Talk to describe conserving centuries-old Chinese encyclopedia

The public will hear about the Library of Congress’ efforts to conserve and digitize 41 volumes of Chinese knowledge in its collection in a talk by curator Dan Paterson, at noon on Sept. 27, sponsored by Cornell University Library Conservation.

‘A better, more equitable future’: program advances diversity and materials science

During the past year, students and faculty at Cornell and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University have been partnering on a research project built around two shared goals: increasing diversity in the field of materials science and transforming the way the world generates and stores energy.

Dissident critics living in exile speak out on Sept. 23

Four dissident critics now living in exile in the United States will share their experiences at Dissidence: Exiled Writers on Resistance and Risk, a reading and reception on Friday, September 23.

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Yoga gear company wins entrepreneurship pitch contest

More than 200 students attended the Sept. 8 event in Collegetown.

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Law School portrait honors first Black graduate, Class of 1890

At age 36, George Washington Fields graduated as a member of the first class of Cornell Law School, the school’s first Black graduate and the only formerly enslaved person to graduate from Cornell.

Cornell awarded $15M to lead NSF I-Corps Hub

Cornell has been awarded a $15 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to lead a newly established Innovation Corps Hub that will support science and technology entrepreneurship in rural regions.

Afghan students – now Cornellians – look to future

Nine Afghan undergraduates from Bangladesh-based Asian University for Women, who fled their country after the Taliban took control in August 2021, have been admitted as Cornell students with full financial aid.

Student’s research focuses on Indigenous agriculture system

The movement involves not only re-establishing heritage foods, but also bolstering the systems that sustain them: irrigation and land access, for instance.

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Community read launches Society for the Humanities’ ‘Repair’ theme

Cornell’s Society for the Humanities will kick off its 2022-23 theme of “Repair” with a community read of “The Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫɁ People in the Cayuga Lake Region. A Brief History” by Kurt Jordan, associate professor of anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences.