Cornell-led team among DOE’s lithium-extraction finalists

A team led by Greeshma Gadikota from the College of Engineering was named a finalist for a national prize to domestically extract lithium – an essential ingredient for a greening world.

Coates wins 2022 Eni Award for environmental solutions in chemistry

An international honor recognizes Geoff Coates for innovations in sustainable plastics.

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Chasing carbon from trees to soils

Four undergraduates are working with a professor this summer to research how forests cycle and store carbon and nutrients in trees, microbes, and soil, and how these processes respond to changes in climate, air pollution and disturbances. 

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Harrison College Scholars explore politics, wellness, environment in summer work

From Ithaca to Hawaii to Ecuador, students in the Robert S. Harrison College Scholars Program in the College of Arts & Sciences took advantage of the summer as a time to explore their research interests.

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Two Cornell alumni named Schmidt Science Fellows

Xiangkun (Elvis) Cao, Ph.D. ’21, and Berit H. Goodge, Ph.D. ’22, were selected as 2022 Schmidt Science Fellows. As fellows, they will take on postdoctoral placements focused on collaborative, interdisciplinary research.

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Thurston Hall addition to modernize the Engineering Quad

The $40 million, four-story addition will add 30,000 square feet and transform the stone and brick façade, originally built in 1951, into a contemporary glass and metallic exterior.

High school students and adults can study part-time at Cornell University this fall

Students and lifelong learners are invited to explore a new interest, enhance their resume or strengthen their professional skills through Cornell’s Fall Part-Time Study Program, which runs Aug. 22 – Dec. 17, 2022. Registration for most students begins August 1.

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O’Rourke honored for infrastructure work around the globe

Professor emeritus Thomas O’Rourke was honored July 14 with the inaugural Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy Award for his research, teaching, and consulting services to more than 140 projects in 13 countries.

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After losing loved one, Nowicki family crowdfunds for cancer research

After losing his mother to breast cancer, Ryan Nowicki '16 crowdfunded for a novel cancer treatment that had once piqued the interest of his mother at Cornell.

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