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Program trains new farm owners for business success

The Cornell Small Farms Program is preparing the next generation of farmers and ranchers to succeed with a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Max Zhang: Local engagement yields ‘real social impact’

Engineer Max Zhang makes a concerted effort to improve the world through collaboration. “Ideas will only stay in my lab, will only stay on paper, if we don’t engage or work with the community.”

Cisterns could boost sustainable tourism on Greek island of Santorini

Cornell researchers are helping address water use on the Greek island of Santorini by reviving subterranean cisterns.

Multilingual students help kids ride the road to reading

Thanks to multilingual Cornell students, 500 Ithaca-area children learning English as a second language each have a new book personalized just for them, with the English text translated into their native language.

Seventh annual TOGO Awards attest to strength of town-gown relationships

More than 100 local and Cornell community members attended the seventh annual Town-Gown Awards ceremony Dec. 2. This year the celebration featured the three new presidents of Cornell University, Ithaca College and Tompkins Cortland Community College.

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‘Special edition’ of Cornell Town-Gown Awards Dec. 2

Demonstrating the importance they place on town-gown relations, the presidents of Cornell University, Ithaca College and Tompkins Cortland Community College will speak at the annual town-gown awards event Dec. 2.

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Cornell student tells COP23 delegates: ‘Face up to reality’

A Cornell student, representing global youth constituencies at the Conference of the Parties (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, delivered a strong climate change statement to the convention delegates.

Grants fund 22 Cornell teams, community partners

Twenty-two projects have received fall 2017 Engaged Opportunity Grants for projects and programs that advance community engagement at Cornell.

David Sloan Wilson to speak at Cooperative Extension breakfast

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County will hold its 2017 annual meeting and local foods breakfast Dec. 5 from 8 to 10 a.m. at The Space @ GreenStar, 700 West Buffalo St. in Ithaca. The public is invited.

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