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2011-05-01 00:09:04

Elizabeth Threlkeld, a sophomore at Olin College of Engineering, has been named a Goldwater Scholar for the 2011-12 academic year. The Goldwater scholarship is the premier undergraduate award of its type in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering.

2011-04-12 15:03:05

Weill Cornell researchers say that social context matters in the teaching of medicine and delivery of health care.

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2011-04-11 14:00:07

When black holes slam into each other, the surrounding space and time surge and undulate like a heaving sea during a storm.

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2011-04-11 06:05:00

Does labeling food as organic mislead the brain into thinking it is better tasting and healthier than it actually is?

2011-04-04 18:25:28

Available for expert commentary on the latest research findings presented at the 2011 American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting in New Orleans, April 2 to 5, is Dr. Antonio M. Gotto Jr., the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College and a recognized authority on lipid therapy and cardiovascular disease.

2011-03-22 12:53:00

Institute will align goals across research and practice and ensure Johnson's leadership position in today's critical growth areas of entrepreneurship and innovation ITHACA, N.Y., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University has announced the formation of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute (EII), which will act as a hub for entrepreneurial research, education and programmatic activities.

2011-03-16 00:00:31

Procurex Inc., a proven technology and procurement expert, proudly announces Cornell University’s decision to enter into a membership contract through 2012.

2011-02-02 19:00:43

Fifteen members of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) gave presentations at the "Second Annual National Bed Bug Summit: Advancing Towards Solutions to the Bed Bug Problem," held by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington, DC, February 2, 2011. The meeting focused on what is being done to combat bed bugs, the importance of educating consumers, improvements in prevention and control techniques, controlling bed bugs in schools and public housing, and on the state of...

2011-02-01 08:48:00

American Academy Study Proposes Ways to Strengthen Scientific Literacy in America CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly all American undergraduates take at least one science-related course in college.

2011-01-20 13:16:00

Alliance with Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business will connect Elite Chinese Leaders with Cornell's world-class students and faculty ITHACA, N.Y., Jan.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.