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Symposium seeks to beat back ‘zombies,’ grow sustainable housing

Cornell’s sixth annual Community Development Institute brought together more than 125 experts in academia, government and community development to discuss solutions for dealing with “zombie homes” across New York state.

CCE connects local farms, foodies through Taste NY

From maple syrup to apple cider to goat's milk soap, New York farms are growing sales in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension and Taste NY stores across the state.

CCE’s Blocks in Bloom helps communities flourish

Rochester neighborhood reaps benefits of Cooperative Extension initiative run through Master Gardener Program and fueled by trained volunteers who provide research-based support to the public.

New global development unit calls for ‘education with impact’

The Department of Global Development will draw from faculty across the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to create a unified development studies program.

Micro-satellites offer a fresh view of NYS agriculture

A Cornell doctoral student is deploying new satellite technology that may be used for space research in the future and help New York farmers make more informed decisions today about growing crops and caring for animals.

Eastern Broccoli Project on track to meet $100M goal

The Eastern Broccoli Project began in 2010 with the goal of growing a $100 million broccoli industry in the Eastern U.S. in 10 years. With two remaining years of funding, Cornell researchers say they are on schedule to meet their goal.

Orphaned turtles rescued thanks to Cornell wildlife team

Between May and July, the Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital at the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine rescued approximately 150 eggs from pregnant turtles that were either injured or killed while crossing roads.

NYC-based landscape architecture course a first

This past summer, Cornell landscape architecture students examined complicated redevelopment questions regarding post-industrial sites in New York City and designed their own projects.

Cornell’s Humphrey Program marks 40 years of public service

On Oct. 22-23, Cornell’s Humphrey Program will celebrate 40 years of enriching the professional experience of more than 400 people from 111 countries, who’ve come to Cornell for a yearlong exchange.