Skip to main content

‘The best at their best’: Veterinarians, elite dogs at Westminster

For the third year in a row, veterinarians from the College of Veterinary Medicine provided on-site care for the most elite dogs in the world, at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, June 12-13.

Four teams win big in Cornell Tech startup contest

Cornell Tech awarded four student startup companies with pre-seed funding worth up to $100,000 in its eighth annual Startup Awards competition, announced at Cornell Tech’s virtual Open Studio, held May 26.

COVID-19 takes the life of a Harlem veterinarian

Dr. Julie Butler, D.V.M. ’83, cared for Harlem and its pets for 30 years. Her death due to COVID-19 inspired the College of Veterinary Medicine to establish a scholarship in her name.

Asylum clinic wins release for Cuban doctor detained by ICE

Dr. Merlys Rodriguez Hernandez, fleeing prosecution in Cuba, was held for six months in an Arizona detention center, where she contracted COVID-19.

NYC urban design course technology recaptures humanity

Students in a new pilot course on Urban Design Strategies aim to improve livability of four NYC locations with the help of augmented- and virtual-reality.

Weill Cornell study: New species are all around us

About 12,000 bacteria and viruses collected in a sampling from public transit systems and hospitals around the world from 2015 to 2017 had never before been identified, according to a study led by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.

Celebrated architect Art Gensler ’58 dies at 85

Arthur Gensler Jr., B.Arch. ’58, a global architect, entrepreneur and founder of a practice that became one of the largest, most successful firms in the industry, died May 10.

Grants to improve access to care for NYC blood cancer patients

A Weill Cornell Medicine research team will receive $1.3 million over five years to address socioeconomic and racial disparities and increase access to clinical trials for underserved patients with blood cancers living in Brooklyn and Queens.

Study reveals a cause of heart damage in COVID-19 patients

In the study, researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and their colleagues also identified new potential treatments for COVID-19 patients and described a model for drug screening.