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Meet Lynn Wooten, new dean of the Dyson School

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Hardware accelerator teams Rev-up product ideas at Demo Day

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Institute focuses on global nutrition policy impact

The Division of Nutrition is hosting the 4th annual WHO/Cochrane/Cornell University Summer Institute for Systematic Reviews in Nutrition for Global Policy Making July 24 to Aug. 4.

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Cornell trains gender-responsive researchers in Africa

Cornell's Gender Responsive Cereal Grains Breeding is being held at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, Aug. 7-16.

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Cornell experts lead January 2018 trip to Myanmar

‘Enchanted Myanmar’ is a trip open to alumni and friends of Cornell that will celebrate 50 years of field-based learning of Cornell’s first and longest-running experiential learning course.

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InSitu@CHESS offers material-testing help to industry, academia

InSitu@CHESS, a program begun in 2014 by engineering professor Matt Miller, offers a way for industry and other labs to test materials using the high-energy X-rays of Cornell's synchrotron source.

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Students conduct research in Asia with travel grants

Emma Berger at the Great Wall

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Gift backs efforts to commercialize research projects

A $500,000 gift from venture capital firm Kairos Ventures will enhance the Cornell Technology Acceleration and Maturation Fund, allowing it to better assist early-stage inventors and start-ups.

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Heritage and ancient grain project feeds a growing demand

A Cornell-led project is helping build a new local grain culture by providing research-backed, farm-to-table information on modern, ancient and heritage wheat varieties.

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Cornell SC Johnson: performance with passion and purpose

Soumitra Dutta, dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, reflects on the accomplishments of the college's first year and goals for next year. Highlights include exceptional fundraising and innovative collaborations.

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Trust in financial markets was biggest victim of Madoff case

Financier Bernie Madoff bilked more than 10,000 investors out of billions of dollars in the 2000s. But professor Scott Yonker says the effect of the largest financial fraud in history rippled far beyond Madoff's direct victims.

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Cuomo signs bill, invests in industrial hemp at Cornell event

New legislation signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on July 12 removes legal obstacles impeding access to hemp seed in a bid to streamline research and farming opportunities in New York.

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N.Y. honeybees stung hard by varroa mite, researchers find

A small mite is causing big trouble for New York state's honeybee population and putting in peril the fruit and vegetable crops that depend on these pollinators.

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Resort legend, Lyft founder honored with Hotel School awards

The School of Hotel Administration honored a hotel industry legend and a pioneer in ride-sharing apps at its ninth annual Cornell Hospitality Icon and Innovator Awards June 6 at The Pierre in Manhattan.

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Musicologist Alejandro Madrid receives Dent Medal

Alejandro L. Madrid, professor of music, has been awarded the Royal Musical Association's Dent Medal. He is the first Latin American winner of the award, which has been given since 1961.

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The social media economy benefits few, new book suggests

A class of enterprising women aspire to make it in the social media economy but often find only unpaid work, says Brooke Erin Duffy, assistant professor of communication, in her book, (Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love.

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Republicans doubt 'global warming' more than 'climate change'

The U.S. public doubts the existence of global warming more than it doubts climate change – and Republicans are driving the effect, according to new research. But there's more agreement on climate science than meets the eye.

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Berry for your thoughts: Contest seeks name for grape

Big on flavor, aroma and size, Cornell's newest grape lacks one defining feature: a name. Grape breeder Bruce Reisch ’76 is offering the public the chance to name it.

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WCM hackathon focuses on 3-D printing innovation

The Clinical and Translational Science Center, in collaboration with the medical student group Tech-in-Medicine, hosted its first hackathon, the 3-D Printing Innovation Challenge, over the course of several days in May.

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Rev startup teams go from 'napkin to prototype'

Eight teams of entrepreneurs are spending their summer developing their business ideas into products at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works' Hardware Accelerator.

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