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Cornell Farm Ops sets up NYS veterans for success

Cornell’s Farm Ops program has changed the lives of thousands of veterans across New York by providing education, experts and resources to achieve success in agriculture.

Global Grand Challenges event to spark faculty dialogue

Cross-campus gathering will focus on the biggest challenges facing the world, and help determine a theme on which the university will focus in the 2019-2020 academic year.

Fear Factor? Phooey! Kids swarm Insectapalooza 2018

Hundreds of children swarmed Insectapalooza at Comstock Hall Oct. 20 and spent time with tarantulas and scorpions.

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In new book, John Cleese is in his element at Cornell

“Monty Python’s Flying Circus" cofounder John Cleese shows boundless intellectual curiosity in "Professor at Large," a new Cornell University Press book compiling some of his lectures and presentations on campus from the past 20 years.

Cornell receives 2018 Green Power Leadership Award

Cornell was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Center for Resource Solutions with the Leadership in Green Power Education Award Oct. 10.

Educational fun with insects at Insectapalooza Oct. 20

In its 15th year, the interactive, hands-on celebration of insects will take place Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m, in Comstock Hall. 

Helping teachers weave computational thinking into lessons

Diane Levitt, senior director of K-12 education at Cornell Tech, helped local teachers explore ways to integrate computational thinking into their classrooms in a Sept. 28 workshop, “Inspiring a Passion for Computational Thinking,” at Clark Hall. 

FGSS convenes ‘The Future is Feminist’ book club

The inaugural meeting of The Future is Feminist: A Feminist Theory Book Club on Sept. 23 drew a large crowd.

Portal connects Pollack to Afghan girls who code

On Oct. 5, President Martha E. Pollack and other campus leaders talked to representatives of a school in Herat, Afghanistan, that teaches girls to code and create apps.