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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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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.

7/29/2015

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.

7/29/2015

A program that develops science educational materials that use live Tetrahymena, a single-celled protozoan, to address key biology concepts is expanding, thanks to a five-year, $1.25 million grant.

7/28/2015

Checking in to whether the brand names of hotels matter, business researchers find that occupancy rates after rebranding – properties that change from one franchise to another – increase over 6 percent.

7/28/2015

Holding children back a year from entering kindergarten has no impact on their ultimate performance in graduate school, and could lead to a loss in income, researchers Kevin Kniffin and Drew Hanks find.

7/28/2015

Cornell physicists in the lab of Mukund Vengalattore have developed a novel method of manipulating mechanical resonators to be sensitive enough to work at the quantum scale.

7/27/2015

Evan Earle ’02, M.S. ’14, the newly appointed Dr. Peter J. Thaler ’56 Cornell University Archivist, comes from a Cornell family and from an early age has immersed himself in Cornelliana.

7/27/2015

The university has donated the proceeds – almost $42,000 – from Charter Day Weekend registration fees to the Student Support Fund, the Emergency CARE Fund and the Tompkins County Library Foundation.

7/23/2015

Cornell’s Brian Davis will co-lead the Port Futures workshop at the upcoming, weeklong DredgeFest Great Lakes 2015, Aug. 14-22 in Minneapolis.