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Vice provost is building culture of entrepreneurship and innovation

Emmanuel Giannelis, Cornell’s vice provost for research and vice president for technology transfer, intellectual property and research policy, discusses how the university is integrating research across its campuses and building an entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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South Bronx high schoolers aim for college, via Cornell

Shivani Ramsaran is one of dozens of South Bronx high schoolers who have become better prepared for college thanks to scholarships and programs at Cornell’s School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions.

United Way kickoff promises fun, while making a difference

This year’s Cornell United Way campaign kickoff celebration will take place Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. in the Willard Straight Hall Memorial Room with free food, music, entertainment and surprises.

Town meets gown at community welcome celebrations

Students engage with the local community at the BEAR Walk Community Fair geared to all Collegetown residents Sept. 5, and CU Downtown, Sept. 7 on the Ithaca Commons.

Students hunt for maple seedlings in the name of science

Two CALS students worked with local landowners and conservationists in the forests of central New Hampshire this summer, helping communities cope with the decline of sugar-maple populations.

Grants create engagement opportunities for students

The Office of Engagement Initiatives has awarded $1,307,580 in Engaged Curriculum Grants to 25 teams of faculty and community partners that are integrating community engagement into majors and minors across the university.

Cornell Equine Hospital surgery team saves impaled horse

Henry, a 3-year-old horse from Freeville, impaled himself on fencing in January. Within hours, veterinarians at the College of Veterinary Medicine Equine Hospital performed life-saving emergency surgery.

Back-to-school backpack program accepting donations

Cornellians can donate backpacks and school supplies for elementary-age children via the Cornell Elves Summer Backpack Program until Aug. 23.

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ILR program fellows spend summer with NYS lawmakers

The ILR Buffalo Co-Lab instituted a new program this summer called Working on Democracy: Buffalo Summer Fellowships with NYS Legislators, in which three undergraduates worked on projects with state lawmakers.