News

09/22/2014
Sara J. Horowitz ’84 will receive the 2015 Judge William B. Groat Alumni Award, and Beth Florin, M.S. '85, will receive the 2015 Jerome Alpern Award at ILR’s Groat and Alpern Celebration April 9 in New York City.
09/22/2014
A new study published in Cancer Research links an enzyme to cancer development.
09/22/2014
The latest and greatest scientific achievements at the nanoscale were on display at the 2014 Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility annual meeting, which featured a lineup of speakers in materials science, biomedical engineering and more.
09/18/2014
Philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will be on campus Oct. 1 to dedicate Bill & Melinda Gates Hall, the new Computing and Information Science building, and to engage in a public event in Bailey Hall.
09/18/2014
Pupils with incarcerated fathers are more likely to repeat grades, a Cornell study finds.
09/18/2014
Procuring the sun’s vital energy, Cornell has electrifying news: The Cornell Snyder Road Solar Farm – teeming with 6,778 freshly installed photovoltaic panels, is set to go live Sept. 19.
09/18/2014
A comprehensive study of gene expression in tomato fruits will explore unanswered questions about fruit development and drought resistance, to improve crop quality and yields.
09/17/2014
A genetically engineered tobacco plant, developed with two genes from blue-green algae (cyanobacteria), holds promise for improving the yields of many food crops.
09/16/2014
More than 30 Human Ecology students, staff and faculty have signed on to become Green Ambassadors who will lead a peer-to-peer campaign to conserve campus resources and promote a culture of sustainability across the college.
09/16/2014
Christine Leuenberger, senior lecturer in the Department of Science and Technology Studies, reports on spending summer 2014 in Jerusalem.