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Marion Nestle to discuss ‘food politics’ in Wolitzer seminar

Marion Nestle, a food policy expert and public health advocate, will share her experience bridging research, policy and public engagement in a talk, “Food Politics: An Agenda for 2024.”

AI-powered ‘sonar’ on smartglasses tracks gaze and facial expressions 

Cornell researchers have developed two technologies that track a person’s gaze and facial expressions through sonar-like sensing. 

Two seniors chosen as fellows by Carnegie Endowment

McKenzie Carrier ’24 and Margot Treadwell, ’24 will spend next year conducting research with the organization in Washington, D.C.

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Student input adds flavor, variety to halal, kosher meals

Cornell Dining serves more than 750 kosher and halal meals per week – in addition to regular kosher meals at the Center for Jewish Living and commissary items around campus.

Major new telescope structure completed in Germany

The newly assembled Fred Young Submillimeter Telescope, nearly the size of a five-story building, was unveiled April 4 at an event in Xanten, Germany, attended by numerous German municipal officials – as well as Fred Young, himself. 

Engagement is the heart of Tim Chi’s ’98 success

Tim Chi ’98, founder and CEO of The Knot Worldwide, continues to inspire connections through the Entrepreneurship at Cornell Advisory Council, encouraging networking and mentorship opportunities for young entrepreneurs.  

Totality awesome: 400 students travel north for rare eclipse

More than 400 students rode eight charter buses to Rochester, New York, to witness the total solar eclipse. Back on campus, students gathered in locations including Libe Slope, Ho Plaza and the Arts Quad.

BOOM 2024 to bring games, gadgets and more

AI memory aids, post-apocalyptic video games and a stock trading app are among the digital creations that will be on display at Bits On Our Minds, the premier showcase for Cornell student projects in cutting-edge digital technology. 

Neuron model paves way for new Alzheimer’s therapies

Weill Cornell Medicine scientists have developed an innovative human neuron model that robustly simulates the spread of tau protein aggregates in the brain – a process that drives cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia.

‘Freedom of Expression’ ice cream voting April 10-12

From April 10-12, ice cream aficionados will get several opportunities to taste and vote on their favorite of three new student-developed flavors, crafted to help celebrate “The Indispensable Condition: Freedom of Expression at Cornell.”

Podcast: Tim Barry created the health care system ‘patients deserve’

The newest episode of a podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Tim Barry ‘93, the chair and CEO of VillageMD, and this year’s Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year. Entrepreneurship at Cornell will honor Barry on April 11 and 12 during the Celebration event on campus.

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Cornell Cinema offers tasty, mind-stretching Science on Screen showings

Science on Screen® supports creative pairings of current, classic, cult, and documentary films with introductions by figures from the world of science, technology and medicine. 

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