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New department unites veterinary medicine and public health

The College of Veterinary Medicine launched its new Department of Public and Ecosystem Health Oct. 25 after extensive campus consultation. This is the college’s sixth academic department and its first new department in more than 20 years.

Grad students brew Cornell-themed beer from NYS ingredients

It’s got Finger Lakes hops, malt and cherries, plus Cornell maple syrup. Introducing ‘Gorges Libe-ation,’ a red ale developed by grad students and chock full of New York.

Climate change, sexual harassment burden NYS workplaces

Climate change, sexual harassment, dangers for delivery workers and expungement of criminal records are among the workplace issues that trouble New Yorkers, according to a new report by Cornell labor and workplace experts.

Tracker promotes consistent learning for incarcerated students

The tool was developed by a programmer for the Cornell Prison Education Program and a new $600,000 grant from Ascendium Education Group will support the further development of both the tool and models to expand the project nationwide.

Exhibit explores landscapes of letting go

An exhibit of sculptures capture the shapes and sentiments of local landscapes.

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Prison education program leader Rob Scott joins Global Development

Rob Scott, a leader in politically engaged education in New York state who has led efforts to establish local and national coalitions for higher education in prison, has joined Cornell’s Department of Global Development in the…

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Electric sheep: Grazing in arrays supports economy, climate

A new USDA-funded project seeks to increase coordination and logistical services for farmers grazing sheep under solar arrays.

Older volunteers help NYC children grow, learn through play

Through a partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension, New York City’s Department for the Aging will provide child development training to volunteers in its Foster Grandparent Program.

Students recount life-changing CCE internships

Their projects served communities across New York, from improving soil at community farms in New York City to developing an anti-racism curriculum for Hudson Valley teens.