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Zalaznick awards support course expansion, TAs

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Oct 1, 2015
Eight faculty members from four colleges were honored recently with awards from the Louis H. Zalaznick Teaching Assistantship program, allowing them to expand courses or add teaching assistants. Read more

Students find calm, comfort at Ag Quad 'farm'

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Sep 22, 2015
During Ag Day, a biannual event hosted by the Cornell chapter of the co-ed fraternity Alpha Zeta, the Ag Quad was transformed into a farm with animals and tractor activities to expose students to farming. Read more

Local Native Indian history buried in obscurity

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Sep 21, 2015
Native American sites abound in the Ithaca area but are hard to reach due to subsequent development and poor documentation, according to Kurt Jordan of the American Indian Program in a talk Sept. 19. Read more

George Hess, biochemist, dies at 92

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Sep 21, 2015
George Paul Hess, professor emeritus of biochemistry and a pioneer in the study of a class of proteins called ion channels that allow specific small molecules to enter cells, died Sept. 9. Read more

The scoop on Cornell Dairy's 24 Garrett Swirl

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Sep 18, 2015
The effort to mark the tenure of President Elizabeth Garrett includes the largest batch of ice cream Cornell Dairy dairy has ever produced. 24 Garrett Swirl features chocolate, caramel and mocha. Read more

Researchers study ways to disable algal bloom

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Sep 16, 2015
Cornell researchers set out to understand environmental and cellular triggers that lead to sudden, devastating algal growth and to interrupt cellular communication that causes algae to flourish. Read more

Cornell nanotech facility receives $8M NSF grant

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Sep 16, 2015
The National Science Foundation has selected the Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility to be part of a newly established infrastructure. The facility will receive $8 million over five years. Read more

eHub grows space for student entrepreneurs

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Sep 14, 2015
Cornell and the Student Agencies Foundation have create eHub, slated to open in spring 2016, a 14,000 square foot entrepreneurship innovation center on College Avenue and in Kennedy Hall. Read more

Plant pathology student's 3-D printer draws a crowd

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Sep 11, 2015
Sean Patev, a graduate student in the field of plant pathology, is bringing his 3-D printer to Cornell University library events this fall as the library investigates installing maker spaces in several campus locations. Read more

Hidden Cornell treasures to be digitized

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Aug 27, 2015
The Grants Program for Digital Collections has made four grants to digitize the Cornell Costume and Textile Collection, Sterrett Photographs collection, the Lindsay Cooper Archive and On Our Backs. Read more

Cage trials for Diamondback Moth product test to begin

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Aug 19, 2015
Following a thorough vetting process, both through the USDA APHIS permitting and Cornell University’s internal research board, this summer’s cage trials to test the genetically engineered diamondback moth (GE DBM), as developed by Oxitec, are commencing this week. Read more

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