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Cornell outperforms peers with Platinum sustainability rating

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) ranked Cornell as a top performer in the 2020 Sustainable Campus Index.  See how Cornell compares as one of the top-ranked institutions in the nation for comprehensive sustainability efforts.

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Entrepreneurship at the intersection of technology and design

A grant from the non-profit organization VentureWell helped launch a new class that gives senior design students the opportunity to develop and market their ideas. The class – Fiber Science & Apparel Design Futures – is open to seniors in the departments of Fiber Science & Apparel Design and Design + Environmental Analysis.

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Course curriculum initiative develops data science and programming skills within Human Ecology

Working to address a knowledge gap, the College of Human Ecology launched the Data Science and Programming Curriculum Initiative to teach students how to use data and technology in their respective disciplines. 

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FYS Telescope partners in Canada receive new $4.9 million grant

A team of Canadian researchers have been awarded $4.9 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation to help build a next generation telescope, the Fred Young Submillimeter Telescope (FYST), part of the CCAT-prime project, an international collaboration including Cornell University.

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New grants spark food security research in Africa

Two graduate students have received funding for research focused on increasing food security in Africa from the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability.

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Jenny Goldstein explores Indonesia’s environmental crises

Jenny Goldstein, assistant professor of global development, studies the intersection of power dynamics, the environment, and the meaning of place and space in Indonesia.

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COVID-19 is transforming workplace culture

According to ILR professor Bradford Bell, redesigned spaces and strategies will greet many employees when pandemic restrictions lift.

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All Things Equal features local outreach groups

The March 2 episode of ‘All Things Equal’ featured Tammy Baker and Natalya Coliwitch, Community Outreach Workers for Family and Children’s Services of Ithaca.

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Burnout: how it hurts, what can help

Worker burnout has soared in the past year. In this Q&A, ILR School Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior Vanessa Bohns answers questions and offers strategies to combat the “always on” syndrome. 

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