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United Way’s Day of Caring puts spotlight on food insecurity

The Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring collected goods for local food pantries and helped kick off the United Way of Tompkins County's $1.9 million annual giving campaign.

Bus exhibit offers exercises in recognizing unconscious bias

The Check Your Blind Spots bus comes to campus Sept. 16, an interactive experience providing ways to learn about and mitigate unconscious bias.

Cornell veterinarians help horse, rider return to ring

When Wrangler, an 11-year-old show horse, was diagnosed with “kissing spine,” veterinarians at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals performed surgery that got horse and rider back into the ring. 

BEAR Walk fair builds bridges between Cornell, community

Poetry, belly dancing and bear hugs highlighted the BEAR Walk Community Fair, Sept. 5 in Collegetown, an event that encouraged Cornell students to engage with their adopted home and be good neighbors. 

Vice provost is building culture of entrepreneurship and innovation

Emmanuel Giannelis, Cornell’s vice provost for research and vice president for technology transfer, intellectual property and research policy, discusses how the university is integrating research across its campuses and building an entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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South Bronx high schoolers aim for college, via Cornell

Shivani Ramsaran is one of dozens of South Bronx high schoolers who have become better prepared for college thanks to scholarships and programs at Cornell’s School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions.

United Way kickoff promises fun, while making a difference

This year’s Cornell United Way campaign kickoff celebration will take place Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. in the Willard Straight Hall Memorial Room with free food, music, entertainment and surprises.

Town meets gown at community welcome celebrations

Students engage with the local community at the BEAR Walk Community Fair geared to all Collegetown residents Sept. 5, and CU Downtown, Sept. 7 on the Ithaca Commons.

Students hunt for maple seedlings in the name of science

Two CALS students worked with local landowners and conservationists in the forests of central New Hampshire this summer, helping communities cope with the decline of sugar-maple populations.