Nabokov celebrated for crossing arts/science boundaries

Campus and community members celebrated the environmental and literary legacies of former Cornell professor Vladimir Nabokov during events on campus March 14 and 15.

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Crypto, green hydrogen form ‘dynamic duo’ to thwart climate change

Cornell engineers say that pairing crypto mining – notable for consuming carbon-based fuel – with green hydrogen could provide for wider deployment of renewable energy, such as solar and wind power.

Enrollment now open for Summer Session 2024

Summer Session, part of Cornell’s School of Continuing Education, is open to Cornell students, students from other universities and adult learners who wish to earn up to 15 credits. 

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Insect-based food: sustainable, nutritious – but not religious

Eating flours, burgers and fitness bars made from crickets, mealworms or black soldier fly larvae could help feed a growing global population sustainably, but it might hit resistance from those who follow halal or kosher regulations.

Center for Technology Licensing program continues to fund early-stage Cornell lab innovations

Eight projects have been selected from the Fall 2023 application cycle to receive Ignite Innovation Acceleration grants. The grants are designed to help project teams pursue licensing, form startups, and forge industry collaborations.

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Computer model helps grape growers adapt to shorter winters

A new Cornell-developed computer model that estimates the temperatures that cause freeze damage in a dozen grape cultivars can help growers plan for the season when damage does occur.

Funding connects undergrads to sustainability research

Cornell Atkinson has announced four new projects to be funded through Summer Undergraduate Mentored Research Grants.

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Students from 29 campuses join forces for health hackathon

Teams addressed the weekend’s patient safety challenges related to medication, patient care, procedures/surgery, infection and diagnostic error.

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Citizen scientists’ ‘glass eel’ data helps protect Hudson River

The Hudson River Eel Project – which has netted, counted and released roughly 2 million juvenile eels since its inception in 2008 – owes its success to a cadre of nearly 1,000 high school, college and adult citizen scientists donating time and effort each spring along the Hudson River.