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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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9/1/2015

The 2014-15 Civic Leader Fellows will present their projects Friday, Sept. 11 at 3:30 p.m. at 102 Mann Library. The fellowship helps community leaders, students and faculty solve community needs.

8/31/2015

Style Engineers, an NSF-funded program to engage girls with STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) topics, is being distributed to educators nationwide following successful testing.

8/31/2015

Staff from Cornell's Biotechnology Resource Center help archaeologists identify key artifacts found in Jamestown graves.

8/31/2015

Increases in support for child care and research assistant stipends and a reduced tuition for self-pay doctoral students in their sixth or seventh year were announced Aug. 31 at the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly meeting.

8/28/2015

A team of Cornell chemical engineers and New England Biolabs scientists have devised a method for churning out complex proteins, including many of today's blockbuster, life-saving antibody drugs, in as little as a week.

8/28/2015

The three co-founders of Novomer Inc., a startup company based on Cornell research, have received the 2016 Kathryn C. Hach Award for Entrepreneurial Success from the American Chemical Society.

8/28/2015

The Cornell Weed Science Teaching Garden gives students and the public a chance to recognize species that might harm people or animals, and reduce crop yields.

8/27/2015

Despite long odds in the struggle to restore oyster reefs and boost the bivalves’ survival, marine restoration professionals may wish to add a tool: paleontological history.

8/27/2015

In a banner year for fundraising, Cornell University raised $672.9 million in fiscal 2015 that ended June 30, vaulting the Cornell Now campaign above $6 billion and setting new records for dollars raised and participation.

8/27/2015

Alma Sana, founded by Lauren Braun '11, makes bracelets that remind mothers in the developing world of their children's vaccination dates. The bracelets are being evaluated in several countries.