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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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8/3/2015

Ryan Lombardi, vice president for student and campus life as of Aug. 1, shares his thoughts on the division's role on campus, his role as leader of a student-focused organization and the challenges facing students today.

8/3/2015

ILR School student Brian Meersma ’18 was honored at the White House July 27 for his work on behalf of people with disabilities. A dyslexic, Meersma uses technology to read, study and take tests.

8/3/2015

A Weill Cornell Medical College research team surveyed nearly 350 LGBT doctors, nurses and other health care professionals and trainees to better understand the support they receive and the obstacles they face in academia.

8/3/2015

David Bindel, assistant professor of computer science, and Amanda Hood, a doctoral candidate, have received the 2015 SIAG/Linear Algebra Prize for their paper Localization Theorems for Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems.

7/31/2015

A mile-long asteroid that raced past Earth July 25 at about 45,000 miles per hour was imaged by radar telescopes so that astronomers like Cornell's Sean Marshall could discern its precise orbit and physical shape.

7/31/2015

The Westfield Center's Forte/Piano festival Aug. 5-9 will celebrate pianos and piano music as the instrument has evolved from the early 18th century to today, with concerts, lectures and recitals.

7/30/2015

Daniel Lichter finds racial segregation in the U.S. takes new forms as segregation from neighborhood to neighborhood decreases but suburban communities are becoming increasingly racially homogenous.

7/30/2015

Thirty-seven students from Latin America have been working with research faculty on campus as part of CienciAmerica, an eight-week summer program at Cornell.

7/29/2015

Physicists have demonstrated the application of kirigami on 10-micron sheets of graphene, which they can cut, fold and twist. The research could pave the way for some of the smallest machines the world has ever known.

7/29/2015

Center for Advanced Technology awards support Cornell life science faculty and research associates to develop biotechnologies with commercial potential.