Ukrainian veterinary student looks homeward

Maryna Mullerman, a first-year veterinary student, left Ukraine on her own at age 15 to pursue her education in the U.S. Cornell had always been her dream school, she says.

Glass blower crafts intricate creations for Cornell scientists

Karl Termini designs, creates and repairs unique scientific glassware, saving departments time and money and ensuring researchers get exactly the equipment they need.

New 3D body-mapping tech helps consumers, the environment

The technology, developed in the Department of Human Centered Design, aims to improve the fit and design of clothing and increase the sustainability of online shopping.

Unbuild better: a Collegetown case study in deconstruction

A project led by Felix Heisel and community partners is investigating deconstruction’s potential as a more sustainable alternative to building demolition, a source of significant waste that contributes to climate change.

Fellowship honors Cornell’s first Black doctorate, Ph.D. 1921

Thomas Wyatt Turner, Ph.D. 1921, was the first Black person at Cornell to earn a doctorate and the first Black person in the nation to earn a doctorate in botany. He was also a pioneer in the civil rights movement.

Bioreactors harness bacteria to treat farm runoff

Fertilizer runoff is a significant source of water pollution. Matthew Reid looks to woodchip bioreactors modeled on nature to solve the problem.

Around Cornell

A Collegetown mural memorializes loved ones lost to illness

Yerkezhan Abuova ’23 memorialized her grandmothers in a Collegetown mural, painting them surrounded by animals, tulips and waterlilies. She hopes it will comfort viewers who grieve.

Afghan women scholars find safe haven at Cornell

The nine undergrads will be arriving on campus through December, thanks to robust international and cross-campus collaborations. Cornell has pledged support until they graduate.

A 'freedom church' unearths its Underground Railroad history

Cornell researchers and students are collaborating with community members to shed light on the role St. James A.M.E. Zion Church played in the abolitionist movement of the 1800s.