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CALS students build new, inclusive paths

Learn how students across the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have taken actions over the past year to make our community a more diverse, equitable and inclusive place for everyone. 

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Partnering with traditional healers boosts HIV testing in Uganda

Partnering with traditional healers improves uptake of HIV tests in rural Uganda, according to a trial by Weill Cornell Medicine and Mbarara University of Science and Technology investigators.

Michener testifies to House committee about health care

Health is an exceptionally expensive resource in the United States, “though it should not be,” political scientist Jamila Michener told the House Rules Committee on Oct. 13.

Tracker promotes consistent learning for incarcerated students

The tool was developed by a programmer for the Cornell Prison Education Program and a new $600,000 grant from Ascendium Education Group will support the further development of both the tool and models to expand the project nationwide.

Judith Stoikov ’63 endows museum curator position

A gift from Judith Stoikov ’63 will endow the Judith H. Stoikov Curator of Asian Art position and establish the largest endowed curatorial fund at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art.

Students recount life-changing CCE internships

Their projects served communities across New York, from improving soil at community farms in New York City to developing an anti-racism curriculum for Hudson Valley teens.

Students teach NYC teens about food systems, justice

A recent study brought together Cornell students and faculty and New York City teenagers to explore how nutrition education can improve nutrition and promote positive youth development in places with little or no access to healthy, affordable food.

Climate change adaptation requires Indigenous knowledge

Karim-Aly Kassam is leading a project that brings together Indigenous and rural communities and scholars from across the globe to develop ecological calendars that integrate local cultural systems with seasonal indicators.

A storyteller makes ancient Native American tales new again

Perry Ground ’91 travels around the world performing Haudenosaunee stories, adapting them to the present while keeping their traditional spirit alive.