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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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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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.

Einhorn Center honors Rebecca Morgenstern Brenner with 2024 Kaplan Fellowship

Cornell’s Einhorn Center for Community Engagement named Rebecca Morgenstern Brenner, senior lecturer at the Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy, recipient of the 2024 Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship.

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Community-engaged research gets boost from new grants

A multidisciplinary project to design a new facility and community garden for the Enfield Food Distribution Center – which has seen demand skyrocket since 2020 – is among eight teams of Cornell faculty, students and community partners to receive Engaged Research Grants from the Einhorn Center for Community Engagement. 

Former national security adviser to speak on US-China relations

Former National Security Advisor Stephen J. Hadley ‘69 will explore “U.S. National Security Policymaking and the Future of U.S.-China Relations” in a fireside chat on Wednesday, April 17. 

Panel explores rise of nationalism across the globe

NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik ’91, the Zubrow Distinguished Visiting Journalist in the College of Arts & Sciences, led a discussion with Cornell faculty March 26 New York City.

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Admitted Class of 2028 personifies Cornell’s founding principles

The 5,139 admitted students will bring with them a variety of lived experiences that will enrich the vitality and innovation of Cornell’s intellectual community.

Course helps instructors foster free expression in class

With the Intergroup Dialogue Project, instructors learned skills to facilitate in-class communication across difference – skills participants said are vital to maintaining a democratic society.