Digital murals to dental clinics: Einhorn Center grants support community-based projects

The Einhorn Center for Community Engagement recently award Engaged Opportunity Grants to 10 university-community project teams. The grants provide up to $5,000 to Cornell faculty and staff to include undergraduate students in community-engaged learning opportunities.

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Exhibition highlights overlooked colonial Latin American art

“Colonial Crossings: Art, Identity, and Belief in the Spanish Americas,” opening July 20 at the Johnson Museum, brings a nuanced view to a complicated period in Latin American art, and it is doing so with the help of student curators.

CCE helps Erie and Lewis counties weather storm disasters

A network of staff and experts in Cornell Cooperative Extension offices across the state mobilize to help and share information after weather emergencies.

Mussels helping mayflies flex in return to Oneida Lake

Quagga mussels – the deleterious invasive species from Eastern Europe seen throughout Oneida Lake – may provide an unexpected benefit for the life cycle of mayflies: They’re flourishing.

Adapting California’s lessons to climate crises in NYS

Alistair Hayden brings his West Coast experience in wildfires and earthquakes to help New York communities maintain health and become more disaster resilient in the face of climate change.

Program develops inclusive leaders

The summer 2024 Colman Inclusive Leadership Program helped 33 doctoral students enhance their leadership skills through readings, interactive group activities, case studies and discussion through the three-day immersive experience.

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State invests $1M in Hudson Valley Research Lab

The Hudson Valley Research Laboratory in Highland, New York, a partnership between Cornell AgriTech and area growers, is receiving $1 million in capital funding from the state for improvements that will take the research facility into the future.

Cornell dashboard estimates mortality risk of wildfire smoke

To help local emergency managers assess danger, Cornell researchers have created the Mortality Estimation Tool to map predicted, smoke-attributed mortality statistics in near-real time.

Beekeeping, hydropower: Cornell Atkinson awards nearly $1M in grants

Cornell Atkinson’s annual Academic Venture Fund will provide nearly $1 million in seed funding to support research teams across five colleges and 11 departments, many with key external partnerships.