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Atkinson Center names 2018-19 SSHA faculty fellows

Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future has named seven social sciences, humanities and arts (SSHA) fellows for the 2018-19 academic year.

J. Meejin Yoon named dean of AAP

J. Meejin Yoon, B.Arch. ’95, will return to Cornell as the next dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning. Her five-year term as the Gale and Ira Drukier Dean begins Jan. 1, 2019.

Online collection captures Sri Lankan village life

Cornell University Library has launched a new digital collection depicting the evolution of a remote Sri Lankan village.

Upson Hall makeover achieves LEED platinum

The completely reconstructed Upson Hall – for 60 years an anchor on the Engineering Quad and home to the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering – has been certified LEED Platinum.

Career Explorations puts future in 4-H'ers hands

More than 500 middle and high school students from across New York gathered at Cornell’s Ithaca campus June 26-28 to participate in workshops taught by Cornell faculty, staff and graduate students during the annual 4-H Career Explorations conference.

'Oculi' pavilion opens to public at NYC arts festival

Connecting upstate and downstate, urban and rural, a pavilion made from reused metal grain bins opened to the public June 23 on Governors Island in lower New York Harbor. Four Cornell faculty members collaborated on the project with a team including students and alumni.

‘Collaboratory’ shares ideas on food, healing, justice

The Ecological Learning Collaboratory brought people from Africa, South Asia and North America to interact with Cornell faculty.

Graduate student grants fund community-engaged projects

Engaged Graduate Student Grants will support 21 Cornell doctoral students and their community partners researching a range of topics. 

Two Cornell-related teams chosen as ‘Reimagine the Canals’ finalists

Two Cornell teams are finalists in the Reimagine the Canals competition, a $2.5 million New York state contest that aspires to return the 200-year-old Erie Canal into an economic catalyst and tourism hotspot.