Six faculty members are recipients of 2018 Louis H. Zalaznick Teaching Assistantships, receiving funds to develop or expand courses, and add teaching assistants.
Congratulations to Marjolein van der Meulen, Ph.D. for receiving the New ASBMR 2018 Adele L. Boskey Award!
The award will be presented on Saturday, September 29 during the ASBMR 2018 Annual Meeting in Montréal, Québec, Canada.
A new exchange program will present biomedical students from Cornell and Arusha Technical College in Tanzania with opportunities from opposite sides of the globe.
On Sunday, May 6, Cornell’s Diversity Programs in Engineering (DPE) recognized outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, student organizations, faculty and staff at its annual awards banquet. Award recipients were selected via a nomination process that provided qualitative examples of their deeds and efforts within the Engineering community and/or across Cornell. Among the recipients were the following Meinig School affiliates: Haley Antoine ’19, Biomedical Engineering, Undergraduate Student of the Year Juan “JJ” Paredes, Biomedical Engineering, PhD Candidate, Zellman Warhaft Commitment...
A Cornell-built hand-held device for detecting a form of cancer common in sub-Saharan Africa was successful in initial testing in Uganda.
Particular gains have been made in computer science, where female students once comprised a fraction of the department. In 2017-18, women accounted for 38 percent of computer science majors, who come from both the College of Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences. Among this year’s incoming engineering class, 55 percent of students indicating an interest in the field are women. Women are not only enrolling in engineering at Cornell, they’re succeeding. In the Class of 2018, men and women had average GPAs of 3.4, and the five-year graduation rate for both female and male...