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Milstein students spend summer producing, questioning, exploring

Students in the Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity spent eight weeks this summer exploring New York City and thinking deeply about the implications of technology.

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Study sheds new light on materials assembly in confinement

Researchers at Cornell used computer simulations to show how the assembly of a complex particle shape is affected when confined inside a spherical container. The findings offer scientists a new method for controlling the assembly structure of the resulting material.

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Are Costly New Prescription Drugs Worth the Price?

Some countries use a relatively straightforward cost-effectiveness analysis to decide whether to green light insurance coverage of prescription drugs. That can prevent new drugs from entering the market that would be highly sought after by patients who value costlier care.

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Researchers assess solutions to combat infectious disease, environmental threats

In a large-scale effort to reduce human infectious diseases and conserve human and animal life, researchers have collated and reviewed the evidence for 46 solutions that aim to advance the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. 

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Veterinary Educators Academy launches inaugural conference

The Cornell Veterinary Educators Academy held its inaugural conference, “Professions, Professionals and Professional Identity,” virtually Aug. 10 and 11.

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Moving in: Class of ’26 students bring life to fall semester

As the residence halls honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Hu Shih and Barbara McClintock opened, resident advisers handed these newest Cornellians their room keys – and their futures.

Circadian clocks play key role in fat cell growth

Disruption of the circadian clocks that keep the body and its cells entrained to the 24-hour day-night cycle plays a critical role in weight gain, according to a pair of studies by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.  

Study identifies gut bacteria that regulate cholesterol

A new study finds that certain species of bacteria in the gut interact with and help balance levels of dietary cholesterol by using it to create a molecule that plays important roles in human health.

Upon reflection, scientists evaluate Earth-cooling strategies

A group of international scientists led by Cornell is evaluating how the stratosphere could be made just a little bit brighter, reflecting more sunlight so that Earth maintains its cool.

ILR Welcomes Four to Faculty

The Human Resource Studies Department and the Labor Relations, Law, & History Department will each add two assistant professors.

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Cornell AAP announces new hires advancing collaborative scholarship and creative practice in social justice and equity

The College of Architecture, Art, and Planning is pleased to announce the appointment of eight new faculty members and two fellows who will together bring social justice and radical collaboration to the forefront of the college's efforts to build a more sustainable, just, and thriving world for all.

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White coat ceremony ushers in Class of 2026

On Aug. 16, the Class of 2026 received their short white coats during a Weill Cornell Medicine ceremony, officially marking the beginning of their medical educations.