CALS junior earns national award for addressing social change

Christina Ochoa, who advocates for incarcerated people serving life sentences in New York state through the Cornell University Parole Initiative, earned the Newman Civic Fellowship for her dedication to transforming systemic injustice in prisons and parole policies.

Ukrainian veterinary student looks homeward

Maryna Mullerman, a first-year veterinary student, left Ukraine on her own at age 15 to pursue her education in the U.S. Cornell had always been her dream school, she says.

Student muralist explores public art, policy link

Junior Nate Reilly jumpstarts his own artistic career while working to enhance the arts from a systemic and policy-oriented lens as a participant in the Cornell in Washington program.

Cornell Bowers CIS hits milestone 2,000 majors

For the first time in its 23-year history, the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science has more than 2,000 undergraduate majors within its three departments – the latest milestone amid a sixfold growth in enrollment over the last decade.

Big Red Icon aims to unite, celebrate student musicians

Big Red Icon is a competition for student bands from across the university that is designed to help rebuild, uplift and connect musicians from all musical traditions. Winners will be given an opportunity to perform at Slope Day Events.

Robot photographer has eye for aesthetics

A team from Cornell Bowers CIS has developed AutoPhoto, a robotic system that can roam an interior space and capture aesthetically pleasing photographs through a machine learning process.

Club brings awareness to diversity gap in venture capital

Cornell Venture Capital hosted Liza Landsman ’90, and Jillian Williams to inspire the next generation of investors and entrepreneurs and shed light on how women and minorities can break into the venture capital industry.

Students’ tool forecasts manganese in Ithaca water supply

To help the Ithaca Water Treatment Plant, engineering students have created a way to help predict concentrations of manganese in the city’s reservoir.

Rock stars on Mars: Students look for life on big red planet

For the past year, Cornell doctoral students Megan Barrington and Christian Tate have been living, thinking and working on the red planet Mars, digitally commuting from our own blue world.