Day of Caring is Sept. 13; Cornell United Way kicks off Sept. 20 

The United Way of Tompkins County will celebrate its 21st annual Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring and kick off its 2017-18 Community Campaign Sept. 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stewart Park’s large pavilion.

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Top neuroscientists to speak at Cornell Neurotech symposium

The second annual Cornell Neurotech Mong Family Foundation Symposium on Sept. 22 will feature three neuroscientists who will discuss their research exploring the brain.

Cornell-led project to improve grapes gets big boost

A Cornell-led project that uses genomic technology to create varieties that are more flavorful and sustainable has been renewed with a $6.5M USDA grant.

Embark donates to dogs uprooted by tropical storm Harvey

A Cornell-affiliated dog genetics company, Embark Veterinary, will donate 100 percent of their net profits to help canines affected by tropical storm Harvey from Aug. 30 to Sept. 3.

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Cornell maps Ithaca's sustainable campus

Keep up with campus sustainability by consulting Cornell’s new online Sustainable Campus and Community Map.

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Study to explore how phosphorus cycles through the environment

A new grant to a researcher in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences aims to discover the ways phosphorus cycles in the environment.

‘Building Sustainable Communities’ forum is Sept. 28-29

Cornell’s Community and Regional Development Institute (CaRDI) hosts “Building Sustainable Communities: Global Forces, Local Focus,” Sept. 28-29 on campus to help communities become more sustainable.

International faculty fellows make global impact

The inaugural class of international faculty fellows received research funding and contributed to interdisciplinary collaboration through their colleges and the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies.

Undergraduates lead summer film camp for middle school kids

Fifteen students from the Dryden and Spencer-Van Etten middle schools made movies at Cornell this summer in a program that emphasized visual interpretation and expression, and technical and teamwork skills needed to develop a story from idea to film.