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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.

Insectapalooza 2019 will be bigger and buggier – and free

The Department of Entomology on Oct. 19 will host Insectapalooza, an annual extravaganza that aims to take the “creepy” out of “creepy-crawly.” This year’s event is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stocking Hall – and it’s free.

Nominations sought for community-engaged learning awards

Two faculty awards recognizing excellence in community-engaged learning are open for nominations. Both awards are administered by the Office of Engagement Initiatives.

CCE summer interns extend and explore

Twenty-nine Cornell undergraduates spent their summers working and conducting research in communities across New York state as Cornell Cooperative Extension interns.

Pilot course partners students with incarcerated learners

The Prison Partners Library Research course aims to transform students into research experts as they provide guidance and support for incarcerated students in the Cornell Prison Education Program.

Cornell expert urges Congress to reform infrastructure policies

Testifying Sept. 25 before the U.S. House Budget Committee, Rick Geddes proposed numerous policy reforms to improve the delivery of major infrastructure projects.

Two dozen Engaged Faculty Fellows announced

Twenty-four faculty members, representing six colleges and the Cornell University Library, make up the 2019-20 cohort of the Engaged Faculty Fellowship Program.

Candidates for provost’s fellow for public engagement sought

Faculty members are encouraged to apply for the position of provost’s fellow for public engagement. The application period closes Oct. 15.

‘Migrations’ is theme of Cornell’s first Global Grand Challenge

After an eight-month study, a task force of 16 faculty members has chosen “Migrations” as the theme of the first Cornell Global Grand Challenge, which will tackle the issue with resources from across the university.

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