Fewer than 40% of New Yorkers earn a living wage

The Cornell ILR Wage Atlas shows who in New York state earns living wages and where, helping policymakers and other stakeholders to understand patterns of inequality.

Soup & Hope speaker series returns Jan. 12

Celebrating its 16th year at Cornell, the Soup & Hope speaker series returns to Sage Chapel on Jan. 12 with stories that connect to the university’s new commitment as a health-promoting campus – a theme that resonates with participants as dedicated work continues in support of mental health and wellness at Cornell.

Meaningful but unused products hinder sustainability

Cornell research finds product attachment may unintentionally encourage less sustainable behavior, if people store away prized possessions and buy additional goods for practical daily use.

Seed grants foster collaboration across Cornell campuses

The funding will support preliminary disease-related research, in the latest in a series of efforts to create new opportunities for interdisciplinary research.

Bartels Awards honor custodians for excellence, dedication

The event, held Dec. 20, recognized the six award recipients and the nearly 400 building care professionals who create a safe, clean environment throughout the Ithaca campus.

Queens building aims to ease housing, health crisis in NYC

The Tree of Life Center – with 174 units, community and retail space, and a full-service health center and dental clinic – opened on Dec. 9 in Jamaica, Queens.

Barley and malt summit hails new Cornell-bred barley varieties

Farmers, brewers, distillers and researchers gathered for the sixth annual Empire State Barley and Malt Summit, to celebrate successes and plan for the future of New York’s growing craft brewery and distillery industries.

December graduation celebrates unique paths to Cornell education

On Dec. 18 in Barton Hall, more than 700 recipients of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees were honored at the university’s 20th recognition ceremony for December graduates, held in-person for the first time since 2019.

Top stories of 2022: COVID solutions, student heroics

The first recorded proof of a bird not seen for 140 years, a gut bacteria that could regulate cholesterol and a senior who risked his own life to rescue a man from an oncoming subway train were among the most-read Cornell Chronicle stories of 2022.