$13.5M gift to Human Ecology supports design across disciplines

The College of Human Ecology has received a $13.5 million gift commitment to support cross-college design research and collaboration across disciplines.

Tattoo artist bridges design with 3-D technology

Joe George was the artist-in-residence this summer in the Hybrid Body Lab, where Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao combines digital technology, fashion design and body art to invent beautiful, functional computer interfaces that people can wear on their skin.

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Student interns help plan future of 4-H camp

Through the Cornell Cooperative Extension Summer Internship Program, three urban and regional planning undergrads have created a land-use plan to help a 4-H camp develop an 85-acre tract near Canandaigua.

Rachel Dunifon reappointed dean of College of Human Ecology

Rachel Dunifon has been appointed to a second term as the Rebecca Q. and James C. Morgan Dean of the College of Human Ecology, Provost Michael I. Kotlikoff announced Sept. 26.

Digitization program calls for proposals

Interested in creating lasting digital collections? The library invites expressions of interest by Oct. 1; with full proposals due Nov. 1.

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Cornell-EDF projects to study extreme urban heat, ag sustainability

The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability launches two new research partnerships with EDF. 

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National Mall installation invites public to ‘let freedom ring’

An interactive bell tower designed by Paul Ramírez Jonas is one of six artworks featured in “Beyond Granite: Pulling Together,” which aims to create a more inclusive commemorative landscape on the mall.

Library expands video streaming resources 

From Hollywood blockbusters to independent films, visual resources are just a couple of clicks away for Cornell students, faculty, and staff.

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Throwing shade: Model maps NYC street trees’ cooling benefits

Tree Folio NYC creates a high-resolution “digital twin” of New York City’s urban canopy, simulating how local conditions influence shading that is important to mitigating climate change and heat island effects.