Forklift Learning Studio elevates active learning for engineers

A new Forklift Learning Studio at Cornell will be used to elevate engineering education, turning the vehicles into interactive tools for studying thermofluids, modeling structural mechanics, and experimenting with control dynamics.

Student-librarian partnership makes history

Throughout the spring semester, the inaugural RAD Public History Fellows have been digging deep into library archives and bringing their discoveries to light in creative ways – from social media posts to displays of artifacts and tours of library exhibits.

$10M gift to A&S boosts College Scholar Program, scholarships

The gift will designate the College Scholar Program as the Robert S. Harrison College Scholar Program, expanding support and funding for student research and summer experiences, creating new connections to Cornell’s New York City campuses and increasing scholarship funds available to undergraduates in A&S.

eLab students deliver pitches at Demo Day

Teams of student entrepreneurs unveiled their startup plans April 28 as part of Cornell’s annual Entrepreneurship Celebration.

A&S chooses first Nexus Scholars for summer research

As the first class of Nexus Scholars, funded entirely through philanthropy, 50 undergrads in the College of Arts and Sciences will take part in paid research projects in Ithaca this summer with faculty from throughout the college.

New Regional Bird Guides Simplify Identification

There’s a brand-new series of seven field guides to help people learn about the birds found in their region of the United States and Canada. The All About Birds Regional Field-Guide Series is built upon information from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's All About Birds website, used by more than 20 million people each year.  

Around Cornell

Fashion show’s digital ‘model’ will promote fundraising NFT

Lior Cole ’23 will enter a non-fungible token in this weekend’s Cornell Fashion Collective Spring Runway Show. The NFT, to be auctioned off as a fundraiser, will be the first digital “model” in the 38-year history of the CFC spring show.

Five students receive SUNY Chancellor’s Awards

A diverse group of students and recent graduates representing Cornell’s four contract colleges have been selected to receive the 2022 State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.

Privatization, poverty threaten water affordability

An analysis of the 500 largest city water systems in the U.S. found private ownership contributed to significantly higher water bills and lower affordability for low-income households.