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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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5/5/2015

Led by Cornell's Matthew Hall, researchers estimate racial segregation grew between Latinos and whites by nearly 50 percent and between blacks and whites by about 20 percent during the late 2000s housing bust.

5/5/2015

On May 4, Cornell’s Program on Ethics and Public Life (EPL) began releasing a series of online documentaries showcasing the diverse, sometimes clashing views of leading China scholars on “Where Is China Headed?”

5/5/2015

The inauguration of Cornell’s 13th president, Elizabeth Garrett, is set for Friday, Sept. 18. The installation ceremony will take place on the Arts Quad at 10 a.m., followed by a communitywide picnic on the Ag Quad.

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.

5/4/2015

Bow ties, the Big Red Marching Band, a giant clock tower cake and a long line of well-wishers filled Barton Hall May 1 to bid President David Skorton and Professor Robin Davisson a fond farewell after nine years at Cornell.

5/4/2015

Joel Malina, vice president for university relations, issued a statement May 4 on the investigation into an unauthorized person or persons accessing a computer in the Statler Amphitheater March 25-26.

5/4/2015

New climate model projections show that conditions are likely to increase the frequency and severity of coral disease outbreaks, reports a team of researchers led by Cornell scientists.