Wisner '16 shares expertise with entrepreneurial community

On Nov. 18, Stephanie Wisner '16 discussed her career path and new book, "Building Backwards to Biotech: The Power of Entrepreneurship to Drive Cutting Edge Science to Market," with Cornell's entrepreneurial community.

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Better digital tools could help immigrants access benefits

A Cornell research team identified barriers to immigrants’ use of online resources that could help them access health and legal benefits, and recommended solutions they incorporated into a new website, Rights for Health.

Mary Loeffelholz named School of Continuing Education dean

Mary Loeffelholz, former dean of the College of Professional Studies and a professor of English at Northeastern University, will serve as the next dean of the School of Continuing Education.

Freedom on the Move project inspires music performances

A Cornell-based database of “runaway ads” placed by enslavers in 18th- and 19th-century U.S. newspapers was the starting point for a new song cycle entitled “Songs in Flight” that will premiere Jan. 12 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Concord grape innovation awards highlight new opportunities

Six food and beverage producers from across New York took home shares of over $100,000 in prizes Friday at the first New York Concord Grape Innovation Awards, a business competition aimed at stimulating growth and innovation in the state’s Concord grape industry.

Cornell increases aid for all students with financial need

In 2023, Cornell will increase university grant aid for all undergrads who qualify for financial aid, thanks to the success of the “To Do the Greatest Good” campaign.

NIH funds antibiotic trial for HIV and emphysema

Weill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a five-year, $7.8 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to study whether the antibiotic doxycycline may slow the progression of emphysema in people living with well-controlled HIV.

ILR student spurs minimum wage hike back home

Casey Platkin ’26 advocated for a minimum wage increase in California’s San Mateo County, where thousands of low-wage workers will see bigger paychecks.

Multicollege department to bridge design and technology

Cornell has established the Department of Design Tech, a Radical Collaboration partnership between five colleges that seeks to enhance design and technology education and research across the university.