Biology major James Eaglesham '15 is heading to Cambridge University as the Cornell’s newest Churchill scholar. He is one of 14 students nationwide to receive this honor and Cornell’s 21st Churchill scholar since 1975.
The United States entered World War I on April 6, 1917. Scarcely a week later, 575 Cornell male undergraduates registered for military service, the university began a flight ground school soon after and women played lead roles in the war effort.
Anne LaBastille, ’55, Ph.D. ’69 inspired generations of women to enter the natural sciences with her Thoreau-inspired “Woodswoman” series of books. Now her estate will support doctoral-level women studying conservation or natural resources.
CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer Karlyn Beer ’06 helped Liberia combat Ebola on the front lines in the fall. She said safely caring for Ebola patients and preventing further transmission proved to be extremely complex.
Cornell scientists have created a new computational method that can identify positions in the human genome that play a role in the proper functioning of cells. The research was published in the Jan.19 edition of the journal Nature Genetics.
Striving to become greener than ever, Martha Van Rensselaer Hall West and the residential complex Court-Kay-Bauer and Mews halls won the 2014 Energy Smackdown 2014 - saving Cornell thousands of dollars.
A collaboration between Cornell and Ithaca's Kitchen Theatre Company has found a new way to make physics irresistible, with “Physics Fair,” an original musical theater production.
In researching his new book, “30 Lessons for Loving: Advice from the Wisest Americans on Love, Relationships, and Marriage” gerontologist Karl Pillemer found that the search for love doesn't end in our golden years.
Birth of chic: Blake Uretsky ’15 won a $30,000 Geoffrey Beene national scholarship from the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund, for her design of maternity wear that monitors the vitals of expectant mothers.
Warming up to a brisk idea to save building energy, the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Cornell researchers a $3 million grant to create new clothes that integrate "air-conditioning" into undergarments.