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High school programming prelim emphasizes learning

The third annual Cornell High School Programming Contest Warm Up, a virtual computer programming competition, was less a contest and more a chance for budding programmers to hone their skills.

$750K awarded for intercampus research

The Office of Academic Integration has awarded $750,000 in seed grants to 10 studies ranging from refugee health and legal rights, to a vaccine treating fentanyl addiction and overdose, to pancreatic cancer and antibiotic tolerance.

Women in tech program expanding to DC

Gender Equality in Tech (GET) Cities, led by Cornell Tech-based Break Through Tech and SecondMuse, in partnership with Melinda Gates’ Pivotal Ventures, has launched GET DC as its next city hub.

Weill Cornell adds graduate programs at Houston Methodist

In an expansion of its biomedical education curricula, Weill Cornell Medicine is launching an additional site for graduate programs at Houston Methodist for the 2021-22 academic year.

Antibiotic tolerance study paves way for new treatments

A new study identifies the mechanism for tolerance to penicillin and related antibiotics in bacteria, findings that could lead to new therapies that boost the effectiveness of these treatments.

New Cornell Tech course helping cities reboot

Finding innovative solutions for cities’ most pressing problems is a primary goal of the new Urban Tech Hub, part of the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech.

Study finds ‘Achilles’ heel’ of Crohn’s-linked bacteria

The discovery of an “Achilles’ heel” in a type of gut bacteria that causes intestinal inflammation in patients with Crohn’s disease may lead to more targeted therapies for the difficult-to-treat disease, researchers have found.

Architect Peter Robinson creates, protects Black spaces

The visiting critic discusses the importance of social design shaped by community partnerships, and a collaboration with AAP students and Black high schoolers in Brooklyn.

Weill Cornell researchers detect key flaw in brain modeling

A type of cell widely used for brain research and drug development may have been leading researchers astray for years, according to a study from scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University.