NYS can achieve 2050 carbon goals with Earth’s help

By delving into scientific and economic data, Cornell engineers have examined whether New York could achieve a statewide carbon-neutral economy by 2050. Their finding: Yes – and with five years to spare.

Architect Martin Miller: taming complexity with digital tools

Architect Martin Miller discusses computational design techniques from artificial intelligence to robotic fabrication, and the fast pace of working on projects in China, collaboration and creativity, and his advice to students.

Malinowska explores Haiti’s Polish heritage at the Hirshhorn

A film by sculptor Joanna Malinowska, showing virtually at the Hirshhorn Museum through Nov. 30, investigates the unusual, unexpected and sometimes bizarre ways in which people interpret their histories and construct identities.

Human Ecology’s ‘commons cubes’ create safe study spots

To help students find safe places to study on campus, the College of Human Ecology has created cozy, 7-foot-square cubes out of PVC pipe and plastic sheeting.

Cornell solicits ideas for naming three North Campus halls

Cornell will name two new North Campus residence halls to honor Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54 and Nobelist Toni Morrison, M.A. ’55. The university is asking for name ideas on the remaining three buildings.

Who is Don Greenberg, and why is he pixelated?

In five decades of teaching and research, Don Greenberg ’55 has won many prestigious computer graphics awards, while focusing on the skills architecture students need to keep pace.

Quad art installations make physical distancing more social

The collaborative outdoor installation “Cornell: Safely Together” aims to make COVID-19 physical distancing a little more social, with mown patterns and furniture on the Ag and Arts quads.

Grants fund community-engaged learning curricula

The Office of Engagement Initiatives recently awarded Engaged Curriculum Grants to 19 teams of faculty and community partners that are developing community-engaged learning courses, majors and minors across the university.

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.