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Ando wins award for contributions to biochemistry and molecular biology

The Mildred Cohn Young Investigator Award recognizes Nozomi Ando's advances in diffuse scattering and her dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM.

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Fungal nutrient sensing could shed light on obesity, cancer

Fungal biologist Lori Huberman will use a $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how fungi sense and use nutrients, basic research with potential applications for treatment of cancer, obesity, Type 2 diabetes and fungal infections.

Grant to study video game targeting teen pregnancy

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to study whether a bilingual video game can increase the use of contraception among Black and Hispanic adolescents.

Ponds release more greenhouse gas than they store

Though human-made ponds both sequester and release greenhouse gases, when added up, they may be net emitters, according to two related studies by Cornell researchers.

Legal experts to discuss scope, boundaries of free expression

On Sept. 26 at Cornell Law School, a conversation between First Amendment scholars Jameel Jaffer and Eugene Volokh headlines the universitywide theme year's first Milstein Symposium, presented by the Howard and Abby Milstein Foundation.

Seeds of Survival and Celebration returns

The exhibition "Seeds of Survival and Celebration: Plants and the Black Experience" returned for a second season with an expanded plant collection, which honors the lasting influence of the formerly enslaved and their descendants on American culture. 

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New ASL minor, events expand opportunities

Along with a new minor, students can also take advantage of an expanded set of upper-level classes, participate in a number of ASL events on campus and be part of an active student club.

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Colvin reappointed dean of ILR School

Alexander Colvin, Ph.D. ’99, has been appointed to a second term as the Kenneth F. Kahn ’69 Dean of the ILR School, Provost Michael I. Kotlikoff announced Sept. 18.

Lifestyle impacts green benefits of remote work

Depending on lifestyle choices and work arrangements, remote workers can have a 54% lower carbon footprint compared with onsite workers, according to a new study by Cornell and Microsoft.

Sociologist honored with early career award

The award for Landon Schnabel comes from the American Sociological Association's Sociology of Religion Section.

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Two new faculty fellowships named in Human Ecology

Cornell Human Ecology faculty members Denise Green ’07 and Laura Bellows have recently been awarded fellowships in the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR).

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Library self-checkout launched

Library self-checkout let's users "choose their own adventure."

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