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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.

After examining many suns and planet surfaces, Cornell astronomers have developed an environmental color “decoder” to tease out climate clues for potentially habitable exoplanets in galaxies far away.

Students reflected on their learning experiences and future goals in community engagement as they completed a leadership certificate program this spring.

The Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source will partially restart operations in June to conduct research related to treatment of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Amid the challenges of shifting to virtual learning, students and faculty found opportunities for innovation, connection and intellectual growth. Here are snapshots of six courses that took creative approaches to their online formats.