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Students use library portal to talk global health care

Students in the Ethical Issues in Health and Medicine class talked to Palestinian contemporaries via the Cornell Portal Sept. 25.

Wang helps formerly jailed chess hustlers get back on board

Emily Wang '20 is helping chess hustlers in New York City's Washington Square Park market themselves as chess teachers.

Extension interns share experiences with NY communities

Twenty-eight Cornell undergrads spent their summer making a Big Red impression across the state as part of the Cornell Cooperative Extension internship program.

Botanic Gardens staffer connects people and plants

Now in her third year at Cornell Botanic Gardens as a horticulturist, Emily Detrick, MPS '16, spends her days connecting people with plants.


CCA Biennial launches with art projects across campus

The 2018 Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial, with 18 project installations and performances on the theme “Duration: Passage, Persistence, Survival," launched Sept. 28-29 with a tour of outdoor projects on campus, artist panels with Cornell contributors and lectures by featured artists Carrie Mae Weems and Xu Bing.

Service fair promotes campus-community engagement

A service fair highlighting the work of a range of local organizations will be held Oct. 3 on the Cornell Arts Quad. The fair is free and open to the public.

$1.7 million Mellon grant fortifies prison education

A three-year grant will allow the Cornell Prison Education Program to build on its work with incarcerated students in upstate New York and facilitate curricular engagement for Cornell students.

Grantham appointed director of Northeastern IPM program

Deborah Grantham was named director of the Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center Sept. 16.

Day of Caring draws attention to local needs

The annual Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring and Food Drive Challenge, sponsored by the United Way of Tompkins County, was held Sept. 18 in Stewart Park.