News

06/19/2014
Computer scientist David Steurer has been awarded a Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship to support research to find the "laws of efficient computation," which might lead to a new way to solve many very hard problems.
06/19/2014
A new study finds that neighborhood poverty rather than family poverty contributes to obesity among poor and minority children.
06/18/2014
A Cornell study offers clues to a little known area of research: how Western diets, which have driven an epidemic of obesity and metabolic syndrome, increase mortality in humans.
06/17/2014
Youthful participation in competitive sports predicts winners in the competition for better jobs.
06/17/2014
John Abowd, the Edmund Ezra Day Professor of Economics, will receive the Roger Herriot Award from the American Statistical Association in August for his work with federal data.
06/16/2014
A symposium celebrating the mathematical legacy of the late Bill Thurston, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Mathematics and winner of the Fields Medal, will take place June 23-27.
06/13/2014
The growth of Cornell Tech over the next few years will be exciting to watch and in many ways similar to what we see on the Ithaca campus, but with a novel approach, a Reunion audience was told June 7.
06/12/2014
Any way you slice it, brine it or age it, Cornell’s Food Science Dairy Extension Program faculty and professionals are helping New York cheesemakers and dairy producers provide safe, high-quality products.
06/12/2014
The tide of history transforms even the worst behaved women into heroines, argued history professor Durba Ghosh at a Reunion 2014 talk.