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Scientists at @CornellCAS have created a tiny micro-robot that "walks" using four legs. Invisible to the naked eye, 10 of the computer chip bots could fit within the full stop at the end of this sentence. bbc.com/news/av/techno…
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The Lance R. Collins Fellowship, established by @CornellEng, will support engineering graduate students from traditionally unrepresented populations, as well as honor its former dean of 10 years. news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/0…
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Let's build a better world together! Starting this fall, we're collaborating with colleges to infuse community-engaged learning into their courses, research & student programs. We're excited to launch with the SC Johnson College of Business & @CornellCHE. news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/0…
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Did you know that eels were used as a form of medieval currency? Or that they were a delicacy in 1392 London? John Wyatt Greenlee, Ph.D. '19, is using @Twitter and history to help endangered eels. time.com/5886487/eels-h…
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Juliana Batista ’16 hosts a syndicated podcast called Ta for Ta: Women, Success, China. Tune in to Fresh from the Hill on September 30 to learn more about Juliana and many other Big Red podcasters. cornel.ly/30eVNP2
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Join Ryan Lombardi, Vice President for Student & Campus Life, and other campus leaders as they share updates on the fall semester so far and what to anticipate in the coming weeks. 🗓 Wednesday, September 30 🕔 4:00 p.mevents.cornell.edu/event/fall_sem…bK
Don't sell your creativity short. Brian Lucas, assistant professor of organizational behavior in @cornellilr School, reports that while people think their creativity wanes as they work on a project, on the whole it remains constant – or actually improves. news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/0…
A bittersweet week for the CALS community as we begin Dean Kathryn Boor's final week as CALS dean after a 10-year tenure. Stop by her website to wish her well & follow her at @CornellGradDean, as she begins her next chapter as dean of the Graduate School. cals.cornell.edu/celebrating-ka… twitter.com/CornellGradDea…
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Keep your distance, keep our community healthy. Let's work smarter. covid.cornell.edu/smarter
Miss your competition days? Sign up for the Big Red Athlete Alumni Virtual 5k on Oct. 16th! Our goal is to have all 37 varsity teams represented by former athletes. Reach out to your old teammates & challenge them to get involved! #YellCornell SIGN UP: bit.ly/2FY5aeA
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Perfect weekend weather. Get out there and enjoy the sunshine, Cornellians ☀️
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg '54 was beloved by many Cornellians and aspiring Cornellians. Danna Kinsey shared a portrait of RBG drawn by her son, Moose, age 14. We'd love to see any photos you may have of or with Justice Ginsburg. Tag them with #CornellAlumni so all can see.
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Morgan Irons, a doctoral student in soil & crop sciences @CornellCALS, will see the soil she scooped from a Cornell farm organic plot launch into space soon. news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/0…
Tsai Ing-wen, LL.M. ’80, named to @TIME 100 Most Influential People. ow.ly/V6hu50BBqkz
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The Cornell community is invited to attend a virtual conversation on free speech in the age of “cancel culture” with Masha Gessen and John McWhorter. Moderated by Odette Lienau. It is free to faculty, staff and students; register with Cornell NetID. events.cornell.edu/event/civil_di…
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Catching up with friends at the Balch Hall courtyard. #Cornell
In this moving tribute, @USATODAY's Bill Sternberg (@BSternb) relates how #RBG influenced the career of his mom, Audrey Marans Sternberg LL.B. '50. ow.ly/AI2C50BBblw
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A Cornell-led collaboration set out to study thermal conduction in the superfluid helium-3 and discovered a series of unexpected phenomena that reaffirm just how dynamic and unconventional the material is. news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/0…
Just in time for apple picking season, @Cornell has bred three new apples to choose from. Find the perfect crunch with Cordera, Pink Luster, and Firecracker apples this fall season! foodandwine.com/news/new-apple…
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IvyHacks, October 1-4, is the first-ever joint virtual hackathon hosted by students from 6 Ivy League institutions). Over 1000 hackers will have the chance to build technologies and projects designed to create and drive positive impact on society. ivyhacks.com
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Correspondences from late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54 to Milton Konvitz, Ph.D. ’33, a founding faculty member at @cornellilr who also served on @CornellLaw faculty, have been found. news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/0…
This year's #CornellHomecoming might be fully virtual but it's no less exciting. We have an amazing line-up of programs for you to choose from. So be sure to go take a peek and StayHomecoming with us! cornel.ly/3ctJ67F
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Congratulations to Weill Cornell Medicine alumnus '66 Dr. Anthony Fauci on being named to the #Times100 Most Influential People of 2020 list. time.com/collection/100…
