Partnerships fuel COVID testing lab’s success

Robust collaboration between community partners and Cornell has resulted in more than 2 million COVID-19 tests, saving lives throughout the Finger Lakes region.

Vine removal technique foils devastating grape disease

Removing not only a diseased grapevine but the two vines on either side of it can reduce the incidence of leafroll disease, a long-standing bane of vineyards around the world, Cornell researchers have found.

Tiny red fox gets Big Red care

A red fox kit found in Cortland County with its paw caught in a plastic rat trap is on the mend at Cornell’s Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital, where veterinarians, licensed veterinary technicians and students are helping get the fox back to full health.

Underserved high schoolers now thriving in college credit Cornell program

"I saw what I am capable of when I am challenged" - that's what University of Buffalo freshman Donovan Blount says about a course developed at Cornell by two professors in the Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy. The leader of a national education equity organization says professors Maria Fitzpatrick and Matthew Hall are "academic heroes."

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Costs, volunteer demands strain rural ambulance services

Research by Cornell Institute for Public Affairs students highlights unsustainable cost increases challenging rural ambulance services in upstate New York and beyond, and offers solutions.

Cheers to an ‘approachable’ Big Red Cranberry Sour beer

Cornell’s fingerprints are all over the tasty Big Red Cranberry Sour ale. It uses a Cornell-bred barley, alum-grown hops, and made by Big Red Brewing students with an alum-owned brewery.

Cornell joins NY-led group to propose hydrogen energy hub

In making hydrogen a viable, clean-energy alternative to carbon-based fuels, Cornell and two research-startups have joined a consortium that aims to propose a Northeast research hub.

Cornell Varna fire volunteers protect, serve, learn

The desire to help and connect to the local community has inspired four alumni and 33 students to join the Varna Volunteer Fire Company, with many students taking on leadership roles.

Conference features business competitions, Entrepreneur of the Year presentation

Entrepreneurship at Cornell's annual two-day conference offers speakers, business competitions and networking opportunities.

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