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4/6/2018 Despite the nor’easter that hit Washington, D.C. and closed down much of the city, 12 graduate and professional students traveled to Capitol Hill on March 21 for Cornell Advocacy Day.
11/14/2017 Graduate Women in Science, GPSA, Indivisible on Campus, and other organizations are banding together to oppose the tax bill put forward by the US House of Representatives.  This Wednesday, November 15, 2017, students are invited to stop by the Big Red Barn to make short calls to their representatives. Organizers will be in the BRB to help people through the process, and snacks will be provided. See the Facebook event listing for more information.
10/10/2017 On September 27, 54 doctoral students were pinned at the inaugural Graduate School Deans Scholars ceremony.
7/10/2017 By Sally Kral On June 16, 27 doctoral students graduated from the Summer 2017 Colman Leadership Program. During this intensive four-day immersion program, the students learned about leadership and group dynamics, acquired practical skills for negotiation and conflict resolution, and developed an appreciation of the value of diversity in all contexts.
6/12/2017 By Sally Kral At the inaugural Teaching as Research National Conference on June 6, scholars from across the country discussed how classroom research findings can be used to improve teaching techniques and learning outcomes.

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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."

7/17/2018

Cornell University Library has launched a new digital collection depicting the evolution of a remote Sri Lankan village.

7/17/2018

The College of Veterinary Medicine has opened a new 10,000 square foot Small Animal Community Practice on Campus Road.

7/17/2018

Startup Farther Farms received a $225,000 NSF grant to research extending the shelf life of fruits and vegetables without chemicals, preservatives, refrigeration or freezing.

7/17/2018

A Cornell team has been named a winner in a global competition to create radically sustainable environmental solutions inspired by the natural world.

7/16/2018

Growers looking to mitigate weather risks, like excessive summer rain that ruins fruit, could profit by using high tunnels, according to new research from the Dyson School.

7/16/2018

For the first time, scientists have sequenced and analyzed the genomes of bacteria that live in anglerfish bulbs from fish specimens collected in the Gulf of Mexico. 

7/16/2018

Bt eggplant, or brinjal as it’s known in Bangladesh, is the first genetically engineered food crop to be successfully introduced in South Asia.

7/16/2018

Three Cornell professors contributed to the successful proposal to lead a new $18.5 million endeavor to enhance the United States’ wind-energy economy and nix greenhouse gas emissions.

7/13/2018

A new study suggests photorespiration wastes little energy and enhances nitrate assimilation, the process that converts nitrate absorbed from the soil into protein.