Gates grant seeds Cornell Alliance for Science $10M campaign

The Cornell Alliance for Science is launching a “$10M by 2020” campaign, seeded with a $6.4 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

New study reveals flower color, fragrance coordination

It’s possible to predict the fragrance of a flower by looking at its color, according to a study of species on the Greek island of Lesbos that included Cornell professor Robert Raguso.

Bulletin stories touch on change and adaptation

Stories in the fall 2017 issue of the Southeast Asia Program Bulletin touch on change and adaptation. 

Essentials

Freshman’s company uses big data to improve cancer diagnoses

Freshman Abu Qader is running a company, GliaLab, which is developing software that can improve the accuracy of breast cancer diagnoses, especially in developing countries.

Pollack issues statement responding to White House rescission of DACA program

President Martha E. Pollack sent a message to the Cornell community Sept. 5, following the Trump administration announcement that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is being rescinded.

New engaged learning curriculum offers gateway to the world

The Department of Anthropology’s new Global Gateways course sequence will give students the opportunity to prepare for, and make the most of, Cornell’s off-campus opportunities.

New initiative bridges plant breeding digital divide

The Open-source Breeding Informatics Initiative is helping bring cutting-edge crop breeding tools to breeders in developing countries.

‘Building Sustainable Communities’ forum is Sept. 28-29

Cornell’s Community and Regional Development Institute (CaRDI) hosts “Building Sustainable Communities: Global Forces, Local Focus,” Sept. 28-29 on campus to help communities become more sustainable.

Language Resource Center opens in Stimson Hall

After 25 years in Noyes Lodge, the Language Resource Center has a new mission and a new space on the ground floor of Stimson Hall.