A team of chemists, including Cornell’s Paul Houston, has unveiled the mechanics involved in the interplay between sunlight and molecules known as “roaming reactions,” which could improve climate change modeling.
The Cornell Future Architect Award summer program for rising high school seniors, in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, recently concluded its fifth year with virtual programming due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cornell has secured a U.S. Department of Energy grant, expected to total about $7.2 million, which will fund exploratory research to help verify the feasibility of using a novel geothermal energy system to heat its campus buildings.
The campaign will reinforce the behaviors returning students, faculty and staff must practice to help prevent spread of COVID-19 this fall, including wearing face coverings, physical distancing and good hand hygiene.
Empower is a newly created, student-led initiative that serves to connect Black-owned businesses with undergraduate student volunteers who offer their time and talent in support of business operations or projects.
Harold A. Scheraga, the George W. and Grace L. Todd Professor Emeritus of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences, who had a profound impact shaping the understanding of protein structure, died Aug. 1 in Ithaca. He was 98.
The Cornell Student Behavioral Compact requires all students to abide by strict public health guidelines and participate in mandatory testing to help protect the campus and Tompkins County communities during the pandemic.