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Laidlaw Scholars undergraduate program comes to Cornell

Cornell students who are passionate about changing the world can now join an international network of like-minded emerging leaders as Laidlaw Scholars, in the Laidlaw Undergraduate Research and Leadership Program.

Veterinary college scientist named Beau Biden Scholar

Irene Sumbele, a visiting scientist with the Master of Public Health program at the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named the 2020 Beau Biden Scholar by the Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund.

John Kerry will speak at Belnick presidential forum Oct. 29

John Kerry, secretary of state in former President Barack Obama’s administration, will be the Belnick Family LaFeber/Lowi Presidential Forum speaker Oct. 29.

Digital ‘hub’ to combine best of Cornell's alumni publications

A new partnership will develop a digital-first alumni publication as part of an information “hub,” bringing the best of Cornell Alumni Magazine, Ezra magazine and much more to Cornell alumni and friends around the world beginning next summer.

Webinar highlights advocacy for international students

More than 700 people attended “Ballots and Borders: Election 2020; What’s at Stake for International Students and Scholars,” a webinar on Oct. 19 featuring Cornell Law School immigration expert Stephen Yale-Loehr.

Students’ summers saved with global virtual internships

As Cornell students sheltered in place last April, many were were hit with yet another worry: COVID-19 was upending their summers. That's when Global Cornell decided to step in.

Grants fund community-engaged learning curricula

The Office of Engagement Initiatives recently awarded Engaged Curriculum Grants to 19 teams of faculty and community partners that are developing community-engaged learning courses, majors and minors across the university.

Cornell unites science and policy to end hunger

Ceres2030, headquartered at Cornell, aims to end world hunger by 2030. Harnessing machine learning and librarian savvy, the project identified the most effective ways to boost crops, empower farmers and protect the environment.

Ceres2030 offers path to ending world hunger within decade

Small-scale farmers see a path to solving global hunger over the next decade, thanks to a Cornell-hosted project that used artificial intelligence to cull ideas from more than 500,000 scientific research articles.