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Burrow, Felippe named provost’s fellows for public engagement

Faculty members Anthony Burrow and Julia Felippe, Ph.D. ’02, have been appointed provost’s fellows for public engagement, to advance Cornell’s public engagement mission and initiatives around community-engaged learning and research.

Zoo U: Conservation, education drive Cornell-zoo partnership

A 23-year partnership between the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York, and the College of Veterinary Medicine provides care for endangered species while giving veterinarians and students specialized training.

Staff share experiences in community-engaged work

The second Community Engagement Staff Institute on Jan. 7 drew 70 staff members from across campus to discuss their engagement work with students and ways to strengthen community partnerships.

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Cornell develops educational toolkit for testing e-cigarettes

The College of Veterinary Medicine has developed a new learning module for high school classrooms that encourages students to directly test the effects of e-cigarette vapor on living cells.

Engagement grant will help support disability advocacy

The Yang-Tan Institute’s Partners in Policymaking program will continue, even though the class will no longer be offered, thanks to help from an Engaged Opportunity Grant awarded through the Office of Engagement Initiatives.

New Einaudi Center director launches book in Zambia

Rachel Beatty Riedl, director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, launched her new book, “From Pews to Politics: Religious Sermons and Political Participation in Africa,” Dec. 11 at the University of Zambia.

Shelter medicine program takes veterinary care to rural area

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell provided four one-day veterinary wellness clinics in 2019 to pets of low-income residents of Schuyler County, New York, thanks to an Engaged Opportunity Grant from the Office of Engagement Initiatives.

United Way Winter Fest serves up fun, music, generosity

Holiday spirit adorned the Memorial Room at Willard Straight Hall during Cornell’s United Way Winter Fest Dec. 13, which served as the end-marker for a campaign that began Sept. 26.

Mother, daughter reindeer back on holiday duty after surgeries

A reindeer mother and daughter are ready for duty this holiday season following cataract surgery in late summer at the Cornell University Equine and Nemo Farm Animal Hospital.