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Faculty honored for excellence in advising, research, teaching

Faculty honored for excellence in advising, research, teaching

November 11, 2016

Twenty-four faculty were honored at the 2016 Excellence in Advising, Research and Teaching Awards. read more

Greene named Fellow of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography.

Greene named Fellow of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography.

November 8, 2016

ASLO will honor new Fellows in Honolulu in February 2017. read more

Board of Trustees elects Martin Evans as Mary Upson Visiting Professor

Board of Trustees elects Martin Evans as Mary Upson Visiting Professor

November 3, 2016

Martin J. Evans will be a Mary Shepard B. Upson Visiting Professor in Engineering for 2016-17 academic year. read more

Frank H.T. Rhodes, at 90, honored for academic impact

Frank H.T. Rhodes, at 90, honored for academic impact

October 31, 2016

A symposium and celebration was held Oct. 29 to honor President Emeritus Frank H.T. Rhodes on his 90th birthday. read more

Colorado River's dead clams tell tales of carbon emission

Colorado River's dead clams tell tales of carbon emission

October 27, 2016

Scientists have begun to account for the topsy-turvy carbon cycle of the Colorado River delta – once a massive green estuary of grassland, marshes and cottonwood, now desiccated dead land. read more

Kernan receives Excellence in Teaching Award from College of Engineering

Kernan receives Excellence in Teaching Award from College of Engineering

October 24, 2016

The Douglas Whitney '61 teaching award has been awarded to Assistant Professor Katie Keranen of EAS. read more

Pritchard's newly funded research: using satellites to help predict volcanic eruptions

Pritchard's newly funded research: using satellites to help predict volcanic eruptions

October 21, 2016

Deforming volcano increase being investigated by Pritchard and his collaborators. read more

Rhodes Symposium will honor emeritus president on his 90th

Rhodes Symposium will honor emeritus president on his 90th

October 20, 2016

The Frank H.T. Rhodes Symposium will celebrate the emeritus president's 90th birthday by bringing two noted scholars to discuss his contributions to paleontology and Darwin studies. read more

Research project to combat 'superbugs,' antibiotic resistance

Research project to combat 'superbugs,' antibiotic resistance

October 18, 2016

Cornell researchers received a $500,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help in a national initiative to combat drug-resistant organisms, sometimes referred to as... read more

'Bolt of lightning' captures development of block copolymer

'Bolt of lightning' captures development of block copolymer

October 18, 2016

By quickly heating and cooling a block copolymer, researchers show the ability to alter the material's properties, which could have applications in data-archiving devices and filters. read more

Megadrought study shows consequences as Earth warms

Megadrought study shows consequences as Earth warms

October 14, 2016

Ault explains tug-of-war between precipitation and evaporation in Science Daily published work. read more

Wysocki receives 2017 AMS Teaching Excellence Award

Wysocki receives 2017 AMS Teaching Excellence Award

October 3, 2016

The Edward N. Lorenz Teaching Excellence Awardee for 2017 is Cornell's Sr. Lecturer, Mark Wysock. read more

Dan Wilks elected AMS Fellow

Dan Wilks elected AMS Fellow

October 2, 2016

The American Meteorological Society has announced its 2017 Fellows. read more

Sinclair makes top ten at International Mineral Processing Conference

Sinclair makes top ten at International Mineral Processing Conference

October 2, 2016

Thompson, Tester student receives Young Author Award from the IMPC. read more

EAS Geochemistry; Atmospheric Science/Climate Dynamics searches begin

EAS Geochemistry; Atmospheric Science/Climate Dynamics searches begin

September 29, 2016

For full job descriptions visit Job Opportunities from NEWS and EVENTS page. read more

Engineering undergraduate programs rate highly

Engineering undergraduate programs rate highly

September 13, 2016

US News and World Report ranks Cornell Engineering's undergraduate program #9 in the nation read more

Geothermal project could warm campus, expand energy study

Geothermal project could warm campus, expand energy study

September 6, 2016

Cornell is pursuing a project that has the potential to eliminate 82,000 metric tons of carbon from its annual footprint and establish one of the country's most advanced geothermal systems to heat... read more

Robert W. Kay becomes AGU Fellow

Robert W. Kay becomes AGU Fellow

July 26, 2016

The American Geophysical Union has announced its 2016 Class of AGU Fellows of which Professor Emeritus Robert Kay is a part. read more

Hariharan '18 Becomes Rawlings Cornell Presidential Scholar

Hariharan '18 Becomes Rawlings Cornell Presidential Scholar

June 20, 2016

Anant Hariharan '18 has been accepted into the RCPS program. He is one of 25 rising junior; 200 students overall receive this honor. read more

Pryor and Mahowald's Research Projects Included in ACSF's Selected 2016 Academic Venture Fund Awards.

