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Area higher education institutions highlight public programming

The fourth annual Town-Gown Resource Fair drew wide interest from around the community, including educators, area residents and members of social and governmental agencies.

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Design for Hudson River waterfront wins national honor

Landscape architecture students won an award for designing a plan to revitalize a 38.3-acre site along the Hudson River waterfront.

Class creates app highlighting Underground Railroad sites

Students in a course on the Underground Railroad movement are developing an app featuring Ithaca sites on the road to freedom.

New podcast: To be human is to try to understand

Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann talks about what it means to be human in new podcast, “An Iodabenzene Story.”

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High schoolers spawn fish, grow lettuce on NYC school rooftop

Public officials and proud parents of Food and Finance High School students toured a first-of-its-kind aquaponics greenhouse at the school on Oct. 25.

NYC students catch science ‘bug’ with help from Cornell scientists

More than a dozen teenage scientists spent their lunch hour Oct. 24 learning from Cornell scientists about the chemistry of the Hudson River.

Library ‘portal’ to connect campus with people worldwide

In fall 2018, Cornellians will engage with people all over the world through an on-campus audiovisual "portal."

New initiative launched to support vulnerable families

Cornell researchers launched a new initiative to support vulnerable families and disrupt the intergenerational cycle of poverty.

Insectapalooza swarms campus Oct. 28

Creepy-crawlers are coming out to play for Insectapalooza 2017, an interactive, hands-on experience for all ages on Oct. 28.