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Cooperative Extension takes its message to Albany

Executive directors from Cornell Cooperative Extension county associations from across the state traveled to Albany Jan. 22 to meet with senators and Assembly members from their respective districts.

Anthony Burrow receives Engaged Scholar Prize

Anthony Burrow, associate professor of human development, has won Cornell’s fourth annual Engaged Scholar Prize, which recognizes a faculty member’s innovative approach to community-based scholarship.

Lt. governor returns to proclaim CHESS upgrade complete

Fourteen months after Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul came to announce funding for CHESS-U, the upgrade is officially complete as she returns for a ceremony marking the end of the project.

Engineers’ plan would avert NYC’s dreaded L train shutdown

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has enlisted engineering professors from Cornell and Columbia to help solve a problem that threatened to cause an extended shutdown of a busy New York City subway line.

Natural habitats, bee diversity key to better apple production

A study of bees in apple orchards revealed that a wider diversity of species had a positive effect on apple production. 

Workforce expert helps NY ag respond to challenges

Richard Stup, an agricultural workforce specialist in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is working on ways to help New York state’s farmers tackle workforce issues.

Cornell helps hard cider industry press its popularity

The Cider and Perry Production: Science & Practice course, held at Cornell AgriTech Dec. 3-7 drew hard cider producers from around the country to Geneva.

Cornell brings sounds of Middle East to local K-12 teachers

The Near Eastern Studies course “Listening to the Middle East” explored Quranic recitation and other soundscapes as a professional learning opportunity for local teachers.

Eighth annual TOGO awards celebrate community engagement

The 2018 Cornell Town-Gown Awards recognized three student partnerships with local organizations to develop new bus route signs, sponsor a pet health clinic and explore the future of local emergency medical services.

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