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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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9/3/2015

Julian C. Smith Jr. ‘41, M.Eng. ’42, professor emeritus of chemical and biomolecular engineering, died Aug. 30 at Kendal Ithaca.

9/3/2015

The second annual BEAR (Be Engaged and Responsible) Walk Sept. 1 brought students and permanent residents of Collegetown together for snow cones, ice-cream and musical performances.

9/3/2015

Daniel T. Lichter, the new Robert S. Harrison Director of the Institute for the Social Sciences and director of the Cornell Population Center, is motivated by the stories behind the data.

9/3/2015

Michael Willis, Cornell earth and atmospheric sciences research associate, has been named to the ArcticDEM scientific team that will – for the first time – create high-resolution topographical Arctic maps.

9/3/2015

Events on campus this week include new exhibitions at the Johnson Museum, the Rhodes Symposium on gender and demographics, and a memorial tribute to film professor Don Fredericksen at Cornell Cinema.

9/2/2015

Cornell will host a conference showcasing cutting-edge research in computational social science with alumni and other noted scholars in the discipline Sept. 11-12 with alumni and industry speakers.

9/2/2015

Three Cornellians are among eight recipients of the 2015 Andrew Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy, awarded to families and individuals worldwide who have dedicated their private wealth to the public good.

9/2/2015

On her first visit to the New York State Fair, Cornell President Elizabeth Garrett walked past the midway games and deep-fried foods to enjoy the fair’s educational aspects.

9/2/2015

Eighteen projects initiated by faculty to support community-engaged learning have received Engaged Cornell's inaugural Engaged Curriculum Grants, totaling more than $930,000.

9/2/2015

The rules for faculty, staff and students to plan and hold outdoor events on campus, including protests and demonstrations, have been authorized by President Elizabeth Garrett as university policy.