Seeds of survival: Botanic Gardens honors the Black experience

The exhibition includes an outdoor plant display, audio tour and an indoor exhibit, all describing plants that are significant to the Black experience in the Americas dating back to the transatlantic slave trade.

NYC symposium addresses solutions for inequities

Members of Cornell’s Action Research Collaborative joined representatives from New York City agencies at a symposium Aug. 11 to discuss innovative new solutions aimed at dismantling the systemic racism that has led to inequities around food, nutrition, education, health and employment.

Humanities Scholars explore future careers through legal internships

Prameela Kottapalli ’23 and Louise Wang ’23 spent the summer in New York City learning about the complex processes of the legal system.

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Summer experiences: ‘I love interacting with patients’

Ivan Andrade’s summer experience helped him realize that he’s headed in the right direction as he pursues a career in medicine

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James Turner, a ‘giant’ of Africana studies, dies at 82

James Turner, the founding director of Cornell’s Africana Studies and Research Center and a pioneer of the multidisciplinary approach to exploring the African diaspora, died Aug. 6.

Academic boot camp boosts veterans’ higher ed mission

Thirteen enlisted military service members and veterans completed an intensive two-week curriculum at Cornell in partnership with the nonprofit Warrior-Scholar Project, which helps veterans transition to higher education.

Chasing carbon from trees to soils

Four undergraduates are working with a professor this summer to research how forests cycle and store carbon and nutrients in trees, microbes, and soil, and how these processes respond to changes in climate, air pollution and disturbances. 

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Harrison College Scholars explore politics, wellness, environment in summer work

From Ithaca to Hawaii to Ecuador, students in the Robert S. Harrison College Scholars Program in the College of Arts & Sciences took advantage of the summer as a time to explore their research interests.

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Student researchers explore changing chemical reactions

Students in Andrew Musser's lab are working on samples that could shape the future of solar or change the way chemical reactions are performed.

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