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Urban Design Studio team wins top award at state conference

A yearlong project won students from the College of Architecture, Art and Planning a top award from the American Planning Association Upstate New York Chapter.

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Alumnus shares lessons learned from the campaign trail

Ryan Quinn ’18 visited campus Sept. 19 to speak to students about his experience working on a Congressional campaign and about what he has learned about relating to people.

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Attorney and new trustee shares career journey with students

During a Sept. 20 visit to campus, Stephen Robinson ’81, J.D. ’84, assured undergrads that having 10 different jobs during your career is completely normal, and actually pretty exciting.

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Symposium seeks to beat back ‘zombies,’ grow sustainable housing

Cornell’s sixth annual Community Development Institute brought together more than 125 experts in academia, government and community development to discuss solutions for dealing with “zombie homes” across New York state.

Writer, emeritus professor James McConkey dies at 98

Acclaimed writer James McConkey, a mentor to young writers at Cornell for nearly four decades, died Oct. 24 in Enfield. He was 98.

To rid electric grid of carbon, shore up green energy support

Cornell and Northwestern engineers, and a federal economist, have created an energy model that aims to remove carbon power from the U.S. electric grid – replacing it with financially feasible green energy.

Project partners researchers, librarians and AI to fight hunger

Ceres2030, a global effort led by International Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is employing machine learning, librarian expertise and cutting-edge research analysis to use existing knowledge to help eliminate hunger by 2030.

Economic scarcity shifts perception, leads to discrimination

Research by a Cornell sociologist found that under conditions of perceived economic scarcity, white decision-makers began to see black individuals differently, an implicit shift linked to devaluation and discriminatory behavior.

CCE connects local farms, foodies through Taste NY

From maple syrup to apple cider to goat's milk soap, New York farms are growing sales in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension and Taste NY stores across the state.

Cornell sharpens its strategic approach to external education

As of January 2020, Cornell will bring together eCornell, its online learning platform, and other external education programs as a new unit under the academic leadership of the Office of the Provost.

Things to Do, Oct. 25-Nov. 1, 2019

Events this week include Chocolatada! at Cornell Botanic Gardens; Halloween film screenings and costume parties at Cornell Cinema; a concert of train songs, and a podcast recording at the Johnson Museum.

Art and science provide fertile ground for research, teaching

Research projects investigating the sounds of soil bring the fields of soil science, art, bioacoustics, entomology and other disciplines together, and blend creative practice with scientific inquiry.