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Bob Buhrman, former vice provost for research, dies at 75

Applied physicist Bob Buhrman, M.S. ’69, Ph.D. ’73, Cornell’s second senior vice provost for research, died April 13 in Rochester. He was 75.

Twelve assistant professors win NSF early-career awards

Twelve Cornell assistant professors from a range of disciplines have recently received five-year National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Awards.

Business Impact Symposium examines industry sustainability

The annual business symposium examines climate change resilience, community revitalization, social justice and reducing the clothing industry’s large carbon footprint.

Teaching assistant award winners encourage new perspectives on learning

The Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI) has selected doctoral students Giulia Andreoni and Vasilis Charisopoulos as recipients of the 2020-2021 Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.

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Space Tech Industry Day a convergence of research, business

Scientists, technologists and businesses will show how space will be explored in the years to come during the inaugural Space Tech Industry Day, a virtual symposium hosted by Cornell on April 23.

Elusive particle may point to undiscovered physics

Cornell researchers played a key role in an international collaboration that measured the magnetic field of the elusive subatomic particle known as the muon. Their findings provide strong evidence of an undiscovered type of fundamental physics.

Helicopter to attempt first trip on Mars surface

The drone-like device “Ingenuity” will face the challenge of flying in an atmosphere only 1% as dense as the Earth’s surface, says Rob Sullivan, a member of the Mars 2020 mission.

From Cornell to NASA to an icy moon of Jupiter

Laura Jones-Wilson, M.S. ’10, Ph.D. ’12, learned the term ‘aerospace engineer’ from watching ‘Star Trek’ episodes. With a Cornell education, she has landed her dream job at NASA.

Aluminum-anode batteries offer sustainable alternative

Cornell researchers are using low-cost aluminum to create a rechargeable battery that is safer, less expensive and more sustainable than lithium-ion batteries.