Food science and technology graduate student Jiai Zhang recently traveled to Kenya on a Graduate School research travel grant. On her trip she worked on a team to develop strategic plans for the country's biggest local agro-dealer.
This past fall semester, Akhiles (Danny) Sindra created a mobile application called C.U. in Nature to accompany the Nature Rx Cornell initiative, which was developed to help students reduce stress and improve health by interacting with nature.
Musicology Ph.D. student Mackenzie Pierce received a research travel grant from the Graduate School this past fall to travel to Warsaw, Poland, to conduct research vital to his dissertation.
A 2015-2016 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship has been awarded to Wendy Leutert, Ph.D. student in government and international relations at Cornell University, and a native of Naples, Florida.
Graduate student Saba Parvez studies cellular processes that can lead to diseases like cancer and neurodegenerative disorders.
Cornell graduate student Michael Smith was recently recognized on the national stage when he won an IgNobel Prize for his publication studying the pain of bee stings.
Doctoral candidate Paula Doubrawa is helping build a future in offshore wind technology.
Laura Manella is a teaching postdoc, working on incorporating more active learning into undergrad STEM courses.
Christa Heyward studies the role of the immune system during pregnancy in the lab of Robin Davisson.
Michael studies the sentence structure, pronunciation and their interface in Mi'gmaq, an understudied and endangered First Nations language from the Algonquian language family. Also, he's Canadian.