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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.

Hold still, big cat: Vaccination could save Siberian tigers

New research out of the College of Veterinary Medicine has revealed that vaccination of endangered Siberian tigers is the only practical strategy to protect these big cats from potentially deadly canine distemper virus.

Cornell tool connects farmers to Walmart climate goals

Working with Walmart Inc., researchers in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have developed an online greenhouse gas emissions accounting tool, FAST-GHG, to help quantify these emissions in crop production.

Doctoral student contributes to global ocean-predator study

Olivia Graham joined five-dozen scientists on four continents to create a marine biology first: a global map to show where the ocean’s mid-sized predators are most active in a climate-changing world.

Students find academic home in Study Away

Global Cornell’s Study Away program, a residential option for international students who faced COVID-19 visa or travel issues that prevented them from returning to Ithaca, has been extended into the spring 2021 semester.

The gift of clean air: Cornellian donates purifiers to Statler

Phil Yuen ’00 and his company, Aurabeat Technology, has donated 30 of the company’s air purification units to the Statler Hotel, which has been used to house students in isolation because of COVID-19.

Malinowska explores Haiti’s Polish heritage at the Hirshhorn

A film by sculptor Joanna Malinowska, showing virtually at the Hirshhorn Museum through Nov. 30, investigates the unusual, unexpected and sometimes bizarre ways in which people interpret their histories and construct identities.

Food safety lab grants $2.9M for new global projects

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Safety has announced $2.9 million in grants for research projects to improve food safety and prevent foodborne illness in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kenya and Senegal.

Global Cornell hosts International Education Week, Nov. 16-20

Global Cornell will lead Cornell’s participation in International Education Week, a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. This year’s events will be held virtually, Nov. 16–20.