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Coffman By Stacey Shackford Throughout his 43-year career, Cornell plant breeder Ronnie Coffman has sown seeds of scientific and social change across continents and generations.
2013 Global Summit participants Graduate School Dean Barbara Knuth recently returned from the Seventh Annual Global Summit on Graduate Education in Budapest, Hungary, where she and other university leaders issued a statement on technology's role in graduate education and research.   Below, a press release detailing the Summit outcome:
By Krishna Ramanujan  Hugh Chittenden Shimmering reflectance from the brilliant green plumage of a male Chrysococcyx cupreus (African emerald
Graduate students wait to cross the stage and be hooded. Skepticism, tenacity will serve new Ph.D.s, says Skorton By Krishna Ramanujan
By Daniel Aloi Young-Bryant A new endowed fund and an annual award for Ph.D.

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9/12/2018

William Foote Whyte, the Cornell sociologist who authored an early examination on street gangs culture, has received a newly established award from the American Sociological Association  for his "significant contribution to the practice of sociology."

2/21/2018

A collaborative exhibition project created by four faculty members featuring reused grain silos will be installed on Governors Island in New York City this summer.

2/20/2018

Wendy Wolford has been named Cornell vice provost for international affairs, Provost Michael Kotlikoff has announced.

2/20/2018

Israel and Egypt were at war in 1968, but every Friday night families across Israel gathered in their homes to watch Arabic-language Egyptian movies.

2/20/2018

“Beastbox,” a free online game, takes sound clips from real wild animals and allows users to mix and match them into an endless variety of beats, breaks and drops.

2/20/2018

Three graduate students won an award for their garment concepts using technology geared toward the fitness and gaming communities.

2/20/2018

In a new study, Matthew Velasco, assistant professor of anthropology, explores how head-shaping practices in Peru hundreds of years ago may have enabled political solidarity while furthering social inequality in the region.

2/20/2018

In a new study, Matthew Velasco, assistant professor of anthropology, explores how head-shaping practices in Peru hundreds of years ago may have enabled political solidarity while furthering social inequality in the region.

2/19/2018

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and Keio University in Tokyo has signed an agreement to work on cybersecurity together.

2/19/2018

StopPests in Housing, part of the Northeast Integrated Pest Management Center, provides free technical assistance, consultations, training and resources for preventative pest control at federally subsidized housing sites nationwide.