students are collaborating with community members to shed light on the role St. James A.M.E. Zion Church played in the abolitionist movement of the 1800s.

Aditya Misra, MBA ’13, appointed university auditor

Misra will lead Cornell’s efforts to navigate risk throughout its operations, starting Jan. 4. Misra previously directed audits and investigations at Johnson & Johnson.

“Americans Who Tell the Truth” highlights stories of courage

An exhibit in the College of Human Ecology includes portraits of citizens who courageously addressed issues of social, environmental and economic fairness.

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eLab student entrepreneurs make their first pitches to NYC alumni

Students in 20 businesses pitched their ideas to 150 Cornell alumni, investors and friends during the eLab pitch night Nov. 11 at Cornell Tech in New York City.

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Popular Music Course Makes its Winter Session Debut

Cornell’s Winter Session has always been a great way for students to earn credits, but many may not realize that some popular courses, often closed out during the spring and fall semesters, are also available during the winter…

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Cornell, Ithaca College effort moves housing project forward

Research from a team of Cornell and Ithaca College faculty and students provided key insights to Tompkins County legislators, who recently approved funding for a new housing program to help formerly incarcerated people.

Antibodies help keep harmful forms of gut fungi in check

Antibody protection against harmful forms of fungi in the gut may be disrupted in some patients with Crohn’s disease – a condition caused by chronic inflammation in the bowel – according to a new study by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.

Cornell’s first Laidlaw scholars research, lead

The Laidlaw scholars at Cornell are diving into a world of research. Over the first summer of the program, 24 Cornellians selected for the prestigious international program completed research projects on topics ranging from migration and big data to entomology, engineering communications and animal science.

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Biennial survey results reveal student sexual assault, harassment experiences

Students who reported experiencing one or more forms of harassment dropped significantly to 44% this year from 50% in 2019, according to the 2021 Cornell Survey of Sexual Assault and Related Misconduct.