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Two dozen Engaged Faculty Fellows announced

Twenty-four faculty members, representing six colleges and the Cornell University Library, make up the 2019-20 cohort of the Engaged Faculty Fellowship Program.

Candidates for provost’s fellow for public engagement sought

Faculty members are encouraged to apply for the position of provost’s fellow for public engagement. The application period closes Oct. 15.

‘Migrations’ is theme of Cornell’s first Global Grand Challenge

After an eight-month study, a task force of 16 faculty members has chosen “Migrations” as the theme of the first Cornell Global Grand Challenge, which will tackle the issue with resources from across the university.

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Cornell extends support for county affordable housing

Cornell University has pledged continued support of the Community Housing Development Fund, a joint effort of Tompkins County, the city of Ithaca and Cornell.

Unemployment course gets Engaged Curriculum funds

Ian Greer, M.S. ’03, Ph.D. ’05, a senior research associate in the ILR School, built a class that explores unemployment and the effects surrounding it with the help of the Engaged Curriculum Grant program.

Ripple effect: Cornell helps restore Long Island's shellfish

Cornell Cooperative Extension is leading the largest effort ever to restore native shellfish populations to Long Island, rejuvenating its waters and improving its maritime ecosystem and economy.

Rural Humanities Showcase touts Cornell-community projects

Poetry and performance, as well as more traditional presentations, were among the nine projects highlighted in the first Rural Humanities Showcase, held Sept. 6 in the A.D. White House.

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.