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A new blog from Cornell Engineering, the ELI edublog, offers a window into how the college is enacting evidence-based, student-centered practices to support hundreds of undergraduates.

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Cornell Atkinson has awarded seven Academic Venture Fund seed grants, totaling $1.1 million, for projects that engage faculty from eight Cornell colleges and 16 academic departments.

Tudorita Tumbar, professor of molecular biology and genetics, has received a Humboldt Research Award in recognition of academic excellence in molecular biology.

New research shows that in U.S. higher education, women are more likely than men to enter and complete college, but they are less likely to earn degrees in STEM fields.

A Cornell-led collaboration is flipping the switch on traditional synthetic chemistry by using electricity to drive a new chemical reaction that previously stumped chemists.

After being defunded by a company with rights to its intellectual property, development of a pediatric heart-assist device has been revived at Cornell with the help of a $4.7 million defense department grant.

Cornell has announced its 2020 cohort of Commercialization Fellows, who will spend a fully funded summer and semester exploring market viability for new technologies, including novel robots and a vaccine delivery system.

A Cornell team developed a new imaging technique that is fast and sensitive enough to observe critical spin fluctuations – which are highly correlated electron spin patterns – in two-dimensional magnets.

Cornell has earned a platinum sustainability rating – the top status – from an international group that tracks environmental stewardship for over 1,000 college campuses.