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Johnson Museum exhibit considers migration and its effects

At Cornell’s Johnson Museum of Art, the work of renowned artist Guadalupe Maravilla is on display in the same space as that of Ingrid Hernandez-Franco, a Salvadoran woman whose asylum case was championed by a Cornell professor and her students.

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Robinson-Appel Award recipients serve diverse local populations

Three Cornell undergraduates received Robinson-Appel Humanitarian Awards to honor their significant involvement in community engagement. Ariela Asllani ’26, David Ni’ 24 and Melody Welles ’27 each received a $2,500 prize towards projects that improve the lives of diverse local populations, including adopted and foster children, refugee students, and immigrants.

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Gerald White, supporter of NYS wine industry, dies at 83

Gerald White, a professor emeritus of agricultural economics in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management whose research supported fruit growers and winemakers in New York state and around the world, died April 14, 2023, in Ithaca.

Regional Town-Gown Conference focuses on child care

The ILR Buffalo Co-Lab's march report, The Status of Child Care in New York State, was the cornerstone of the Cornell Office of Community Relations’ ninth Regional Town-Gown Conference held April 9 at the Hotel Ithaca.

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A new summer course taught by Dr. Ella Street investigates what it means to be free

GOVT 3796: Freedom, taught by Dr. Ella Street, runs June 3-21, 2024. The three-credit class is open to both undergraduates and adults though Summer Session and high school students through Cornell's Precollege Studies.

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Learning to lead: ILR institute trains the next generation of union organizers

Ka’jeem Hill is one of 32 labor professionals who will graduate from the AFL-CIO/Cornell-ILR Union Leadership Institute, which prepares them to advance workers’ rights in New York state.

Latina sorority awarded Perkins Prize for dedication to literacy

The Invincible Iota Chapter of Sigma Lambda Upsilon received the 28th annual James A. Perkins Prize for Interracial and Intercultural Peace and Harmony during a ceremony April 15 at Willard Straight Hall. 

Faculty awarded for creative, innovative community engagement

Thirteen Cornell faculty members have received Community-Engaged Practice and Innovation Awards from the Einhorn Center for Community Engagement. The awards recognize faculty who have recently developed community-engaged learning, leadership or research activities that create opportunities for students.

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Three faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Cornell faculty members Ailong Ke, David Shmoys and Martin T. Wells have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

Brooks School launches center to combat democratic decline

A new center housed at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy will bring together leading experts from across the university to tackle the fundamental questions facing democracy around the globe.

Art exhibition sheds light on invisible aspects of disability

Doctoral student Ria Gualano gives people with disabilities a platform to express unseen aspects of their identities and experiences in an exhibition that opens April 25.

CTI grant recipients build student confidence, connection

In 2023-2024 the Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI) awarded Innovative Teaching and Learning Grants to seven recipients. This year, two of those recipients' projects focus on building empathy into their courses to promote student learning.

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