An incoming Cornell graduate student in astronomy is involved in recently-published work that may reinvigorate an older method of measuring the angular size of stars, using new technology and computing capability.
While they say more needs to be done to secure permanent protected status for “Dreamers,” some Cornell faculty say they’re hopeful about the recent Supreme Court ruling, which ruled that the Trump administration’s move to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in 2017 was unlawful.
Two doctoral students in the field of government recently won fellowships for their research.
Angie Torres, a second-year student, won a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The five-year fellowship includes three years of financial support including an annual stipend of $34,000.
Austin Bunn, associate professor and Koenig Jacobson Sesquicentennial Fellow in the Department of Performing & Media Arts, will take over leadership of the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity July 1.
The program, launched in 2017, offers a unique multidisciplinary curriculum to a cohort of 100 students, 25 in each class.
Sophomores in the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity were supposed to be spending the summer of 2020 living in the House on Roosevelt Island in New York City and taking a special set of classes at Cornell Tech.
As a college senior stuck home during quarantine with an interest in infectious diseases and past experience with the World Health Organization (WHO), Dalton Price ’20 thought it was completely obvious that he would sign up to help in any way he could during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The more than 200 members of Cornell’s choral groups may not be able to sing together each week, but they are still spending time listening and sharing their love of music virtually, with a host of guest visitors this semester.