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5/15/2015 The Graduate School has announced that Cornell’s stipend rates will increase by 2.3 percent in the 2015-16 academic year for teaching assistants (TAs), research assistants (RAs), graduate research assistants (GRAs) and graduate fellowships. Minimum stipends for the nine-month academic year will be $24,010 for GRAs and RAs and $24,658 for TAs. Fellowship stipends range from $24,658 to $28,430 depending on academic discipline.
5/5/2015 “Microbes surround our lives,” began Ph.D. student FoSheng Hsu in his Three Minute Thesis presentation on his research into Ligonella, a "bad" bacteria that is able to disguise itself in the human body. The reaction from the crowd and the combined scores of four judges signaled Hsu’s success, and he was awarded the first-place ($1500) in Cornell Graduate School's first annual Three Minute Thesis, or 3MT, competition.  Hsu also received the People's Choice Award ($500) by vote of the 100 people in the audience.
5/4/2015 Cornell University’s Graduate School has won the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools (NAGS)/Educational Testing Service (ETS) Award for Innovation and Excellence in Graduate Education. The prestigious award is given to a NAGS member institution in recognition of outstanding practices from graduate admissions through degree completion.
8/18/2014 Archer Lynden Archer, the William C. Hooey Director and Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has received the 2014 Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum (NSEF) Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE).

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5/23/2015

Prognosis: Enhanced student health and well-being from UHS' major expansion. And one surprise for the outgoing president.

5/23/2015

Early on May 23, even before they received their Cornell degrees, 10 ROTC cadets were formally commissioned as 2nd lieutenants and ensigns in the Army, Navy and Air Force.

5/23/2015

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut and U.S. Navy Capt. Mark Kelly, delivered the Senior Convocation address May 23.

5/22/2015

On May 19, Cornell hosted its annual reception for Cornell staff members who obtained higher education degrees this year. Twelve staff members were honored for obtaining degrees at either Cornell or another institution.

5/22/2015

Tower Road will be closed from Garden Avenue to the Plant Science Building, June 8-Aug. 19, for a utilities and safety improvements project. Parking impacts will be minimal.

5/22/2015

Cornell Tech awarded five student startup companies with $40,000 in pre-seed funding and one year of free co-working office space in its inaugural Startup Awards competition.

5/22/2015

Tower Road will be closed from Garden Avenue to the Plant Science Building, June 8-Aug. 19, for a utilities and safety improvements project. Parking impacts will be minimal.

5/21/2015

Events on campus this week include sesquicentennial exhibitions of fossils, plaster casts and a variety of objects, documents and artifacts tied to Cornell's history; and Argentinian tango practice.

5/21/2015

Faculty, students and administrators discussed global experiences, opportunities and challenges on campus and abroad at a recent symposium on Internationalizing the Curriculum at Cornell.

5/21/2015

Merrill Scholars' high school teachers and Cornell faculty members were recognized by President David Skorton and the college deans at a luncheon and ceremony at Willard Straight Hall May 20.