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Pollack receives Cassini model as inauguration gift

President Martha E. Pollack was presented with a model of Cassini on Feb. 16, commemorating three decades of Cornell participation in Cassini’s historic mission.

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Faculty team wins NYC sustainable design competition

A collaborative exhibition project created by four faculty members featuring reused grain silos will be installed on Governors Island in New York City this summer.

Mann Award winner searches for HIV's Achilles' heel

Yi Wen, a fifth-year doctoral student in the field of biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, won the 2018 Harry and Samuel Mann Outstanding Graduate Student Award.

Team wins international competition merging fashion, science and technology

Three graduate students won an award for their garment concepts using technology geared toward the fitness and gaming communities.

Fors, Sridharan, Suntivich win Sloan fellowships

Brett Fors, Karthik Sridharan and Jin Suntivich have been awarded Sloan Foundation fellowships, which support early-career researchers and education related to science, technology and economic performance.

Chemist Coates wins prize for best Science paper

Chemist Geoffrey W. Coates has received the 2017 Newcomb Cleveland Prize for the best paper published in Science.

Smart herbs, weather app among Engineering Innovation winners

Thirty-three teams entered the Cornell Engineering Innovation Award Competition; prizes were awarded in three categories.

New grad housing is living lab for heat pump study

At the Maplewood Apartments project, now under construction, Cornell engineering students will deploy heat-pump monitors to study the system viability in a severe winter climate.

Cryogenic microscopy reveals atomic shifts of a manganite

Using scanning transmission electron microscopy at minus-180 degrees, a group led by assistant physics professor Lena Kourkoutis gained insights into how charge order evolves in a manganite.