Students donate handmade canoe to Haudenosaunee youth

On May 7, Cornell students presented a handmade canoe to Hickory Edwards, Onondaga Nation Turtle Clan member and founder of the Haudenosaunee Canoe Journey, a program that guides Indigenous youth through ancestral waterways in upstate New York. 

Upstate 2.0 wins $1M NSF award to transform economy

A $1M award will support Upstate 2.0, which aims to grow the regional economy in upstate New York while helping to realize the state and nation’s goal of a net-zero carbon economy.

Norman Potter, ‘Food Science’ author, dies at 96

Norman Potter ’50, an award-winning teacher and mentor who wrote the foundational textbook “Food Science,” died March 6 in Lexington, Kentucky. A professor emeritus of food science, Potter was 96.

I, robot: Remote proxy collaborates on your behalf

Cornell researchers have developed a robot called ReMotion that occupies physical space on a remote user’s behalf, automatically mirroring the user’s movements in real time and conveying key body language that is lost in standard virtual environments.

Technology showcase returns with a BOOM

Bits On Our Minds technology showcase, held April 27 in the Duffield Hall atrium, featured cutting-edge technology projects from across the university.

Prioritize space to dream, OADI alumna tells diverse students

An enthusiastic audience of 100 Cornellians celebrated academic achievements and community at the Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives’ annual Honors Award Ceremony on May 5.

Two from Cornell named HHMI Freeman Hrabowski Scholars

Two Cornell faculty members have been named Freeman Hrabowski Scholars by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, in recognition of their potential to become leaders in their research fields and to create diverse and inclusive lab environments.

Hospital-at-home programs lack standards, accountability

More research and oversight are needed before making permanent a pandemic policy that allows hospitals to treat acutely ill patients in their homes, according to new Cornell research.

Commercialization Fellows assess innovations’ potential

Mehrnaz Sabet, Mokshin Suri and Ruben Trujillo make up the latest cohort of the Cornell Engineering Commercialization Fellowship, a program that helps researchers evaluate their technology through a business lens.

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