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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).
8/14/2014   Loeckenhoff Corinna Loeckenhoff, associate professor of human development, is the 2014 recipient of the Margret M. and Paul B.

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6/23/2017

Professor Emeritus Arthur Bloom, who taught at Cornell for 36 years and wrote what is considered the final comprehensive textbook on geomorphology, died May 31 in Ithaca at the age of 88.

6/23/2017

Cornell and IBM announced a joint research project June 23 that will use genetic sequencing and big-data analyses to help keep the global milk supply safe.

6/23/2017

A small mite is causing big trouble for New York state's honeybee population and putting in peril the fruit and vegetable crops that depend on these pollinators.

6/23/2017

Four Cornell computer science researchers will receive $2.5 million from the National Science Foundation to develop software tools that will improve cybersecurity.

6/23/2017

A recent food industry conference hosted by the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship covered topics including the effect of technology on restaurants, trends in food retailing and the movement to end tipping.

6/22/2017

The School of Hotel Administration honored a hotel industry legend and a pioneer in ride-sharing apps at its ninth annual Cornell Hospitality Icon and Innovator Awards June 6 at The Pierre in Manhattan.

6/21/2017

Alejandro L. Madrid, professor of music, has been awarded the Royal Musical Association's Dent Medal. He is the first Latin American winner of the award, which has been given since 1961.

6/21/2017

University of Pittsburgh professor Karen Matthews explored biological links to persistent social inequalities in childhood health during the 2017 Bronfenbrenner Lecture, held June 15 in Martha Van Rensselaer Hall.

6/20/2017

Alexander Hayes, assistant professor of astronomy, and Katherine Kinzler, associate professor of psychology and human development, were named Young Scientists 2017 by the World Economic Forum.

6/20/2017

The U.S. public doubts the existence of global warming more than it doubts climate change – and Republicans are driving the effect, according to new research. But there's more agreement on climate science than meets the eye.