Repairs to Flat Rock Bridge span two generations

The 1983 student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers designed and built Flat Rock Bridge. Now the current student chapter is renovating it with the help of faculty, staff, and community members.

Edward Wolf, first Cornell NanoScale Facility director, dies

Edward Dean Wolf, a pioneer in nanofabrication who joined Cornell in 1978 as the first director of what would become the Cornell Nanoscale Science and Technology Facility, died March 11 in Ithaca. He was 87.

Staff News

Former Costa Rica president: Love can change the world

Carlos Alvarado Quesada, former president of Costa Rica, spoke at the Bartels World Affairs Lecture on how he dealt with challenges related to democracy and the environment during his presidency from 2018 to 2022.

Veterinarian helper wins digital ag hackathon

The Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture Hackathon, an all-weekend event, drew 150 undergraduate and graduate students from most of Cornell’s schools and colleges to the College of Veterinary Medicine.

With care and NCAA bronze, Cornell wrestling caps historic season

A culture of caring and support launches Cornell wrestling to a third place finish at NCAAs, with two national champions and four All-Americans.

Startup Showcase in Silicon Valley to highlight innovation

Teams from eLab, Cornell’s student accelerator, and Cornell Tech’s Runway Startups program will pitch their ideas to the West Coast Cornell community at Cornell Silicon Valley Presents: Student Startup Showcase March 30 at the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco.

Sustainable Action lectures address flooding, environmental justice

Two lectures in April will explore sustainability research partnerships. Cornell Atkinson will host events on April 12 and April 25 to welcome EDF scientists and faculty partners to model successes and share challenges. 

Around Cornell

At 75, accelerator physics in Newman Lab still pushing limits

Accelerator physics has revealed hidden universes, from the Higgs boson to what can be seen on a CT scan – and much of that progress is thanks to work done in an unassuming building tucked away on Cornell’s North Campus: Newman Lab.

First known interstellar interloper resembles ‘dark comet’

Intensive study of Oumuamua after its 2017 detection helped astronomer Darryl Seligman find potential “dark comets” in our solar system – small bodies that look like asteroids but act like comets.