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Students envision future of Hudson River town confronting flooding

Residents of Piermont, New York are facing climate change, as Hudson River flooding begins to encroach their waterfront streets. Cornell students provided concepts at an open house on how to handle it.

Kids test-drive social media sites – minus the risks

A new social media simulator lets kids learn to present themselves online, deal with cyberbullying and identify fake news, all in a safe offline environment.

Coalition to provide data for improving life science career choices

President Martha E. Pollack has committed the university to a new multi-institution initiative to make public data pertaining to career outcomes for life sciences doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers.

Faculty committee tasked to envision opportunities in New York City

President Martha E. Pollack has charged a committee of 12 faculty members from across the university to envision what Cornell’s presence in New York City might look like over the next decade.

Engaged Faculty Fellows connect classroom and community

Seven faculty members are part of the yearlong Engaged Faculty Fellowship Program, which focuses on engaged courses and curricula.

Program trains new farm owners for business success

The Cornell Small Farms Program is preparing the next generation of farmers and ranchers to succeed with a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Max Zhang: Local engagement yields ‘real social impact’

Engineer Max Zhang makes a concerted effort to improve the world through collaboration. “Ideas will only stay in my lab, will only stay on paper, if we don’t engage or work with the community.”

Cisterns could boost sustainable tourism on Greek island of Santorini

Cornell researchers are helping address water use on the Greek island of Santorini by reviving subterranean cisterns.

Multilingual students help kids ride the road to reading

Thanks to multilingual Cornell students, 500 Ithaca-area children learning English as a second language each have a new book personalized just for them, with the English text translated into their native language.