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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54 dies

Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54, whose legal career in the fight for women’s rights, equal rights and human dignity culminated with her ascent to the U.S. Supreme Court, died Sept. 18 in Washington, D.C. She was 87.

NSF to fund study on far-reaching algal bloom impacts

The NSF has awarded a $1.5 million grant for Cornell researchers to study the health dangers, changes in the lake food web and socioeconomic challenges when these algal blooms produce toxins.

Policing, incarceration examined in racism webinar debut

Four faculty experts kicked off the College of Arts and Sciences’ yearlong “Racism in America” webinar series with a Sept. 16 discussion about policing and incarceration.

University Counsel Madelyn Wessel to retire in 2021

University Counsel Madelyn F. Wessel has announced plans to retire from Cornell, effective at the end of June 2021. The university in the coming weeks will launch a national search to select a successor.

Cornell Promise helping students through troubling times

This spring, Cornell launched the Cornell Promise, a multi-faceted campaign aimed at bringing immediate financial aid relief to students who need additional resources to complete their Cornell education in troubling times.

Technique could enable better custom ceramic fabrication

A Cornell researcher is developing a technique for precise fabrication of porous ceramic materials, opening a new realm of possibilities for their application in industrial and biomedical products.

Cornell Leadership Sessions: back to green, cautiously

In the second video of the Cornell Leadership Sessions series, President Martha E. Pollack and Provost Michael Kotlikoff discuss the recent decline in cases on campus and lowering of the alert level, among other topics.

AAP faculty explore design innovation, resilience

Faculty from the College of Architecture, Art and Planning explored resilient architecture through technological innovation and from multiple perspectives at FABRICATE 2020, a four-day online conference.

United Way campaign gets extended kickoff

The Week of Caring, Sept. 21-25, will give community members additional time to support local food pantries and not-for-profit organizations that are seeing higher demand due to the impact COVID-19 has had on the community.

Anthology explores Asian American California through art

There isn’t one unified Asian American vision of California, argues Christine Bacareza Balance, associate professor of Performing and Media Arts, in “California Dreaming,” a multi-genre collection she co-edited.

Algorithm boosts efficiency, nutrition for food bank ops

Cornell systems engineers examined data from a busy New York state food bank and, using a new algorithm, found ways to better allocate food and elevate nutrition in the process.

Cornell to distribute $8.5M to students in need

Cornell is distributing $8.5 million to help eligible students with financial needs arising from the COVID-19 pandemic during the current academic year.