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Séamus Davis, the James Gilbert White Distinguished Professor Emeritus of physics, has received a $1.6 million five-year grant renewal from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to continue his studies of quantum materials.

Despite great strides in modernizing physics labs, often by removing rigid structures to give students more independence, gender roles are still present in these spaces through imbalances in lab work.

Cornell Tech has announced a $1 million grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies to jumpstart its Public Interest Tech initiative. Aimed at developing the tools, systems, datasets, research and education needed to address significant public sector concerns.

The commercialization of a Cornell-created antimicrobial coating technology that keeps surfaces clean by extending the life of chlorine-based disinfectants – by days and even weeks – is being fast-tracked to determine how well it can combat COVID-19.

Tom Ruttledge, retired senior lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, in the College of Arts and Sciences, died May 19 in Ithaca. He was 55.

G. Peter Lepage, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Physics, and Thomas Pepinsky, professor of government, have received two of Cornell’s highest honors for faculty members.

Three seniors and leaders of the Society of Women Engineers’ student section at Cornell have co-authored “Wall of Wonder: Cornell Women Leading the Way in Science, Technology and Engineering,” a book that spotlights 27 alumnae and is set to publish in June.

Knowing what to study and having the necessary skills to succeed are students’ main course-related concerns in introductory STEM classes, according to a new study co-led by Cornell researchers.

Cornell’s Office of Engagement Initiatives celebrated students’ work from this academic year online at the Community Engagement Showcase 2020.