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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 Cornel 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).
8/14/2014   Loeckenhoff Corinna Loeckenhoff, associate professor of human development, is the 2014 recipient of the Margret M. and Paul B.

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5/6/2015

A new book co-authored by Cornell systems engineer Daniel Selva offers a modern take on the science behind complex systems.

5/6/2015

In March, students participating in the Cornell in Washington program teamed up with international students in Muscat, Oman, to find solutions to global health security.

5/6/2015

Cornell Cooperative Extension-New York City will help to sow innovative urban agriculture projects in Big Apple schools, Manhattan borough president Gale Brewer announced at an April 30 press conference.

5/6/2015

Owen Lee-Park, a senior in the College of Human Ecology, won the Maribel Garcia Community Spirit Award for his work with Cornell’s Prison Education Program and its literary journal, Writer’s Bloc.

5/6/2015

Hannah McKinney '15 received the John F. Kennedy Memorial Award May 4 to help her pursue a career in public service. The honor includes a $12,000 award.

5/6/2015

Vice President for Student and Academic Services Susan Murphy encourages all students to take advantage of campus support services to help in dealing with physical or emotional stress that comes with the end of the semester.

5/5/2015

John Lis, the Barbara McClintock Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics, is one of 84 new members elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2015.

5/5/2015

Cornell juniors and seniors can get a taste of veterinary school while working on their Spanish through a new study abroad program in Argentina.

5/5/2015

A new project will harness the power of genome editing – a technique that allows researchers to replace DNA in a living cell – to improve rice, a staple crop that feeds half the world’s people.

5/5/2015

A Cornell student team has advanced to the finals in a national competition to build a prototype machine to assist human explorers on Mars. They will compete in the Utah desert May 28-30.