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Gensler family endows, names Cornell AAP NYC program

A $10 million gift to the College of Architecture, Art and Planning has been given to the college by a multi-generational Cornellian family to name and permanently fund its NYC program.

Initiative to employ AI in behavioral health monitoring

The new, collaborative Precision Behavioral Health Initiative aims to use both smart devices and artificial intelligence to help individuals, and their doctors, monitor and manage behavioral health.

ILR initiative bridging gap between legal system, employment

The Criminal Justice and Employment Initiative in November held the first two of four scheduled live online educational trainings for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Office of Second Chance Employment.

COVID-19 patient registry helping track disease’s evolution

A Cornell-led COVID-19 patient registry, organized by Weill Cornell Medicine, continues to be a source of medical insight into the workings of the novel coronavirus and treatment of infected patients.

Studies offer tips on lessening spaceflight-related risk

Space travel, illnesses like COVID-19 and climbing Mount Everest can trigger the body’s stress response systems in similar ways, according to new studies by Weill Cornell Medicine, space agencies and other investigators.

Grant to fund study of acoustics in turfgrass pest control

A team of Cornell scientists will use acoustic technology to develop efficient and affordable ways to manage soil-dwelling pests and their predators, thanks to a two-year grant from the USDA.

Sontag Foundation grants $1.2M for brain cancer research

Marcos Simoes-Costa in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, and Dan A. Landau with Weill Cornell Medicine have both been awarded $600,000 from the Sontag Foundation to advance their research into brain cancer.

Weill Cornell entrepreneurship symposium touts innovation

The fourth annual Weill Cornell Medicine Dean’s Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Academic Drug Development drew 125 attendees and served as an urgent reminder of the importance of biomedical innovation.

‘One Health’ a key focus of COVID-19 Summit

The “One Health” approach is perfectly suited to tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, the most serious public health crisis in recent history, Cornell researchers said during the university’s COVID-19 Summit, a virtual event held Nov. 4-5.