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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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7/2/2015

At a conference for Cornell IT workers, panelists reviewed the history of computer networking and discussed the role of women in computer science.

7/1/2015

On her first day as Cornell University president, Elizabeth Garrett sent a message to faculty and staff.

7/1/2015

The administration of Cornell President Elizabeth Garrett officially began today. Her formal installation as Cornell’s 13th – and first female – leader will be held Friday, Sept. 18, at 10 a.m. on the Arts Quad.

7/1/2015

Researchers have found that irradiation of material creates nanometer-sized defects that trap swirling eddies in the flow of electrons, keeping them out of the way so more current can flow through superconductors.

7/1/2015

Cornell researchers have gained a new insight into the way cells regulate the expression of their genes, and were surprised to find this regulation closely linked to the a cell’s cycle of growth and division.

6/26/2015

Weill Cornell Medical College scientists have discovered a way to limit replication of the most common form of HIV at a key moment when the infection is just starting to develop.

6/26/2015

In an ongoing battle to save the ecologically important hemlock forests, Cornell researchers have high hopes for a new weapon against menacing woolly adelgids: silver flies.

6/26/2015

Weill Cornell Medical College researchers have found that the order in which obese patients with type 2 diabetes eat food matters and may help control glucose levels.

6/26/2015

Cornell researchers used cutting-edge X-ray technology to noninvasively image fruit flies during and after mating, revealing changes that occur in the female fruit flies' reproductive tract.

6/26/2015

Cornell researchers used cutting-edge X-ray technology to noninvasively image fruit flies during and after mating, revealing changes that occur in the female fruit flies' reproductive tract.