Students design robot to collect microplastics from beaches

The robot’s layered filtration system will gather tiny bits of plastic the size of a sesame seed and smaller, which contaminate ecosystems and damage human and animal health.

Cornell receives national voting recogniton

Cornell has been recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge as a 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting in recognition of the university’s efforts to increase student voter participation.

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Global Public Voices fellows to speak out on democratic threats

This year’s 27 Global Public Voices fellows from the Einaudi Center will engage with national and international news media to make their voices heard on conditions and current events that threaten democratic institutions worldwide.

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Bringing parity, equity to the court and the boardroom

Cornell alumni with backgrounds in sports and business shared thoughts on diversity, equity and inclusion during a Nov. 10 event in New York City.

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‘Everything changed’: reuniting families fractured by opioids

Cornell researchers and parent educators are identifying how the opioid crisis has ravaged New York state families and the solutions that help parents and children reunify.

Cornell gives used furniture new life, helps those in need

Since 2018, Denise Hubbard, inventory coordinator for Student and Campus Life, has arranged for the donation of 6,650 items, mostly to local nonprofits, in an effort to reduce waste and help those in need.

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SkinKit offers versatile, wearable on-skin computing

Members of Cornell’s Hybrid Body Lab have come up with a reliable on-skin computing interface that’s easy to attach and detach, and can be used for a variety of purposes – from health monitoring to fashion.

Experts will offer day-after election analysis

Tracy Mitrano JD '95 will be the moderator of a panel discussion on the 2022 midterm elections, held the day after the voting at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy. The in-person event features three prominent Cornell political scientists. 

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Students get out the vote, on campus and across the state

For the first time, nearly all Cornell students who live on campus will be able to vote on campus in a general election, thanks in part to the advocacy of the student group Cornell Votes.