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Student-designed ‘TCAT to Trails’ map plots path to nature

Enjoy area trails, parks, natural beauty and autumnal wonder, with no need for a car: Just lace up your hiking boots and leave the driving to the TCAT bus system.

Schmidt: Exploring Earth’s oceans to reach Europa

To prep for missions to Jupiter’s icy moon Europa, Britney Schmidt, associate professor of astronomy and earth and atmospheric sciences, is studying Antarctica’s ice and oceans.

Book explores Nigerian women’s political activism

A new book by Judith Byfield, professor of history, highlights the central role that women played in Nigeria’s nationalist movement in the years following World War II.

Designer Shares Her Love of Sustainable Luxury

Mimi Prober will serve as designer-in-residence at the Jill Stuart Gallery from Oct. 13 to Nov. 9. She will meet with students, critique their work and exhibit her own. She will also create a new garment made from pieces that were slated to be retired from the Cornell Fashion + Textile Collection.

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Agribusiness vies with democracy in California, book says

A new book, “In the Struggle: Scholars and the Fight Against Industrial Agribusiness in California,” by Scott J. Peters and Daniel J. O’Connell, weaves together the stories of eight scholar-activists who opposed agribusiness consolidation in California.

Panel explores ‘cutting-edge’ Engaged College Initiative

One year into the Engaged College Initiative, leadership from involved colleges, staff from the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement and community engagement experts discuss progress so far and future plans.

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Students recount life-changing CCE internships

Their projects served communities across New York, from improving soil at community farms in New York City to developing an anti-racism curriculum for Hudson Valley teens.

Bacteria underlie success of fecal microbiota transplants

Researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine sampled gut bacteria from healthy fecal microbiota transplantation donors and from recipients with ulcerative colitis, identifying the bacterial strains that correlates with effective treatment.

Cornell pilots shortened COVID-19 isolation program

A limited number of fully vaccinated students with breakthrough but asymptomatic COVID-19 infections will be able to test out of their mandatory 10-day isolation periods early after receiving two negative tests.

New moral psychology minor takes on challenging questions

Students across the university can now minor in the growing field of moral psychology, with faculty recently approving the new area of study.

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Students teach NYC teens about food systems, justice

A recent study brought together Cornell students and faculty and New York City teenagers to explore how nutrition education can improve nutrition and promote positive youth development in places with little or no access to healthy, affordable food.

Russell lab wins grant to develop new tuberculosis drugs

David Russell, the William Kaplan Professor of Infection Biology in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, has been awarded a $2 million grant from the Mueller Health Foundation to develop new treatment regimens for tuberculosis.