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10/7/2015 Students gain voting rights in Graduate School governance Graduate students serving on the General Committee of the Graduate School now have full voting privileges on legislation and policy, the Graduate School has announced. Student members are elected to the General Committee for a two-year term by the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly. The members for 2015-16 are Tiffany St. Bernard, a third-year doctoral student in the field of biomedical engineering, and Anna Waymack, a third-year doctoral student in the field of medieval studies.

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5/4/2016

Cornell's Saul Teukolsky and Lawrence Kidder have earned a share in the Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics – a $3 million award - for their work on gravitational waves.

5/4/2016

Dr. Lorin D. Warnick, Ph.D. ’94, interim dean of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named the Austin O. Hooey Dean of Veterinary Medicine, effective May 6.

5/4/2016

Having a positive attitude could be evolutionarily advantageous, according to Cornell researchers who simulated generations of evolution in a computational model.

5/3/2016

Biology professor and bee expert Thomas Seeley's new book, Following the Wild Bees, is a celebration of the outdoors and a practical guide to the methods and craft of hunting wild honeybees.

5/3/2016

Minglin Ma, assistant professor in the Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering, has won a Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award, worth $300,000 over three years.

5/3/2016

Cornell's new Sutton Road solar farm, a facility that will offset 40 percent of the electricity at the university's agricultural experiment station in Geneva, New York, has become operational.

5/3/2016

Having mapped cell-phone signal strength, Cornell researchers find that low-income regions receive less network coverage compared to their affluent counterparts.

5/3/2016

Ten Cornell faculty in the social sciences, humanities and arts will be next year’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future faculty-in-residence fellows working on sustainability projects.

5/3/2016

Agribusiness expert Todd Schmit of the Dyson School has created a toolkit to evaluate the economic benefits of investing in local and regional food systems.

5/2/2016

A Cornell-led international team of researchers has developed a way to harden natural calcite by a factor of two or more through the addition of amino acids aspartic acid and glycine.