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Academic Integration efforts lead to $33M in grants

Seed grants and symposia based on themes from the Office of Academic Integration have bridged researchers from the Ithaca and New York campuses and have brought a high return on investment to Cornell. 

Four Faculty Awarded with Endowed Professorships

The endowed professorships will fund ground-breaking research in the areas of psychology and human development, fiber science and apparel design, and nutritional sciences.

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Grad student is breath of fresh air for C2C filtration project

The Cornell Campus-to-Campus buses have resumed service thanks to a new air filtration system that was designed, built and installed by a team of faculty and staff, and at the center of the collaboration, a master’s student who decided to do something challenging with his summer break.

Weill Cornell awarded $28.5M grant to lead HIV cure research

The grant will fund a Weill Cornell Medicine-based program known as REACH: Research Enterprise to Advance a Cure for HIV, which was formed in late 2020.

Fructose contributes to obesity by changing cells

Eating fructose appears to alter cells in the digestive tract in a way that enables them to take in more nutrients, according to a preclinical study at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian.

First-year medical students don white coats in historic year

Members of the Weill Cornell Medical College Class of 2025 received their white coats Aug. 20, kicking off their medical educations.    

Students’ project expands mental health information in NJ

Two Cornell undergrads are helping people in their hometown access mental health care for their children and leading teen groups in conversation.

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More than 10% of older adults at risk of elder abuse

A study involving researchers from the College of Human Ecology and Weill Cornell Medicine estimates the incidence of elder mistreatment in New York state and advances understanding of key risk factors.

Brain wiring linked to age, sex and cognition

The degree to which the brain’s wiring aligns with its patterns of activity can vary with sex and age, and may be genetic, suggests a Weill Cornell Medicine-led study, which also finds that this alignment may have implications on cognition.