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From fashion to fertility: CCMR pairs NY startups with faculty

The Cornell Center for Materials Research is helping startup companies create new, innovative products by connecting them with university researchers while also boosting economic development in New York state.

Law clinic helps NYTimes win access to COVID-19 data on race

The Cornell Law School First Amendment Clinic, working on behalf of its client, The New York Times, helped secure the release by the Center for Disease Control of previously unseen data that provides the most detailed look yet at nearly 1.5 million American coronavirus patients.

Cornell social scientists honored for rural community impact

For their work addressing causes and consequences of demographic change in rural America, a team of Cornell sociologists and other rural scholars have earned the Excellence in Multistate Research Award.

Recorded on tour, singers bring Sierra’s music home

The Cornell University Glee Club and Chorus perform on a new CD of works composed by Roberto Sierra, the Old Dominion Foundation Professor in the Humanities.

Student groups come together to support black lives

Cornell undergraduates have formed a broad coalition of student organizations to amplify black voices on campus, and promote activism and education to fight explicit and implicit racism.

New Engaged Research Grants awarded to 14 partnerships

Fourteen teams of faculty and community partners have received Engaged Research Grants from the Office of Engagement Initiatives to increase undergraduate involvement in research.

NYC mayor appoints McComas to climate change panel

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Cornell’s Katherine McComas, Ph.D. ’00, to the New York City Panel on Climate Change on June 11.

Expanding precision medicine’s potential for humans, dogs

Researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine and the College of Veterinary Medicine are expanding the potential of precision medicine for canine and human patients, by studying a lymphoma that occurs in both people and dogs.

Summer practicum underway for first rural humanities cohort

Two undergraduate students and six graduate students began studies and projects June 2 as part of the first summer practicum in the Rural Humanities scholarly initiative funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.