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Fuertes Observatory to celebrate a century of scanning Ithaca skies

“A Century of Observing at Fuertes” will be held Nov. 17 with reflections on the observatory’s history and long-term impact as a window to the cosmos for the community.

Student work in Italy and upstate N.Y. informs intergenerational communities

City and regional planning students conducted engaged community research in the Cornell in Rome program and in Sullivan County, New York, on building better communities for children and seniors.

Cornell and local military veterans hold annual celebrations

Students and professors from Cornell’s Reserve Officers Training Corps and Cornell student and staff veterans gathered for lunch Nov. 8 to celebrate the 242nd birthday of the United States Marine Corps Nov. 10 and Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

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Veterans start businesses at entrepreneurship boot camp

Fifteen veterans are leveraging the tenacity and problem-solving skills they learned in the military at the 2017 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, sponsored by the School for Hotel Administration.

Students share global and public health projects, solutions to problems

More than 40 student teams gave presentations based on their global and public health learning at the Cornell Global Health Program annual symposium Nov. 3.

Law students translate SCOTUS for the global public

Law students takes on the job of explaining in plain English the legal and policy issues in upcoming Supreme Court cases.

Saving Coney Island from the roller coaster of climate change

As sea levels rise, the Coney Island peninsula may become uninhabitable. Cornell landscape architecture graduate students wrestle with the island’s tenable, livable resilience as nature aims to reclaim it.

Conference to explore impact of immigrant criminalization

“Criminalizing Immigrants: Border Controls, Enforcement and Resistance” will be held on campus Nov. 9-10.

West Campus course fosters dialogue on race, campus climate

A new Engaged Learning Where You Live course at Alice Cook House addresses race and campus climate as an opportunity for students to learn from and with each other about issues of racial conflict and find common ground.