Five early-career faculty win Sloan Research Fellowships

Assistant professors Eshan Chattopadhyay, Debanjan Chowdhury, Andrew Musser, Angeline Pendergrass and Andrej Singer have won 2023 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

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Ober, materials scientists elected to National Academy of Engineering

Christopher K. Ober, professor of materials science and engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, among the highest professional distinctions for an engineer.

Cornell-led Team Selected for NSF's Convergence Accelerator

The project, dubbed AUGER (Accelerating Use of Geologically-driven Engineering & Reclamation), was awarded $739K of funding from NSF’s Convergence Accelerator to support translational research combining x-ray and hyperspectral imaging capabilities at CHESS with remote sensing techniques to link macroscale data with microscale mineral properties to create predictive mining insights.

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Pollack lauds staff, announces mid-year bonuses

Praising Cornell’s employees for the key role they play in the university’s success, President Martha E. Pollack announced bonuses for eligible staff members as she kicked off her annual Address to Staff, held Feb 6.

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First-person histories reframe the past

Enzo Traverso critiques a new trend in historical writing, in which historians place themselves in their books, framing their accounts of history as first-person investigations and revealing emotional ties to their subjects.

New Working at Cornell Website Launching in February

A new Working at Cornell (HR) website is launching on February 13 with a fresh, clean look and lots of user-friendly improvements and new features.

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A&S welcomes 10 new Klarman Fellows to expanded program

Ten exceptional early-career scholars will join the College of Arts and Sciences this year as recipients of Klarman Postdoctoral Fellowships, enabling them to pursue leading-edge research in the sciences, social sciences and humanities.

Twelve faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Twelve Cornell and Weill Cornell Medicine faculty members – six of whom are also Cornell alumni – have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

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Making a ‘big’ difference in youth lives

January is National Mentoring Month: Meet three Cornell staff members mentoring local youth through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ithaca and Tompkins County.

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