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Six graduate students receive Wu Scholarships

Six graduate students were awarded 2021 Hsien and Daisy Yen Wu Scholarships. These scholarships recognize graduate students for their academic ability, performance and character as well as financial need.

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NYC urban design course technology recaptures humanity

Students in a new pilot course on Urban Design Strategies aim to improve livability of four NYC locations with the help of augmented- and virtual-reality.

Six grants support joint research in China through pandemic

The Cornell China Center has announced six new grant awards, totaling $140,000, to support research by Cornell faculty teams partnering with researchers in China.

Merrill Scholars thank educators who shaped Cornell journeys

In a virtual ceremony May 24, this year's 37 Merrill Presidential Scholars, who represent the top 1% of graduating seniors, recognized the high school teacher and university faculty or staff member who most influenced their academic development.

West Campus house professor reflects on immersive six years

When associate professor Steven Jackson’s six-year tenure as professor-dean of West Campus’ Keeton House ends this month, he will leave a different person from the one who moved in.

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Info sci student’s startup seeks to elevate Black businesses

For entrepreneurs of color, seed funding can be hard to come by. Anthonia Carter, a doctoral student in the field of information science, is addressing that problem with EGK Starters, which is helping people of color access the venture capital industry.

Virtual Game Design Showcase is May 25

Computer games designed by students in the Game Design Initiative at Cornell will be available for the public to try and critique at the annual Game Design Showcase, to be held virtually from 4-7 p.m. May 25.

Grant to accelerate AI materials discovery and design

Cornell is partnering in a $36 million grant from the Toyota Research Institute for its Accelerated Materials Design and Discovery  collaborative university research program, which seeks to use artificial intelligence to discover new materials that could help achieve emissions-free driving.

Mental health helplines need human-centered solutions

There’s a wide gap between how care was intended by those who support helplines and how that care was experienced in practice by those who need it most, according to new research from Cornell and Georgia Tech.