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CNF to celebrate 45 years at annual meeting, Oct. 18

The Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility will celebrate its 45-year anniversary during its annual meeting on Oct. 18.

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Afghan students – now Cornellians – look to future

Nine Afghan undergraduates from Bangladesh-based Asian University for Women, who fled their country after the Taliban took control in August 2021, have been admitted as Cornell students with full financial aid.

Resource fair to connect graduate and professional students

A resource fair on Monday, Sept. 12 will bring together incoming and continuing graduate and professional students from all colleges and programs to showcase more than 60 different resources from all over campus.

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NASA releases first Webb Telescope image of exoplanet

For the first time, astronomers — including Cornell postdoctoral fellow Eileen Gonzales — have used NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to take a direct image of a planet outside our solar system.

New technique boosts online medical search results

A Cornell-led group of researchers has developed an online search method that employs natural language processing to identify terms that are semantically similar to those for cancer screening tests, but in colloquial language.

Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy launches Brooks School Tech Policy Institute

Technology policy is a broad and emerging field and touches almost every aspect of our daily lives. Under the direction of Professor Sarah Kreps, the new Cornell Brooks School Tech Policy Institute at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy will provide valuable opportunities for students and researchers.

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A.D. White Professors are named; fall visits announced

An acclaimed historian of the Caribbean and a multidisciplinary professor of the built environment have been appointed the newest A.D. White Professors-at-Large. Three full visits and three “mini” visits are planned for this semester.

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August Zambia conference celebrated “intellectual giant” Ndulo

The Institute for African Development (IAD), part of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, and the Southern African Institute for Policy and Research (SAIPAR) honored Muna Ndulo, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of International and Comparative Law, Cornell Law School, at an August conference celebrating his influence as a legal scholar, constitutional advisor, academic leader and expert in international law and development.

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McMurry makes bestselling chemistry text free in memory of son

Starting fall 2023, the 10th edition of McMurry’s Organic Chemistry will be available an open educational resource (OER) through OpenStax.

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Student’s research focuses on Indigenous agriculture system

The movement involves not only re-establishing heritage foods, but also bolstering the systems that sustain them: irrigation and land access, for instance.

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Sept. 16 webinar: New York at work

New York State Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon; Deputy Commissioner for Workforce Development Chris White and Associate Commissioner for Policy, Research and Strategy Yvonne Martinez will meet with ILR Senior Associate for Outreach and Sponsored Research Dean Ariel Avgar to discuss the 2022 report.

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Sobhani, industry partners win grant to 3D print for clean energy reactors

Assistant Professor Sadaf Sobhani is leading a $50,000 FuzeHub grant in partnership with ceramic 3D-printing company Lithoz America and energy startup Dimensional Energy to develop 3D-printed ceramics for clean energy reactors.

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