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Grant supports development of efficient offshore wind farms

A new interdisciplinary research project is designed to unlock the power of wind energy by optimizing the spacing between wind turbines and wind turbine arrays to maximize power production.

Kessler Fellows internships completed amid trying times

This year, the College of Engineering’s Kessler Fellows Program had to navigate summer internships amid a global pandemic, but the program’s staff was able to place all 13 students in summer programs.

Sustainable Landscapes Trail offers virtual tour

The 16 sites on Cornell’s Sustainable Landscapes Trail now can be explored virtually, in a new narrated video tour from Cornell Botanic Gardens.

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Smartphone data helps predict schizophrenia relapses

Passive data from smartphones – including movement, ambient sound and sleep patterns – can help predict episodes of schizophrenic relapse, according to new Cornell Tech research.

Input sought for revisions to Campus Code of Conduct

The University Assembly (UA) is requesting feedback from the Cornell community on proposed revisions to a new Student Code of Conduct. The deadline for submitting feedback is Nov. 17.

Ceres2030 offers path to ending world hunger within decade

Small-scale farmers see a path to solving global hunger over the next decade, thanks to a Cornell-hosted project that used artificial intelligence to cull ideas from more than 500,000 scientific research articles.

Faculty research university’s ties to Indigenous dispossession

A committee formed by the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program is exploring Cornell’s history as a land-grant institution and the nation’s dispossession of Indigenous peoples.

Endowment holds steady in FY 2020 despite pandemic

With long-term investments earning 1.9%, assets at the end of the fiscal year stood at $7.2 billion, slightly down from last year’s record total of $7.3 billion.

Scientists aim to broaden knowledge of volcanoes

A research team from Cornell’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences has received a $1.4 million grant from NASA to lead a study of how volcanic ash from past eruptions affected the Earth.

Earphone tracks facial expressions, even with a face mask

Cornell researchers have invented an earphone that can continuously track full facial expressions – and translate them into emojis or silent speech commands.

New grant fuels better nutrient management in vineyards

A $676,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture will help Cornell researchers, who are using high-resolution sensors to help vineyard growers identify nutrient deficiencies.

Global Cornell project seeks stories of race, racism

Race and Racism Across Borders is an opportunity for Cornell students and alumni to join a campus conversation about global experiences of race. The initiative is sponsored by Global Cornell.

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