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Cornell AES employee Rick Randolph promoted to Thompson farm manager

Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station (Cornell AES) employee Rick Randolph has been chosen as the new manager of the Homer C. Thompson Vegetable Research Farm in Freeville, NY.

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Study reveals why cancer may spread to the spine

The bones that form the spine are derived from a distinct type of stem cell that secretes a protein favoring tumor metastases, according to researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine, a discovery that opens up a new line of research on spinal disorders.

Ben Maddox named chief information officer

Ben Maddox, the chief academic technology officer at New York University, has been named chief information officer for Cornell’s Ithaca campus and Cornell Tech.

Climate change threatens fashion industry

Extreme heat and flooding are threatening key international apparel hubs, with four countries vital to the fashion industry facing losses of 1 million jobs and $65 billion in earnings by 2030, according to two new ILR School reports.

CROPPS collaboration with Science IRL demystifies research

CROPPS is partnering with Molly Edwards, the scientist and communicator behind Science IRL, on a series of videos that elucidate the center's groundbreaking research on communicating with plants.

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Lecture to explore Native American anti-nuclear activism

A new “Religions on the Move” lecture series kicks off Sept. 28 with "'Make the Sound the Creator Is Waiting for Us to Make': Native American Anti-Nuclear Activism."

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Fulbright-Hays awardees prioritize community-engaged discoveries

Nine Cornell graduate students have conducted international research with Fulbright-Hays awards since 2020. A new cohort of Cornell Fulbright-Hays awardees has just been announced. Cornell celebrates a 100% acceptance rate, with five new awardees.

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Task force recommends new undergraduate admissions practices

The recommendations include a range of actions for how Cornell can best enroll academically excellent classes in ways that advance the university’s unique ethos and mission.

Talk, exhibit celebrate ‘mother of media psychology’

Cornell University Library will present two events, a talk by advice columnist Amy Dickinson and an exhibit opening, celebrating psychologist and media personality Joyce Brothers ’47.

‘Garbatrage’ spins e-waste into prototyping gold

Incorporating sustainability into their field, Cornell information science researchers Ilan Mandel and Wendy Ju introduce “garbatrage,” a framework for prototype builders centered around repurposing underused devices.

Identity-based offices unite under new name, offer greater student support

The Centers for Student Equity, Empowerment, and Belonging combines six existing offices, a change meant to strengthen connections for students and groups navigating the offices, and emphasize the intersections of students' varied identities.

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Researchers commercialize rare-earth tech with I-Corps help

The program helped Alexa Schmitz, Ph.D. ’18, and colleagues explore the market potential for their sustainable way of extracting rare earth elements used in many electronics.