Pryor and Mahowald's Research Projects Included in ACSF's Selected 2016 Academic Venture Fund Awards.

June 16, 2016

Sustainability challenges addressed by 2016 AVF awards to benefit people, environment. read more

Three EAS Graduate Students Receive NASA Fellowships

Three EAS Graduate Students Receive NASA Fellowships

May 25, 2016

Delgado, Durkin, Hadnott receive Earth and Space Science fellowships from NASA. read more

Kellner Chosen to Intern with the NAGT/USGS

Kellner Chosen to Intern with the NAGT/USGS

May 17, 2016

Senior SES major, Caroline Kellner was nominated by Prof. Suzanne Kay and chosen to participate in summer program. read more

SES Senior Kapili's Research, Aspirations Featured

SES Senior Kapili's Research, Aspirations Featured

May 13, 2016

Bennett Kapili '16, sparked the Cornell Chronicle's interest after he presented a poster at CURB in April. His story is featured in the May 12 issue. read more

Undergraduate Research Symposium a Success

Undergraduate Research Symposium a Success

May 13, 2016

Oral presentations and posters were part of the Spring 2016 Undergraduate Symposium in Snee Hall on May 13th. read more

Katie Keranen on 60 Minutes: Oklahoma Rise in Quakes Story

Katie Keranen on 60 Minutes: Oklahoma Rise in Quakes Story

May 10, 2016

CBS News interviews experts on Oklahoma's increasing earthquakes. read more

NYS Climate Information Now On New Comprehensive Website

NYS Climate Information Now On New Comprehensive Website

May 10, 2016

Art DeGaetano is a co-investigator for the New York Climate Change Science Clearinghouse. read more

EAS Grad Students in Mars 2020 Mission Talks

EAS Grad Students in Mars 2020 Mission Talks

May 6, 2016

Ph.D. candidates Sam Birch and Whyjay Zheng (pictured far right) appear in Cornell Chronicle article photo about Mars rover landing sites. read more

Kay Inducted into the National Academy of Sciences of Argentina

Kay Inducted into the National Academy of Sciences of Argentina

March 17, 2016

Suzanne Kay is first American geological scientist to become a corresponding member of the academy. read more

Lohman Elected Chair for UNAVCO's Board of Directors

Lohman Elected Chair for UNAVCO's Board of Directors

March 9, 2016

Rowena Lohman has been elected 2016 Chair of the Board of Directors for UNAVCO. read more

Senior group is guiding Cornell's climate actions

Senior group is guiding Cornell's climate actions

February 25, 2016

President Elizabeth Garrett formed the Senior Leaders Climate Action Group last November to focus on improving climate trends by spurring cross-disciplinary solutions on campus and globally. read more

Research Indicates Three States Suitable for Geothermal Energy

Research Indicates Three States Suitable for Geothermal Energy

February 24, 2016

Looking towards newer sources to fulfill the world’s energy requirements read more

Alabi, Ananth, Hartley, Keranen, Singh win NSF CAREER Awards

Alabi, Ananth, Hartley, Keranen, Singh win NSF CAREER Awards

February 8, 2016

Five Cornell assistant professors have been honored by the National Science Foundation with Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards, with funding totaling more than $2.5 million. read more

Archer, Mahowald named ‘most influential’ researchers by Thompson Reuters

January 29, 2016

Two Cornell Engineering faculty have been named to a list of the world's most influential scientific minds for 2015 compiled by Thompson Reuters and based on how often faculty members' research is... read more

SES majors will participate in CORALS Apprenticeship for Lynch Scholars

SES majors will participate in CORALS Apprenticeship for Lynch Scholars

January 15, 2016

Three Science of Earth Systems students have been selected to participate in the Spring 2016 CORALS program at Friday Harbor Labs, Washington. read more

Caiola Receives Research Award

Caiola Receives Research Award

January 12, 2016

Engineering Learning Initiatives awards research funds to undergraduate Louis Caiola III. read more