Carlos Jay Espinosa was awarded the Dean’s Scholarship from Cornell University Precollege Studies to take a biology course with Cornell faculty and earn college credit.
“As a first-generation student, and one who didn’t come from a well-off household, I always dreamt of attending international opportunities like this, since programs of this kind are scarce in my country,” Espinosa said. “I thought of that dream as something impossible.”
Four Cornell faculty members have received Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Awards, which recognize sustained and distinguished contributions of professorial faculty and senior lecturers to undergraduate advising.
The Veterinary One Health Association at Cornell hosted its annual symposium this weekend, Sept. 24 and 25. The two-day virtual event featured guest speakers, special lectures and a virtual poster session, all covering One Health issues.
A campus partnership with the Gayogo̱hó:nǫ’ (Cayuga Nation) seeks to conserve biodiversity and simultaneously safeguard human cultural values and traditions – including language – that depend on these natural resources.
Cornell is one of only seven institutions across the U.S. that will receive a funding award from the National Institutes of Health through a program aimed at increasing minority faculty in the biomedical sciences.