Get off my awn: Cornell Weed Team to compete in Ontario

For the students on the Cornell Weed Team, who face endless marijuana wisecracks from nonscientists, competing in the Northeastern Weed Science Society’s tournament in Guelph is no joke.

“Startup Cornell” podcast features one-year anniversary special

Hear speakers from the podcast's first year share their top tips.

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Collaboration will advance cardiac health through AI

A three-year, $15 million partnership between Cornell and NewYork-Presbyterian will employ artificial intelligence to help improve outcomes for people with cardiovascular disease.

Former prison students celebrate college degrees

In a July 10 ceremony at the Statler Hotel, the Cornell Prison Education Program honored graduates released since the start of the pandemic, which curtailed prison-based commencements.

Smart thermostats inadvertently strain electric power grids

Smart thermostats may be falling into a dumb trap. While these devices save homeowners money, Cornell engineers found they may be prompting unintentional energy spikes on the grid.

CALS professor turns yogurt byproduct into hard seltzer biz

The brand is a triple threat: it’s an alcoholic beverage with a better nutritional profile, it’s made from material that would otherwise go to waste – and it could eventually act as a model for dairy farmers looking for additional revenue.

Rochester lawyer receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

Fernando Santiago ’86 was recognized for his service in Monroe County, where he leads several nonprofits that assist people in need of food, housing, training and other support.

Curbing hunger: Students build inventive outdoor food pantry

Social justice and engineering blend beautifully. Last semester, Cornell students built a trailblazing food-sharing pantry to take an edge off chronic hunger among local residents.

Timing is everything for weed management

Farmers can tailor their efforts to control weeds more effectively by pinpointing when a particular weed will emerge, according to a new Cornell study.