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Three Emerging Scholars to Lead New Research Partnerships

Cornell Atkinson has awarded three postdoctoral fellowships to researchers in wildlife conservation, freshwater ecology, and artificial intelligence.

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Residence hall names honor McClintock, Hu, Cayuga Nation

Cornell will honor Nobel Prize winner Barbara McClintock, renowned Chinese scholar Hu Shih and the Cayuga Nation with names for new North Campus residence hall buildings.

Cheaper, greener particle accelerators will speed innovation

A team of scientists at the Center for Bright Beams – a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center led by Cornell – are working on the next generation of superconducting materials.

Green hydrogen filling station fueled by Cornell research

Prompted by Cornell research, the Standard Hydrogen Corp. and National Grid announced plans March 11 to build the first hydrogen “energy station” of its kind in the nation.

Mary Nichols ’66 brings fresh air to Cornell Atkinson

Mary Nichols '66, environmental icon and former chair of the California Air Resources Board, will become a Visiting Senior Fellow at Cornell Atkinson.

Computational sustainability trailblazer honored

Carla P. Gomes, the Ronald and Antonia Nielsen Professor of Computing and Information Science, is the recipient of the 2021 Feigenbaum Prize, given by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.

Food supply chain app wins digital ag hackathon

An app that would maximize profit and minimize food spoilage and loss across the agriculture supply chain was named the grand prize winner in the third annual Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture Hackathon.

Gene discovery may help peaches tolerate climate stress

A team led by a Boyce Thompson Institute researcher has identified genes enabling peaches and their wild relatives to tolerate stressful conditions – findings that could help the domesticated peach adapt to climate change.

Atkinsons’ $30M gift to name multidisciplinary building

A $30 million commitment from David R. Atkinson ’60 and Patricia Atkinson will name a new multidisciplinary building on campus, intended to foster innovative and collaborative research in key university priority areas.

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