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Lisa Skeet Tatum, ChEME alumnus

Dell and Landit: Delivering a personalized level of service

See how our Small Business Technology Advisor helps Lisa Skeete Tatum '89, founder and CEO of Landit and WeWork member, find the right technology for her, find the right technology for her business, so Landit can provide that same level of personalized service to diverse groups of people in support of their careers.

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Plant biology research

Helping to Relieve Crop Survival Stress

By: Cornell Chronicle

As published in the Cornell Chronicle, "Prof. Abe Stroock has spent much of his career studying microfluidics, wet chemical processes on small scales. About a decade ago, he became intrigued by plant microvasculature, the webs of capillaries that move liquid around inside tissue. Plants have two systems: the xylem, which brings water up to the leaves, and the phloem, which carries photosynthetic products down from the leaves to the rest of the plant’s tissues. Important questions remain about how these systems work."

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NSF Fellowship Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2019 NSF Fellowship awardees: Francis Ledesma Olivia Yong Rose Yin This is the first time in Smith School history that three undergrad fellowships were awarded in a single year.

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CBE Women wins 2019 Graduate/Professional Student Organization of the Year Award

CBE Women, is one of two winners of the 2019 Graduate/Professional Student Organization of the Year Award presented by the Office of Student and Campus Life for exemplary work in Diversity and Inclusion on the Cornell campus. Dean Vijay Pendakur will honor CBE Women at the Perkins Prize and SCL Diversity and Inclusion Reception and Ceremony on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. To learn more about Student & Campus Life Diversity and Inclusion Awards and the Perkins Prize, please visit: https://dos.cornell.edu/about/perkins-prize

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ChemE Car Team

Cornell ChemE Car Team places 3rd in Regional Competition

The competition car was powered by a zinc alkaline battery and stopped by an iodine clock reaction. The 2019 competition took place at University of Massachusetts Amherst, and the distance needed to reach as closely as possible was 15.5 meters. Cornell's ChemE car stopped .95 meters short of the line and finished in third place, qualifying the team for Nationals. The National competition will take place in Orlando, FL at the AIChE Student Conference in November. Participating members of ChemE car were: Judson Freidl, Jonothan Ong-Siong, Brayan Pena, Sophia Oguri, Isabella Romano, Kathy Chen,...

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Cornell Engineering among best in U.S. News grad school rankings

Cornell Engineering ranks #14 among engineering colleges in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings released on March 12, 2019. Cornell also ranked highly in 11 specialty rankings: #12 Aerospace Engineering #03 Biological/Agricultural Engineering #14 Biomedical Engineering #18 Chemical Engineering #11 Civil Engineering #09 Computer Engineering #09 Electrical Engineering #10 Environmental Engineering #09 Industrial/Systems Engineering #08 Materials Engineering #08 Mechanical Engineering Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted...

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Cornell women make history

Making their mark: Cornell women through the ages

In a letter dated February 17, 1867, Ezra Cornell stated young women should be educated in the university as well as young men so that both would have the same opportunities. In 1870, the first woman was admitted to Cornell, making it one of the first universities in the Ivy League to admit both men and women.

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We’ve got the beets: Food consumers may see red, naturally

By: Cornell Chronicle

Cornell food scientists hunting for a stable, natural red food coloring to replace artificial dyes have unlocked a secret: Use beet extract and pair it with a starchy partner, according to research published Feb. 8 in the journal Food Hydrocolloids.

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