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Poverty leads to insight, says Oxfam VP

John Ambler, Ph.D. ’87, vice president of strategy for Oxfam America, delivered the Kaplan Family Distinguished Lecture April 24.

Student teams go global to help businesses

Each of eight student teams went to a different country as part of the Student Multidisciplinary Applied Research Teams (SMART) program, to help businesses around the world.

CU Winds takes service-learning tour of D.C.

Forty students in Cornell Wind Ensembles performed concerts, led workshops for high school musicians and gave instruments to two schools on a service-learning trip to Washington, D.C.

Engaged Learning + Research shows off new offices

The Engaged Learning + Research center hosted an open house April 19 to show off renovated offices; afterward, the Service-Learning Showcase featured students engaged in service-learning projects.

Outreach coordinator receives Williams research award

Corinna Lewis, outreach coordinator of Cornell Abroad, received the 2012 Marilyn Emmons Williams Award in March for promoting undergraduate research at Cornell.

Group focuses on Nicaragua service learning, reflection

Students with Bridges to Community not only takes students to Nicaragua to build during spring break but also run a course to help students process their experiences.

Food for seniors, vaccine delivery are the Big Ideas

Ideas to provide seniors with better food and deliver vaccines via peanuts won top prizes in the annual Big Idea competition April 19.

We need to help immigrants stay in U.S., panelists say

Cornell joined more than 75 colleges and universities to observe the National Day of Immigration Reform with a debate on the issue April 19.

Art, archaeology highlight student humanities research

Students presented research in the humanities at a forum April 16, with projects ranging from local archaeology to art, architecture, service-learning and philosophy.