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Cornellians Anthony Fauci, M.D. ’66, Robert F. Smith ’85, and Tsai Ing-wen, LL.M. ’80, were named as #Time100 Most Influential People of 2020. time.com/collection/100…
Sean Bellefeuille, a first-year student in @cornellvet, plans to launch a startup that produces anatomical models of animals with a 3D printer. news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/0…
For the 1st time since the list began in 2004, there are three @CornellAlumni on the Time 100 "Most Influential People" for 2020: Anthony Fauci MD '66 and Tsai Ing-wen LLM '80 (in the Leaders category), and Robert F. Smith '85 (in the Titans category). time.com/collection/100…
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Scientists have engineered a key plant enzyme and introduced it in Escherichia coli bacteria in order to create an optimal experimental environment for studying how to speed up photosynthesis, a holy grail for improving crop yields. news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/0…
"If we could maintain food production, reduce inputs, and protect our soil and water by converting all that land to perennial grain crops it would be a paradigm shift in agricultural sustainability." Read more about doctoral candidate Eugene Law: gradschool.cornell.edu/spotlights/stu…
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Settle into a cozy study spot. Just remember, quiet spaces at Olin, Uris and Mann libraries must be reserved ahead of time 📚 More@Cornell_Libraryy resources can be found here:library.cornell.edu/library-return…xn
Cornellians, you are doing a great job. Let’s keep it up! 👍 Remember to sanitize and wash your hands with soap and water often. Together, we can continue to live smarter.covid.cornell.edu/smarter/bc
The Peter ’69 and Marilyn ’69 Coors Conversation Series continues Oct. 1 with a virtual conversation on free speech in the age of “cancel culture” with Masha Gessen and John McWhorter. The series is free and open to faculty, staff and students. events.cornell.edu/event/civil_di…
Noted authors, scholars and poets will celebrate Toni Morrison, M.A. ’55, as @CornellCAS hosts a livestreamed reading of her first novel “The Bluest Eye,” celebrating the 50th anniversary of its release. news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/0…
Cornell is featured in this @Forbes piece which examines how universities are working to contain the spread of COVID-19 as students settle into the fall semester on campus. forbes.com/sites/ninashap…
I'm so proud of @Cornell, my university, for it's amazing effective COVID approach. Out low infection rate and and high degree of student responsibility show that a science-based approach can work! abcnews.go.com/GMA/Wellness/v…
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Regional hubs for crop improvement in Malawi, Senegal, Uganda, Costa Rica & Haiti will drive tools, technologies and methods that will target local crops that are essential for food security @CropImprovement ilci.cornell.edu/2020/09/17/cen…
Cornell Leadership Sessions: Start of Semester, in the 1st video of a new series, President Martha E. Pollack & Provost Michael Kotlikoff discuss the start of the semester, testing & how Cornell is working to protect the campus community & Ithaca area. cornel.ly/2ZXFHJe
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This #NationalVoterRegistrationDay, Cornell Votes asked administration why it’s so important to register to vote and make our voices count.
Our extensive COVID-19 testing program has been instrumental in keeping the rate of infection on campus low. @GMA interviews Provost Mike Kotlikoff and associate professor Peter Frazier on Cornell's fall reactivation. goodmorningamerica.com/wellness/video…
A scientist from @CornellCALS is leading a multi-institution team that’s helping turn diverse and ancient grains into staple foods throughout the Northeast and Midwest, thanks to a three-year, $2 million grant from the @USDA. news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/0…
Cornell Votes is a university-wide non-partisan campaign to increase voter registration, turnout and civic engagement. This #NationalVoterRegistrationDay, they are hosting a virtual event with speakers, resources and more. bit.ly/2FPSAym
The history of superconducting materials has been a tale of two types: s-wave and d-wave. Now, Cornell researchers have discovered a possible third type: g-wave. news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/0…
Four faculty experts kicked off @CornellCAS' yearlong “Racism in America” series with a discussion on policing and incarceration. The series explores research-based discoveries and potential solutions for combating systemic racism and improving equity. news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/0…
A Cornell researcher is developing a technique for precise fabrication of porous ceramic materials, opening a new realm of possibilities for their application in industrial and biomedical products. news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/0…
President Martha Pollack reflects on the life and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg '54. news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/0…
Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54, whose legal career in the fight for women’s rights, equal rights and human dignity culminated with her ascent to the U.S. Supreme Court, died Sept. 18. We mourn her passing and remember the life and legacy of this true icon. news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/0…
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