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Atkinson's Academic Venture Fund awards $1.5M to 12 projects

The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future’s Academic Venture Fund has awarded $1.5 million to a range of projects that will provide sustainable solutions around the world, from the Finger Lakes to the Pamir Mountains in Central Asia.

NY high schoolers dig into food security issues

New York state high school students came to campus June 29 for the New York Youth Institute, an ambitious program that aims to build a core of young leaders to battle hunger around the world.

McNair scholars tout educational programs in DC visit

Thirteen students participating in the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program at Cornell traveled to Washington, D.C., June 28 to advocate for federal programs assisting first-generation and low-income college students.

ILR teaches employment rights at correctional facility

Every other Friday, individuals incarcerated at the Queensboro Correctional Facility take the Know Your Employment Rights course on employment rights taught by the ILR Labor and Employment Law Program.

Sustainable economic strategies spur engaged research interest

Erie County officials shared initiatives focused on sustainability and economic growth, quality of life and building strong communities with faculty at a recent roundtable.

African lawyers gain expertise at death penalty institute

Cornell Law School’s Makwanyane Institute welcomed 14 African lawyers to campus, where they’ll get intensive training to represent those facing the death penalty in Africa.

Veterinary pathologists bolster NY crime-fighting efforts

Recognition of the link between human and animal abuse has helped spur a slowly growing system for investigating and prosecuting crimes against animals. Cornell veterinary pathologists play a key role, performing necropsies and delivering expert testimony.

Mobile consulate services aid NY farmworkers

The Cornell Farmworker Program helped more than 400 Guatemalans from across the state receive services from the Guatemalan mobile consulate.

ILR’s High Road fellows make an impact on Western New York

The High Road fellowship program is sending 21 undergraduates to work with Western New York community-based organizations.