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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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5/21/2015

Chinelo Onyilofor ’15, a dual major in chemistry and art history who will graduate Saturday, credits the liberal arts with expanding her combine subjective and objective disciplines to solve problems.

5/21/2015

A Cornell study of food labels in dining halls shows that when people know the calories and fat content in foods, they lean toward healthier fare.

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.

5/21/2015

About 200 Cornell staff members work from Wednesday through Sunday to prepare campus for graduation weekend ceremonies.

5/20/2015

Ignacio Iggy Saldana '15 will graduate from Cornell this week following a long journey of challenges and growth as a scholar, student and person. He will attend Columbia Law School.

5/20/2015

As Cornell celebrates its sesquicentennial year, some Commencement customs have not changed while other traditions adapt to the age.

5/20/2015

At the Cornell Institute of Fashion and Fiber Innovation spring symposium May 18, faculty, staff and students demonstrated cutting-edge fiber and material technologies.

5/20/2015

Fred Kulhawy, professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering in the College of Engineering, died May 12 at age 71.