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9/24/2015 Jan Allen, associate dean for academic and student affairs at the Graduate School, speaks at the 2015 Graduate School National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Reception. By Daniel Aloi
9/14/2015 Keynote speaker, Diana Hernandez, and Graduate School Associate Dean for Inclusion and Student Engagement, Sara Xayarath Hernandez What do successful students do differently in graduate school?  This summer, Cornell hosted a symposium that aimed to answer that question and help students chart a successful transition and progression through their degree programs.
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.

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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."

6/19/2018

The newly renamed Center for Conservation Social Sciences will work to understand the public's relationship with natural conservation.

6/19/2018

Edward Carlos Melby Jr. DVM ’54, dean emeritus of the College of Veterinary Medicine, died April 22 of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 88 years old.

6/18/2018

According to a radical new model of emotion in the brain, a current treatment for the most common mental health problems could be ineffective or even detrimental to about 50 percent of the population.

6/18/2018

A group led by chemical engineering professor Lynden Archer and Snehashis Choudhury, Ph.D. '18, proposes a new way to think about the electrolyte structure of a lithium metal battery. 

6/15/2018

The Ecological Learning Collaboratory brought people from Africa, South Asia and North America to interact with Cornell faculty.

6/15/2018

Ilana Brito, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has been named a Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. Brito will receive a four-year, $300,000 grant to further her study of the human microbiome.

6/15/2018

Dynamic Boundaries, a startup that aims to relieve pain and improve mobility for patients suffering from severe osteoarthritis, joined Cornell’s McGovern Center, a business incubator, June 1.

6/14/2018

For the first time, Cornell researchers have discovered there is a division of labor among immune cells that fight invading pathogens in the body. 

6/14/2018

For the first time, Cornell researchers have discovered there is a division of labor among immune cells that fight invading pathogens in the body.