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Laura Lewis speaks of tug of two worlds

Laura Lewis, Ithaca Common Council, spoke of the influence in her life of two worlds – of the family she grew up in and of the career in student and community service she has pursued since her undergraduate years – Feb. 1 at Soup & Hope.

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Restoration ecology class surveys Lake Treman

Students in Tom Whitlow’s Restoration Ecology class spent the fall semester examining Lake Treman’s many components, and they worked with the New York State Department of Parks and Recreation to develop a plan for managing it.

Institute helps staff help students succeed in community engagement

Staff and university leaders met Jan. 25 in the Biotechnology Building to learn skills for engaging with the local community, as part of the Community Engaged Staff Institute held by the Office of Engagement Initiatives.  

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Cornell United Way campaign wraps up with thanks and an auction

As the formal 2017-18 Cornell United Way Campaign wraps up, President Martha Pollack and campaign co-chairs Andy Noel and Kathy Zoner thank campus participants for helping area residents in need.

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MLK lecturer: King's 'other America' endures

Several hundred people attended the annual MLK Day of Commemoration address by Mitchell Jackson Jan. 23 in Sage Chapel.

CIS offers two diversity-focused summer programs

Computing and Information Science is offering two summer programs designed to recruit and support underrepresented minorities in graduate computing fields.

Cornell partners in new international center in India

CALS faculty was on hand in Dharwad, India, Jan. 5 to dedicate the Borlaug International Centre for Agriculture Development.

Cornell extends partnership with Public Prep in NYC

Cornell University has extended its partnership to incorporate computer science instruction and opportunities for STEM engagement with Public Prep, a New York City nonprofit network.

Elves Program benefits children for 27th year

More than 1,000 children from 32 participating area schools received gifts of clothing, toys and other items over winter break through the 2017 Elves Program, with an additional 16 children sponsored by staff from the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station at Geneva.

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