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New book chronicles complexities of Roman storage

Classics professor Astrid van Oyen's new book is an archaeological study of Roman socio-economics, and how storage could make or break farmers and empires alike in the pre-industrial world.

Cornell earns STARS platinum sustainability rating

Cornell has earned a platinum sustainability rating – the top status – from an international group that tracks environmental stewardship for over 1,000 college campuses.

Steep NYC traffic toll would reduce gridlock, pollution

Cornell and the City College of New York research shows that by creating steep tolls for cars to enter Manhattan, traffic congestion and greenhouse gas emissions could be reduced.

Students seize sun’s blaze to wring out its power in contest

A team of Cornell students found an artful way to snare the sun’s energy and optimize it for the U.S. Department of Energy’s inaugural Solar District Cup collegiate design competition.

Augmented reality can improve online shopping, study finds

An augmented reality tool used during online shopping, which allows users to see the garment on themselves, makes people more likely to want to purchase it, according to new Cornell-led research.

Students, faculty make art in the time of coronavirus

Faculty and students have responded to the global COVID-19 pandemic with a variety of creative work, from poetry and drawing to sonic collage.

Online showcase celebrates students’ community engagement

Cornell’s Office of Engagement Initiatives celebrated students’ work from this academic year online at the Community Engagement Showcase 2020.

Six stories of six weeks of virtual learning

Amid the challenges of shifting to virtual learning, students and faculty found opportunities for innovation, connection and intellectual growth. Here are snapshots of six courses that took creative approaches to their online formats.

Henni honored by Society of Architectural Historians

Samia Henni, assistant professor in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, has received the 2020 Spiro Kostof Book Award from the Society of Architectural Historians.