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Cornell partners in center to tackle rural schools’ challenges

Cornell is a partner in the new Harvard-based National Center for Rural Education Research Networks, which will support a network of 60 rural school districts in New York and Ohio.

Johnson Museum education curator Klimaszewski retires

Cathy Klimaszewski retires after a 32-year career with the Johnson Museum.

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Mellon-funded Rural Humanities initiative launches

A Rural Humanities scholarly initiative, funded by a grant from the Mellon Foundation, will foster deeper engagement with rural communities, emphasizing “knowledge with a public purpose.”

Jessica Martinez named to lead Johnson Museum

Jessica Levin Martinez, head of the Division of Academic and Public Programs at the Harvard Art Museums, has been appointed director of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, beginning July 15.

‘Deep tech’ innovations require industry partnerships

Creating new opportunities for industry partnerships and increasing engagement with the world beyond the lab could help researchers make a broader impact and meet grand challenges, said speakers at the “Deep Tech Eats Social Media for Lunch” panel, held Jan. 28 in the Upson Hall lounge.

Institute of Politics and Global Affairs to open at Cornell

A new Cornell institute focusing on politics and global affairs – to be directed by former Congressman Steve Israel (D-NY) – will launch in the 2019-20 academic year.

Bree Newsome to give MLK commemorative lecture Feb. 11

Activist Bree Newsome, who removed the Confederate battle flag at the South Carolina State House in 2015, will speak at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration on campus Feb. 11.

Cooperative Extension takes its message to Albany

Executive directors from Cornell Cooperative Extension county associations from across the state traveled to Albany Jan. 22 to meet with senators and Assembly members from their respective districts.

Program advances art of team building around the world

The Cornell Alliance for Science’s Global Leadership Fellows program teaches teams how to function across differences, so that workers can thrive in a culture of trust and respect.