Cornell tests 'smart,' resilient underground infrastructure

The future looks "smart" for underground infrastructure after a first-of-its-kind experiment testing advanced sensors was conducted June 6 at the Cornell Geotechnical Lifelines Large-Scale Testing Facility.

First Posse graduates reflect on their journeys

On the day before graduation, Posse staff from Cornell's program as well as leaders from the national Posse office gathered to honor the graduates and wish them well.

Davis-Manigaulte honored for NYC extension outreach

Jacqueline Davis-Manigaulte '72 won the 2017 National Urban Extension Leadership Award for excellence in urban extension programming and leadership for her Cornell University Cooperative Extension-New York City work.

'Human Again' film explores work with prison theater group

A panel discussion and screening of "Human Again," professor Bruce Levitt's documentary about a theater program in the Auburn Correctional Facility, is June 10 at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.

Poverty fighters find new ways to educate and collaborate

The Program Work Team on Poverty and Economic Hardship met to brainstorm ways to eradicate poverty in upstate New York. In the United States, 40 percent of people will be poor at some point during their adult life, they said.

Forum focuses on youth development strategies

Youth Development Research Update brought to campus more than 50 Cornell Cooperative Extension educators and 4-H program leaders, youth service providers and faculty to discuss issues of well-being in children.

New consortium aims to reduce greenhouse energy use

The Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering consortium, announced June 5 and led by researchers at Cornell and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will transform the way greenhouses operate to reduce electricity use for lighting by up to 70 percent.

Governor, labor unions announce climate jobs program

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today he will dramatically increase the state's efforts to combat climate change and position unions to lead the nation in transitioning to a clean-energy economy.

NYC workshop tackles how to build sustainable cities

On May 23, more than 60 people gathered at the College of Architecture, Art and Planning's studio space in New York City to consider how built environments can help meet climate change challenges.