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Partnership to assess pollinator-friendly solar farms

Entomologist Scott McArt is partnering with a leading national solar developer on a groundbreaking study to determine the local benefits of wildflower plantings on solar sites in central New York and the Hudson Valley.

Symposium honors bioengineering pioneer Mike Shuler

Scientists from around the world gathered June 22 to honor the career of Professor Michael Shuler, whose work in modeling biological systems continues to revolutionize the field of bioengineering and change the way pharmaceutical drugs are developed.

Scholars train for research in real-world settings

Thirty-three researchers from across the globe visited the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research last month to learn how to conduct research through community partnerships that will inform real-world practices and decisions.

Ithaca entrepreneurs light up region’s startup economy

The robust startup scene in Ithaca helps diversify the region’s economy, speakers said at the “State of Ithaca’s Startup Economy” event, hosted by the business incubator Rev: Ithaca Startup Works.

Choi family featured in new book about immigrants to America

Every family in America has an immigration story. In a new anthology, Andrew Tisch and Mary Skafidas showcase a variety of voices whose own origin stories illustrate the rich fabric of cultures and backgrounds that comprise the United States.

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.

Decade-long galaxy survey releases final catalog

The last data release and final official survey paper from the Arecibo Legacy Fast ALFA survey, a 13-year project led by Cornell astronomers, has just been published.

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.

Things to Do, June 29-July 31, 2018

Summer events at Cornell include a party at the Johnson Museum, free concerts and lectures, Cinema Under the Stars, a college fair for high school students and Staff Development Day.