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Big Red women unite on ice for United Way

The United Way Women’s Hockey game for neighbors in need will be held Oct. 24 at 3 p.m., with students competing for the mayor’s “spirit” …

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Second Cornell Resource Fair to be held Oct. 30 | Pawprint

Area residents who work for and with local government, K-12, and not-for-profits are invited to stop by the second Cornell Resource Fair, Oct. 30,


Students collect turkeys for local families in need

Cornell Students for Hunger Relief, a program of the Public Service Center, is once again hosting a Thanksgiving Turkey Donation Drive.

This year the …

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Cornell's Harvest NY plots northern expansion

An expansion of Cornell Cooperative Extension's Harvest NY agriculture program allows the program to extend its economic development activities to …

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Cornell kicks off $750,000 United Way campaign

The Cornell United Way Campaign kicked off Oct. 2, with a goal of raising $750,000. The funds will go directly to meet needs in the local community. …

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Privacy concerns decline about digital health records

Results of a new longitudinal study, published Oct. 5 in the American Journal of Managed Care by Weill Cornell Medical College finds people are …

Medical Technology

New 'Weill Cornell Medicine' name announced

After two decades of growth that has transformed Weill Cornell Medical College into a global health care leader, the institution announced today a …


Population makeup is major factor in global resource allocation

In an Oct. 1 campus talk, Parfait M. Eloundou-Enyegue, professor of development sociology, said the population structure of a nation is the most …

Human Geography

Porous material holds promise for prosthetics, robots

Cornell researchers have developed a new lightweight and stretchable material with the consistency of memory foam that has potential for use in …


Bird center secures Cornell affiliation

TAVERNIER — The Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center had simple beginnings back in 1986, with its first home being in only a few cages on the …


Fortune Partners with Cornell for Business Certificate Program

Cornell University has teamed up with Fortune magazine to offer an online business certificate program.

Business-minded students hoping to up the …

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Cornell Vet School gives pets new lease on life

Advanced treatments can restore mobility, health


Cornell University expands its prison education program

Cornell Prison Education Program

Cornell undergraduates work on homework with students incarcerated at the Auburn Correctional Facillty.

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Physicists turn toward heat to study electron spin

The quest to control and understand the intrinsic spin of electrons to advance nanoscale electronics is hampered by how hard it is to measure tiny, …


Languages less arbitrary than long assumed

It is a cornerstone of theoretical linguistics: the principle of arbitrariness, according to which the form of a word doesn't tell you anything about …


Mars, Europa offer best chance to find ET, scientists say

The discovery of intermittent flows of liquid water on Mars, announced with great fanfare Monday, makes the red planet the leading candidate for the …

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Summer interns enhance life in New York communities

From Buffalo to Long Island, the North Country to the Southern Tier, Cornell undergraduates – serving as interns – spent their summer enhancing life …


New gene drive technology evokes hopes and fears

Cornell researchers have used mathematical models to illuminate the promises – and potential problems – of a new genome editing mechanism, called a …

Life Sciences

Lunine tells Congress ways, means for new space voyages | Cornell Chronicle

To review current astrobiological knowledge and assess the prospects of life beyond Earth, the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology …


volunteers wanted

The Cornell United Way campaign kicks off Oct. 2, noon-1 p.m. at the Memorial Room, Willard Straight Hall, featuring remarks from Ithaca Mayor Svante …

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Prison education program to expand with Mellon grant

With a $1 million Mellon grant and a goal of building a model college-in-prison network, the Cornell Prison Education Program will expand to offer …


Service-learning CEO to talk on community partnerships Oct. 2

Kathryn Pisco ’05, founder and CEO of Unearth the World, a social enterprise that promotes service-learning by pairing volunteers with international …


Step One in Transforming the Criminal Justice System: Articulating a New Vision

There is a gathering consensus that the criminal justice system has gone horribly awry. For the past 45 years, we spent like a drunken sailor, …

Rights & Freedoms

Researchers Decode Role of Leading Mutated Gene in Cancer

A genetic mutation implicated in a common and incurable form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma drives disease development by disrupting the mechanism that …


Premarital births no longer predict breakups

Examining changes in parental unions near the time of childbirth, Cornell social science researchers have found that premarital births do not predict …


Chemist Will Dichtel earns MacArthur 'Genius Award'

Will Dichtel, Cornell associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, whose innovations may allow for ample electricity and for detecting trace …

Scientific Research

Scientists unravel root cause of plant twists and turns

Facing challenging terrain where plant roots must cope with barriers, Cornell physicists and Boyce Thompson Institute plant biologists have …


Students train to collect, evaluate data in Tanzania

Associate professor of city and regional planning Stephan Schmidt led students in a data collection workshop in Tanzania, with benefits for public …


Cornell dots research collaboration leads to $10M cancer center | Cornell Chronicle

Cornell University, in partnership with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), is opening a new $10 million Center of Cancer Nanotechnology …


Cornell University researchers working on new wearable technology