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New book focuses on impact of online content moderators

May 17, 2018
In his new book, Tarleton Gillespie, adjunct associate professor in the Department of Communication and in the Department of Information Science. investigates how social media platforms police what we post online and the large societal impact of these decisions.

Redheads make better birders

A song bird
May 10, 2018
A team of 14 Cornell undergraduates, the Redheads, will participate in the 35th annual World Series of Birding May 12 in Cape May, New Jersey.

Students pepper OADI honors banquet with passion

May 8, 2018
Cheers of encouragement, heartfelt love and exuberance punctuated each award presented at the annual Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives’ Honors ceremony May 4, at the Statler Hotel ballroom.

Shaking the tree

Harvesting cider apples from a Cornell research orchard. 
May 7, 2018
With the enormous growth of the hard cider market in New York, our researchers offer crucial information the state's apple growers and cider producers need to keep innovating.

Relieving real pain in a virtual world

May 7, 2018
Andrea Stevenson Won, assistant professor communication, is studying how immersing people in virtual reality can treat real-life pain.

McCouch elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 2, 2018
Susan McCouch, professor of plant breeding and genetics, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, which recognizes distinguished achievement in original research. 

Faculty honored by World Economic Forum

May 1, 2018
Marcos Simoes-Costa has been honored by the World Economic Forum as one of its 2018 Young Scientists, which recognizes top researchers under age 40.

Seniors aim to artfully dodge Texas storm swells

April 30, 2018
Cornell landscape architecture seniors are working side by side with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to integrate ecology and engineering performance to protect Galveston Bay in Texas.

Cornell students coach composting in Washington

April 24, 2018
Nine members of the Cornell University Sustainability Design student group spent Earth Day weekend at Smithsonian facilities in Washington, D.C., dispensing a green education to the public.

Grabanzos: chocolate covered goodness

April 18, 2018
A team of food science graduate students is refining their main product – Grabanzos, a chickpea snack covered in chocolate.