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).


Other Cornell Stories


Reunion 2015, June 4-7, is shaping up to set attendance records from several of the oldest and youngest classes, with events including an Olin Lecture with Junot Diaz, MFA '95.


New and returning members of the Cornell University board of trustees were elected or re-elected at the boards May 23 meeting.


Engineers at Cornell and clinicians at Weill Cornell Medical College have created a comprehensive mouse model of exactly how colorectal tumors behave in real life, not just in a petri dish.


The university will provide support to current and newly accepted residents in Maplewood Park Apartments, who have recently received notification that the complex will close at the end of the 2015-16 academic year.


President David Skorton gave his final commencement address, telling graduates that they leave Cornell with the most 'advanced and up-to-date knowledge' the faculty could impart.


On the eve of David Skorton's last Cornell Commencement, the Board of Trustees presented the president with an instrumental treasure: a handmade, hand-selected flute with a beautifully crafted wooden-head joint.


The Johnson Graduate Recognition Ceremony May 23 recognized six Ph.D. and 380 M.B.A. candidates, including 39 students who in May 2014 entered the inaugural one-year M.B.A. program.


Graduates of the College of Veterinary Medicine will leave Ithaca for numerous locales, including 27 states and Namibia, southwest Africa, to practice medicine.


Under brilliant blue sky peppered with wispy clouds and comfortable temperatures, Cornell University graduated its 147th class May 24, sending about 6,000 accomplished women and men into the future.


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