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Graduate student grants fund community-engaged projects

Engaged Graduate Student Grants will support 21 Cornell doctoral students and their community partners researching a range of topics. 

Two Cornell-related teams chosen as ‘Reimagine the Canals’ finalists

Two Cornell teams are finalists in the Reimagine the Canals competition, a $2.5 million New York state contest that aspires to return the 200-year-old Erie Canal into an economic catalyst and tourism hotspot.

3D printed telegraph matches Cornell’s original, down to the screws

A reproduction of the Cornell's 1844 telegraph took 10 straight days to 3D print in Mann Library.

How they roll: Architecture faculty create winning design

Movable outdoor seating made of 3D-printed concrete, designed by visiting critic Leslie Lok and assistant professor of architecture Sasa Zivkovic, will be installed at Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens this summer as the winning design in a public sculpture competition.

Seniors aim to artfully dodge Texas storm swells

Cornell landscape architecture seniors are working side by side with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to integrate ecology and engineering performance to protect Galveston Bay in Texas.

Seminar examines historical, societal impact of guns

The seminar Guns: Myth and Manufacture explored the historical impact of firearms and connections between weaponry and architectural design including the use of interchangeable components.

Cornell students coach composting in Washington

Nine members of the Cornell University Sustainability Design student group spent Earth Day weekend at Smithsonian facilities in Washington, D.C., dispensing a green education to the public.

Faculty Profiles: Spring 2018

Faculty Spotlight: Kirstin Petersen: Engineering robot collectives that mimic social insects; Nicholas Klein: Transportation planning as social mobility;Hector Aguilar-Carreno: The microscopic fight against a deadly trojan horse and Ludmilla Aristilde: Transformative scientist.

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Student team wins urban design competition

A multidisciplinary team from Cornell won the $50,000 first prize in the annual Urban Land Institute Gerald D. Hines Student Competition, for urban design and development scenarios to revive neighborhoods in Toronto.