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Graduate student Nicole Chu creates framework for personal air quality sensors

Since last August, graduate student Nicole Chu has been fabricating the foundation of a wearable air quality monitoring device, by using tools at the Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility.

CRP students, faculty, alumni renovate Oneida mansion

Historic Preservation Planning students spent their annual Work Weekend doing restoration work on the historic Oneida Community Mansion House in Oneida, New York.

CUCE-NYC educator receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

Jacqueline Davis-Manigaulte ’72, a senior extension associate, director of community relations, and the family and youth development program leader for Cornell University Cooperative Extension-NYC, is the latest recipient of the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award.

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AAP instructors’ Chisholm monument to rise in Brooklyn

A monument honoring Shirley Chisholm designed by two AAP instructors, both alumni, will soon rise in Brooklyn and is the first of five monuments that will honor women who’ve made an impact on New York City.

Vice provost keeps Cornell’s engagement mission vibrant and relevant

Katherine McComas, Ph.D. ’00, professor of communication in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, discusses her role as Cornell’s vice provost for engagement and land-grant affairs.

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$1.5M grant will link Dryden and Cornell trails

The Town of Dryden has been awarded a $1.5 million grant to help build a critical section of the 10.5-mile Dryden Rail Trail, including a proposed pedestrian bridge over Route 13, linking the proposed rail trail with Cornell Botanic Garden Natural Areas.

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UV light may be ripe to replace chemicals in fungus fight

Thanks to research led by Cornell AgriTech’s David Gadoury, farmers may no longer have to rely on fungicides to control powdery mildew, a rampant plant fungal disease.

Project designs success for local elementary students

Cornell undergraduates redesigned a Groton auxiliary classroom to inspire and support older elementary students in practicing intellectual, interpersonal and planetary responsibility.

Destructive plant pest thwarted by two native fungi

Cornell-led research reports that two local fungal pathogens could potentially curb an invasive insect that has New York vineyard owners on edge.