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Record number of children receive new backpacks

A record 1,224 children attending 27 elementary schools in Tompkins and neighboring counties went to school this fall with new backpacks filled with school supplies.


Dance, multimedia performance to open 2018 CCA Biennial

The 2018 Cornell Council on the Arts Biennial kicks off Sept. 14-15 at the Schwartz Center with “A Meditation on Tongues” by guest artist Ni'Ja Whitson.

Pollack gives update on diversity and inclusion initiatives

President Martha E. Pollack updated the Ithaca campus community Sept. 7 on actions taken to enhance diversity and inclusion on campus.

United Way campaign leaders stress fun while making a difference

Cornell United Way co-chairs Pat Wynn and Rick Burgess look to generate campuswide enthusiasm and involvement among faculty, staff and students for this year's campaign, which will kick off countywide Sept. 18 and at Cornell Sept. 27.


Christa Glazier ’01 receives Cornell NY Hometown Alumni Award

Christa Glazier ’01 was presented with the second Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award in Syracuse Aug. 28.


Atkinson Center offers leadership program for real-world impact

The Atkinson Sustainability Leadership Program will help postdoctoral researchers and graduate students translate ideas from the academy into real-world impact.

Design team creates an efficient little library in Buffalo

A permanent outdoor mini-library in a community garden in Buffalo was created by associate professor of architecture Caroline O’Donnell’s design firm.

With real-time decisions, Citi Bike breaks the cycle of empty stations

Cornell research has improved bike sharing in New York City, where a crowdsourcing system that makes real-time decisions helps make sure bikes are available when people need them.

Fifth annual BEAR Walk roars through Collegetown Aug. 28

The fifth annual BEAR (Being Engaged and Responsible) Walk to promote community in Collegetown will be Aug. 28 at the Frank E. Gannett Plaza, in front of the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.