The Active Learning Initiative has awarded three-year postdoctoral fellowships to three departments at Cornell. The fellows will work closely with department faculty to facilitate improvements in student learning by helping faculty research, develop, and implement new teaching materials and approaches.
Cornell’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement has been named a key partner in establishing a Regional Food Business Center to help farmers and food businesses access new markets and available federal, state and local resources.
A new garden at Akwe:kon, established by students from the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program and the Cornell Botanic Gardens, aims to honor Indigenous students and their connection to the land.
Doctoral candidates Julia Nolte and Ewan Robinson are the 2022-23 recipients of the Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. The award recognizes two outstanding graduate teaching assistants (TAs), one domestic and one international, who have clearly demonstrated dedication and excellence in their teaching responsibilities.
In recognition of her support of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement, Monifa Morgan-Bell earned the Award for Staff Integrity and Inclusion, given twice a year by the Employee Assembly and presented at an award ceremony.
For her work in developing and teaching nutrition and food justice curricula to adolescents in New York City, Hannah Rudt ’23 has won the 2023 National Student Employee of the Year award – the first Cornellian to ever receive this honor.