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eCornell gives high school students an analytic edge

A collaboration between eCornell and the nonprofit National Education Equity Lab is giving high school students in underserved communities the opportunity to develop skills in business analytics while gaining the confidence to recognize they can excel in college.

Adult University goes virtual with free ‘education vacations’

Cornell’s Adult University continues its mission of lifelong learning by presenting free online courses, lectures and seminars for adults and youth from July 6-31.

USDA grant to support CALS’ indoor ag training programs

Thanks to a grant from the USDA, horticulture experts in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will help design new training programs for workers in controlled environment agriculture.

Pollack sends message of support for international students

President Martha E. Pollack expressed “unqualified support for our international students,” following new guidelines released by ICE prohibiting international students from remaining on campus if classes are held online.

A&S alumnus establishes scholarship for Black students

A $1 million gift from Robert ’92 and Carola Jain to the College of Arts and Sciences will support Black A&S students with demonstrated need, and others who enhance Cornell’s diversity, equity and inclusion.

From fashion to fertility: CCMR pairs NY startups with faculty

The Cornell Center for Materials Research is helping startup companies create new, innovative products by connecting them with university researchers while also boosting economic development in New York state.

Assié-Lumumba leads Institute for African Development

N’Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba began her term as director of the Einaudi Center's Institute for African Development July 1. She is leading IAD’s contributions to the center’s new thematic initiative on global racial justice.

After fall decision, focus shifts to implementation

From testing programs to course rosters, eight committees of university leaders, faculty and staff are hashing out details related to the reactivation of Cornell's Ithaca campus for residential instruction this fall.

Law clinic helps NYTimes win access to COVID-19 data on race

The Cornell Law School First Amendment Clinic, working on behalf of its client, The New York Times, helped secure the release by the Center for Disease Control of previously unseen data that provides the most detailed look yet at nearly 1.5 million American coronavirus patients.

Study finds food safety practices benefit small farmers

A new Cornell study finds that when small-scale farmers are trained in food safety protocols and develop a farm food safety plan, new markets open up to them, leading to an overall gain in revenue.

Astronomer Martha Haynes awarded Jansky Lectureship

The Jansky Lectureship recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of radio astronomy and is being awarded to Haynes “for her influential impact to our understanding of galaxies.”

When imaging atoms, blurrier is better

Cornell researchers developed a new form of electron microscopy that uses complex algorithms to achieve faster, more efficient imaging – and they obtained the best results by defocusing their detector and blurring the beam.