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Scientists sic samurai wasps on stink bugs

Cornell researchers have released samurai wasps on 24 farms throughout New York to test how well they control brown marmorated stink bugs, an agricultural and household pest.

ILR teaches employment rights at correctional facility

Every other Friday, individuals incarcerated at the Queensboro Correctional Facility take the Know Your Employment Rights course on employment rights taught by the ILR Labor and Employment Law Program.

Sustainable economic strategies spur engaged research interest

Erie County officials shared initiatives focused on sustainability and economic growth, quality of life and building strong communities with faculty at a recent roundtable.

African lawyers gain expertise at death penalty institute

Cornell Law School’s Makwanyane Institute welcomed 14 African lawyers to campus, where they’ll get intensive training to represent those facing the death penalty in Africa.

'Oculi' pavilion opens to public at NYC arts festival

Connecting upstate and downstate, urban and rural, a pavilion made from reused metal grain bins opened to the public June 23 on Governors Island in lower New York Harbor. Four Cornell faculty members collaborated on the project with a team including students and alumni.

Veterinary pathologists bolster NY crime-fighting efforts

Recognition of the link between human and animal abuse has helped spur a slowly growing system for investigating and prosecuting crimes against animals. Cornell veterinary pathologists play a key role, performing necropsies and delivering expert testimony.

Giant map gives ‘foots-on’ education about NY geography

Cornell Cooperative Extension is leading teacher workshops on how to use a giant traveling map that can give students a novel way to learn about New York state geography.

Engaging with off-campus communities

The Office of Community Relations is on the move this summer with the Community Relations Engagement Wagon to share its services and knowledge with Cornell offices and colleagues.

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Higher ed adds jobs, dollars to regional economy

The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce hosted the leaders of three area universities, including Cornell, who described ways in which their institutions benefit the economy and society of New York state’s Southern Tier region.