Rochester farm brings opportunity, joy to at-risk young adults

Just north of some of the most challenged neighborhoods in Rochester, a small farm is flourishing – and providing more than just food.

Student veteran celebrates July Fourth as a new citizen

Andy Shin ’23, M.P.A. ’25, gained citizenship in November after 12 years in the U.S.; he'll celebrate his first Independence Day as a citizen with fellow student veterans.

PMA prof’s film wins top honors at three festivals

“Campfire,” an original short film by Associate Professor Austin Bunn, won the Provincetown International Film Festival’s "best queer short" award, making it eligible for an Academy Award nomination.

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NextGenPop aims to broaden the people studying populations

Twenty undergraduates visited Cornell June 4-18 for NextGenPop, an intensive summer training program aimed at increasing diversity in the field of population science.

Working toward Black reproductive justice from the Library of Congress

Appointed to the Cary and Ann Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History this year, Tamika Nunley is using her time at the Library of Congress to work on  The Black Reproductive Justice Archive, a collection of oral histories.

Historic caftan augments a diverse fashion collection

The majestic robe owned by the iconic fashion editor André Leon Talley is the latest of several acquisitions that further diversify the Cornell Fashion + Textile Collection.

Theater collaboration sets stage for community engagement

On June 2, the Ithaca theater organization Civic Ensemble will premiere “Fertile Grounds,” a community-based play that invites the audience onto a fictional farming cooperative involving people of color to explore the relationship of grief, community and wellness.

Workshop at CHESS Empowers Students in Synchrotron Techniques

The HEXT workshop empowers students to become productive members of the CHESS user community by combining informative lectures, hands-on demonstrations, and instruction in proposal writing. With its focus on attracting diverse participants and providing practical training, the HEXT workshop sets the stage for a more inclusive and vibrant synchrotron research landscape.

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Elizabeth Johnson wins inaugural Schwartz visionary grant

Johnson received the inaugural Schwartz Research Fund Visionary Grant, worth $375,000, to support her research that will delve deeply into understanding how human milk nutrients contribute directly to infant gastrointestinal health.