Cornell’s military veterans share their histories

A current student veteran has been exploring the stories of Cornell's military veterans through a collection of interviews and memorabilia.

Low-income taxpayer clinic helps farmworkers access tax justice

The practicum – the first of its kind in the country – helps undocumented workers and others resolve their tax complications, with assistance from law and accounting students.

Coming home: Gayogohó:nǫˀ language programs expand reach

Four Cornell-funded projects are expanding efforts to preserve and highlight the Gayogohó:nǫˀ (Cayuga Nation) language and culture, in western New York and throughout the country.

Master’s degree student persevered from prison to Ivy League

After serving two prison terms totaling more than four years, Thomas Jones, master's student in the ILR School, committed to turning his life around – through education and giving back.

Researchers commercialize rare-earth tech with I-Corps help

The program helped Alexa Schmitz, Ph.D. ’18, and colleagues explore the market potential for their sustainable way of extracting rare earth elements used in many electronics.

From breaking to Beyoncé: Hip Hop Collection empowers students

Cornell's Hip Hop Collection, which includes the archives of some of the most influential pioneers of hip-hop, supports and enriches a passionate community of student scholars and artists.  

Young African leaders find inspiration, confidence at Cornell

A cohort of 25 Mandela Washington Fellows spent the summer on campus developing their leadership and expertise, in a program they said will have enduring impact on their lives and work.

Blamed for fouling the environment, polyester may help save it

In a fast-fashion, throw-clothes-away world, textile expert Juan Hinestroza (Human Ecology) and a group of scientists have new ways to recycle wasted polyester into new useful products.

Music student helps expand Ethiopian nun’s musical legacy

Thomas Feng, a doctoral student in performance practice, is identifying and cataloging the piano music of the late Emahoy Tsege-Mariam Gebru, a composer with a cult following.