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Math can protect society’s networks, Kleinberg says in D.C.

Mathematical and computational models can make power grids, financial institutions and other networks less vulnerable to collapse, Jon Kleinberg, the Tisch University Professor of Computer Science, said at a June 13 presentation on Capitol Hill.

Cornell Law School professor wins Supreme Court death penalty appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 21 overturned the 2010 conviction of Mississippi death row inmate Curtis Flowers, who was represented by Cornell Law School professor Sheri Lynn Johnson.

$10M gift boosts China and Asia-Pacific Studies Program

A $10 million gift from alum Adam J. Levinson ’92 and wife Brittany Levinson will expand opportunities for Cornell students to study and explore the China and Asia-Pacific region and its global impacts.

Cornell instruments gather radio ‘disruption’ data in ionosphere

Two NASA sounding rockets – with Cornell-built instruments – soared into the night heavens above the Marshall Islands June 19 to study the ionosphere.

Dairy food science program promotes safety, quality

The Cornell Dairy Foods Extension certificate program run by the Department of Food Science in CALS helps industry people learn the ins and outs of product safety and quality.

CALS, eCornell, specialty food group team up for training

To keep up with a growing demand for specialty foods, a new online certificate training program for buyers has been developed by eCornell, CALS and the Specialty Food Association. 

Summer Scoop is hard to top – unless it’s with sprinkles

Summertime means sunshine, warmth and outdoor fun. And for the staff, faculty and students of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, it means free ice cream at Summer Scoop.


Construction projects earn LEED gold, silver honors

Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine has earned gold and silver glory, all in the name of green.

Education, interaction with older people reverses ageism

A Cornell-led team has shown, for the first time, that intergenerational contact and education about the aging process and its misconceptions can reduce ageist attitudes, prejudices and stereotypes.

Four on faculty receive Carpenter Advising Awards

Four faculty members have received Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Awards, which recognize contributions of professorial faculty and senior lecturers to undergraduate advising.

Alexander Colvin named dean of ILR

Alexander Colvin, Ph.D. ’99, has been named the Kenneth F. Kahn ’69 Dean of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced June 20. The five-year appointment is effective July 1.

Robot circulatory system powers possibilities

Cornell engineers have created a synthetic vascular system for soft robots capable of pumping an energy-dense hydraulic liquid that stores and deploys energy in an integrated design.