Cornell to lead new semiconductor research center

Cornell is leading a new $34 million research center that will accelerate the creation of energy-efficient semiconductor materials and technologies, and develop revolutionary new approaches for microelectronics systems.

Seed grants foster collaboration across Cornell campuses

The funding will support preliminary disease-related research, in the latest in a series of efforts to create new opportunities for interdisciplinary research.

Multicollege department to bridge design and technology

Cornell has established the Department of Design Tech, a Radical Collaboration partnership between five colleges that seeks to enhance design and technology education and research across the university.

Library-lending partnership gets a reboot

Borrow Direct takes a giant leap forward with open-source software.

Around Cornell

$20M gift to boost innovation in health and technology

A $20 million gift from Andrew H. ’71 and Ann R. Tisch will foster engagement and collaboration between Cornell Tech and Weill Cornell Medicine, catalyzing new discoveries at the intersection of health and technology.

Fictional civilization leaves behind lasting legacy

Cornell University Library has acquired a trove of archival materials documenting the creation of “The Civilization of Llhuros,” a groundbreaking 1972 art exhibit that satirized the tropes of archaeology and anthropology to draw crucial connections between the past and the present, highlighting the challenges all societies face.

Cornell, global partners discuss the next ‘grand challenge’

More than 300 faculty, staff and students from Cornell and the new Cornell Global Hubs gathered Nov. 16-17 to discuss ideas for the next universitywide Global Grand Challenge.

Staff News

To prevent the next pandemic, restore wildlife habitats

Preserving and restoring natural habitats could prevent pathogens that originate in wildlife from spilling over into domesticated animals and humans, according to two new companion studies.

Local floodplain home buyouts can inform federal plans

Cornell researchers compared federal floodplain home buyout policies with regional programs, showing that local strategies may make these acquisitions more equitable and effective.