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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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8/27/2015

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.

8/27/2015

The Grants Program for Digital Collections has made four grants to digitize the Cornell Costume and Textile Collection, Sterrett Photographs collection, the Lindsay Cooper Archive and On Our Backs.

8/27/2015

Fifty-two high school junior and senior girls spent a week at the CURIE Academy at Cornell to examine engineering as a possible career, and to do some real engineering on their own.

8/27/2015

Twelve Cornell women assistant professors have been awarded research grants by the Affinito-Stewart Grants Program to advance research necessary to obtain tenure.

8/27/2015

Steeped in economic and social science history, Cornell University's Warren Hall has become LEED Platinum certified.

8/27/2015

Events on campus this week include a lecture on plant wisdom, heavy metal fashion, a Russian poet, films by Orson Welles and a panel on Latinos at Cornell.

8/26/2015

Computer scientists are among those joining a growing chorus of experts eager to harness the future of artificial intelligence research, while remaining responsibly vigilant to its potential pitfalls.

8/26/2015

The application period for the 2016 Child Care Grant begins Sept. 1 and ends Sept. 30. Cornell’s Child Care Grant Program helps faculty and staff pay for child care expenses by granting tax-free rewards.