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Historic building is hub for Cornell in NYC

On Jan. 2, the School of Industrial and Labor Relations’ new New York City headquarters and conference center opened in the historic General Electric building at 570 Lexington Ave. Several other Cornell colleges, units and programs will soon be using space in the building.

Ken Clarke to discuss MLK on ‘All Things Equal’ Jan. 21

Rev. Kenneth Clarke, director of the Tompkins County Office of Human Rights, will discuss two iconic speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy on a special Martin Luther King Jr. Day edition of “All Things Equal” Jan. 21.

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Engineers’ plan would avert NYC’s dreaded L train shutdown

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has enlisted engineering professors from Cornell and Columbia to help solve a problem that threatened to cause an extended shutdown of a busy New York City subway line.

Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference opens to all

All graduates are encouraged to participate either in person or remotely and help shape the university's strategy for alumni engagement when the Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference convenes Feb. 8-10 in Boston.

Students, faculty shape global effort to cool a warming world

In a whirlwind of seminars, plenary sessions and corridor conversations, 17 Cornell students and six faculty attended COP24 in Katowice, Poland in December.  

Workforce expert helps NY ag respond to challenges

Richard Stup, an agricultural workforce specialist in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is working on ways to help New York state’s farmers tackle workforce issues.

4-H Thread Café opens to youth

The 4-H Thread Café, formed to teach knitting and crocheting skills to young people ages 10 or more, will begin Jan. 14. 

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Cornell researchers join five-year USAID nutrition project

Cornell University researchers will collaborate on a new, five-year United States Agency for International Development flagship multi-sectoral project to combat malnutrition.

Cornell’s cure helps Little Buddy the reindeer celebrate holidays in full health

A year after a devastating illness brought reindeer Little Buddy to the Cornell University Equine and Nemo Farm Animal Hospital, the young reindeer is now back to full health and already embracing the holiday season.