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2018 Merrill scholars honor their teachers, mentors

More than 30 of Cornell’s most accomplished graduating seniors were honored May 23, along with their most inspiring high school teachers and Cornell faculty members, at the Merrill Presidential Scholars Convocation luncheon.

Cornell Center of Excellence to grow state’s food and ag economy

Cornell will establish a new Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, thanks to $1 million in state funding.  

Faculty use new formats – including comics – to convey research

Faculty and academic staff presented projects including comics, videos and websites in the Knowledge Matters Fellowship, May 10.

Graduate student grants fund community-engaged projects

Engaged Graduate Student Grants will support 21 Cornell doctoral students and their community partners researching a range of topics. 

Two named 2018 Kaplan Faculty Fellows for service-learning work

Two Cornell faculty members were awarded the 2018 Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship on April 24.

Cornell’s impact in New York state

A new interactive website highlights how Cornell carries out its public mission through partnerships and service in New York state.

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Game Design Initiative hosts showcase May 18

Student video game designers show off their work from this year at a free showcase May 18 in Carpenter Hall.

Youth advocate Greta Sloan ’18 wins campus-community leadership award

Senior Greta Sloan has been named the 2018 winner of the Cornell University Relations’ Campus-Community Leadership Award.   

Math competition draws upstate girls to Cornell

Thirty-four teams from 18 schools in upstate New York competed April 29 in Girls’ Adventures in Math, a team-based math competition for girls in grades 3-8.