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Botanic Gardens staffer connects people and plants

Now in her third year at Cornell Botanic Gardens as a horticulturist, Emily Detrick, MPS '16, spends her days connecting people with plants.


CCA Biennial launches with art projects across campus

The 2018 Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial, with 18 project installations and performances on the theme “Duration: Passage, Persistence, Survival," launched Sept. 28-29 with a tour of outdoor projects on campus, artist panels with Cornell contributors and lectures by featured artists Carrie Mae Weems and Xu Bing.

Service fair promotes campus-community engagement

A service fair highlighting the work of a range of local organizations will be held Oct. 3 on the Cornell Arts Quad. The fair is free and open to the public.

$1.7 million Mellon grant fortifies prison education

A three-year grant will allow the Cornell Prison Education Program to build on its work with incarcerated students in upstate New York and facilitate curricular engagement for Cornell students.

Grantham appointed director of Northeastern IPM program

Deborah Grantham was named director of the Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center Sept. 16.

Day of Caring draws attention to local needs

The annual Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring and Food Drive Challenge, sponsored by the United Way of Tompkins County, was held Sept. 18 in Stewart Park.


Grants create community-engaged opportunities for students

The Office of Engagement Initiatives has awarded nearly $840,000 to 21 teams of faculty and community partners integrating community engagement into majors and minors.

From fish DNA to Mars: STEM programs inspire kids across NYS

Cornell helps students in kindergarten through 12th grade explore science, technology, engineering and math through a variety of innovative programs.

Cornell and city police team up for child safety

Cornell and Ithaca police are teaming up to provide a free bike rodeo for the public to improve child biking safety, Sept. 29, at the Cornell Grounds Shop.