From vaults to virtual classes, library archives enrich teaching

Archivists, curators and librarians are finding virtual ways to help faculty members teach, using gems from Cornell University Library’s rare collections, from medieval texts on parchment to punk show flyers.

Alum leads legal team for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine

Douglas Lankler, J.D. ’90, executive vice president and general counsel at Pfizer, has played a leading role in establishing Pfizer’s agreement with the U.S. government for 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Professor chases plastic all the way to Ultimate Hall of Fame

For more than two decades, Vivian Zayas '94, associate professor of psychology, chased Ultimate Frisbee from Cornell’s campus to international championships on the semi-pro club circuit, all the way to the Ultimate Hall of Fame, which inducted her in October. 

2020 in review: COVID-19 was the story

More than 300 stories or university statements that mentioned COVID-19 were posted on the Cornell Chronicle website in 2020; it was, without question, the story of the year. We look back at the past 12 months.

Inspired by his education, alumnus creates fast COVID-19 test

Alumnus Greg Galvin, the 2014 Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year and founder and CEO of Rheonix, is ramping up production of an automated, same-day test for the virus that causes COVID-19.

Law School women blazed new trails despite discrimination

In the 126 years since Mary Kennedy Brown became Cornell Law School’s first woman lawyer, the school’s women graduates have gone on to become trailblazers in law, business and education, despite persistent discrimination.

Architect Martin Miller: taming complexity with digital tools

Architect Martin Miller discusses computational design techniques from artificial intelligence to robotic fabrication, and the fast pace of working on projects in China, collaboration and creativity, and his advice to students.

Susan Daniel wields biomolecular weapons to fight COVID-19

Years before COVID-19 turned into a global pandemic, biomolecular engineer Susan Daniel was already looking for ways to defeat it. Now she’s expanding her coronavirus studies, blending engineering with virology and data science.

Students from across disciplines forge Cornell Blockchain

Undergrads from the School of Hotel Administration collaborated with students from a range of disciplines to create Cornell Blockchain, a club that aims to develop the next generation of blockchain leaders.