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$50M Verizon gift names Cornell Tech executive ed center

February 2, 2015

$50M Verizon gift names Cornell Tech executive ed center

A $50 million gift from Verizon will support the development of the Verizon Executive Education Center on the Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island, Cornell Tech officials announced Feb. 2. read more

Bassuk, Caudill, Manohar named Weiss fellows

January 30, 2015

Bassuk, Caudill, Manohar named Weiss fellows

Faculty members Nina Bassuk, Marie Caudill and Rajit Manohar have been named Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellows for their inspiring teaching of undergraduates, President David Skorton announced. read more

Manohar named Weiss fellow

January 30, 2015

Manohar named Weiss fellow

Rajit Manohar named Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellows for inspiring teaching of undergraduates, President David Skorton announced. read more

Skorton speeds campus carbon neutrality goal to 2035

January 29, 2015

Skorton speeds campus carbon neutrality goal to 2035

Cornell President David Skorton today released the report of the Climate Action Plan Acceleration Working Group, which recommends actions the campus should take to become carbon neutral by 2035. read more

Generators that relieve power grid worsen ozone pollution

January 27, 2015

Generators that relieve power grid worsen ozone pollution

Cornell engineers have found that firing up diesel backup generators in non-emergency situations triggers rising atmospheric ozone concentrations due to additional nitrogen oxide emissions. read more

Cornell Rewind: A great school faces the Great War

January 22, 2015

Cornell Rewind: A great school faces the Great War

The United States entered World War I on April 6, 1917. Scarcely a week later, 575 Cornell male undergraduates registered for military service, the university began a flight ground school soon after... read more

Hot fashion: DOE awards $3M grant for ‘air-conditioned’ clothing

January 15, 2015

Hot fashion: DOE awards $3M grant for ‘air-conditioned’ clothing

Warming up to a brisk idea to save building energy, the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Cornell researchers (including ECE's Edwin Kan) a $3 million grant to create new clothes that integrate... read more

Research repository arXiv hits 1 million submissions

January 15, 2015

Research repository arXiv hits 1 million submissions

1 million and counting: Scientific-paper repository arXiv has reached milestone with a million submissions. Cornell University Library has provided stewardship for arXiv, since its founder, Paul... read more

Gehrke, Joachims honored for work in computer science

January 12, 2015

Gehrke, Joachims honored for work in computer science

Two Cornell computer scientists have been elected fellows of the Association for Computing Machinery, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society. Thorsten Joachims recognized... read more