Winter Session course spotlight: "Designing Healthy and Hospitable Environments”

"Change-making: Designing Healthy and Hospitable Environments" (DEA 1112), offered this Winter Session online, explores how design innovations can have a positive impact on the everyday life of people in hospitality, health care and senior housing areas. The course also helps students explore possible careers.

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Author and anti-slavery activist to speak on cobalt mining in the Congo

Siddharth Kara, award-winning author and anti-slavery activist, will discuss the immense toll cobalt mining has had on the people and environment of the Democratic Republic of the Congo at noon on Friday, November 10.

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Einhorn Center announces new Engaged Faculty Fellows

Twenty-five faculty and academic staff from nine Cornell colleges and units are Engaged Faculty Fellows for the 2023-24 academic year, with projects dedicated to advancing community-engaged learning at Cornell and within their respective fields.

Student groups earn Cornell honors for local partnerships

To underscore how local partnerships improve Cornell, Ithaca and Tompkins County, the university presented the 13th annual Cornell Town-Gown Awards to three student-community collaborations.

Rewarding women more like men could reduce wage gap

Addressing the shortage of women in STEM fields such as computer science is not enough to close the gender gap: Treating women more like men, especially on pay day, is more important than representation alone, according to Cornell research.

Stricter abortion laws linked to increase in unintended births

Pre-Dobbs, women in states that severely limit access to abortion were 13% more likely to have a live birth resulting from an unintended pregnancy than those in states where abortion care was more accessible, Brooks School researchers found.

Honey-based beverage grabs grand prize at food hackathon

Students were tasked with addressing one of four challenges: creating new dairy products, coming up with more efficient food manufacturing processes, lessening the problem of food waste or creating products to increase knowledge and the use of honey and other bee-pollinated products.

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Clark Hall space becomes hub for social sciences

The Cornell Center for Social Sciences has moved into a newly renovated, 2,500-square-foot space on the second floor of Clark Hall, which will serve as a hub for the social sciences on campus.

NYC conference Nov. 3 features leading entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs will gather to hear fireside chats with top business leaders, enjoy multiple networking and engagement opportunities and hear startup pitches at Entrepreneurship at Cornell’s Eclectic Convergence 2023.

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