Summit on democracy features high-level insight, surprising survey results

To address the fragility of American democracy, the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy is bringing together influential political leaders, policymakers and experts for a May 24 summit.

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Applications open for $3M Grow-NY competition

In its four years, the competition has received applications and interest from more than 1,000 businesses in 32 states and 37 countries. In all, 59 finalists have been selected to date, with 21 winners sharing $9 million in startup funding.

CHESS celebrates 75 years of synchrotron light

Researchers at CHESS examine proteins that reveal new ways to fight cancer, battery cells that enable a charge far beyond current capabilities and structural materials that enable space travel to improve with lightweight, yet more structurally sound components.

Pump heralds a fossil fuel-free future at child care center

So long, natural gas heat: Let the Earth warm little fingers and toes. Building a new, environmentally friendly heating and cooling system at the Cornell Child Care Center will start in late summer.

WHO collaborating center supports global nutrition research

The World Health Organization has selected the Division of Nutritional Sciences to lead systematic reviews and training supporting the development of WHO guidelines and research networks.

The Administrative Management Institute returns to Cornell this summer

The Administrative Management Institute (AMI), one of the country’s top professional development opportunities in higher education, will be back on campus this summer after a two-year hiatus.

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Staff, faculty win SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence

Sixteen faculty and professional staff members in Cornell’s four state contract colleges have been selected for the 2021-22 State University of New York Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

New Frontier Grants push boundaries in A&S research

The College of Arts and Sciences awarded $1.25 million in grants to faculty members pursuing critical developments in areas ranging from quantum materials to sustainable technologies.

Same-race friends help teens connect to school

New Cornell psychology research highlights the power of peers to influence adolescents’ sense of belonging in diverse schools.