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Celebrate engaged learning, leadership and research April 15

The annual Community Engagement Showcase April 15 in Klarman Hall will feature 33 projects highlighting local, regional and international examples of community-engaged learning.

‘Explore’ Engaged Cornell with new online database

Community-engaged learning, leadership and research is easier than ever to find thanks to Explore, a new feature on the Engaged Cornell website. 

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Regional Town-Gown Conference takes on transportation

The fourth annual Cornell University Regional Town-Gown Conference, held March 26, focused on the logistics and challenges of transportation, or getting people and things where they need to go.

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Ithaca roots growing in Africa

Cornell’s Institute for African Development, part of the Einaudi Center for International Studies, has created strong bonds with its alumni based on camaraderie, accomplishment and regular networking. 

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Humphrey alums help Nigerians harness solar power

A team from Cornell has partnered with Alfred State College and the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure in Nigeria to help bring solar power to that African nation.

Produce Safety Alliance aims to demystify complex agriculture water rules

To ensure the safety of fresh fruits and vegetables for consumers, Cornell’s Produce Safety Alliance helps to explain complex federal food safety rules and assess agricultural water use.

Diversity Preview Weekend gives glimpse of grad programs

The third annual Diversity Preview Weekend, held March 7-10, brought underrepresented minority students to Cornell to learn about the university and gain confidence to apply to graduate school.

Students travel to D.C. to advocate for federal financial aid

Nineteen Cornell students traveled to Washington, D.C., March 6 for the annual Student Aid Advocacy Day, where they met with congressional members and staff. 

Upstate beef farm honored for efforts to keep NYC water clean

Thunder View Farms, a Catskill-region Angus beef operation founded and run by Cornell graduates, has been honored by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association for its efforts at keeping water that flows to New York City safe.