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E-commerce startup Rosie secures $10M in financing

Rosie, a startup founded at Cornell that offers e-commerce solutions for independent grocers and wholesalers, raised $10 million in Series A financing led by Avenue Growth Partners, a Washington, D.C.-based investment firm.

NSF challenges Cornell to tame winter, natural disasters

In partnership with New York community groups, Cornell researchers are developing a hyperlocal weather forecasting system designed to help emergency response.  

CALS dean joins CCE podcast to talk leading through extension

Benjamin Houlton, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, shares his vision for the university’s land grant mission on Cornell Cooperative Extension’s latest “Extension Out Loud” podcast.

Essentials

New Cornell Tech course helping cities reboot

Finding innovative solutions for cities’ most pressing problems is a primary goal of the new Urban Tech Hub, part of the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech.

How human behavior is reshaping the world

As an environmental sociologist and professor of global development, Jack Zinda is analyzing global challenges surrounding relationships between human groups and environments from rural communities in China to metropolitan areas straddling the Hudson River in New York State. 

Around Cornell

Praxis Center and engineering startups grow together

Nearly two years after launching, the Praxis Center for Venture Development is reconfiguring its structure to reflect the growth of engineering startups at Cornell and their specialized needs.

Architect Peter Robinson creates, protects Black spaces

The visiting critic discusses the importance of social design shaped by community partnerships, and a collaboration with AAP students and Black high schoolers in Brooklyn.

New research grants support Ithaca-area communities

Cornell faculty and students are teaming up with community partners in Tompkins County to address opioid use, increase food security, build a greener construction industry and share stories of Ithaca’s Black history pioneers.

CCMR JumpStart program to fund two NYS companies

Two New York state companies have been chosen to participate this spring in the Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart Program, through which they will collaborate with faculty members to develop and improve their products.