CCE interns recall summer experiences and community connections

Cornell Cooperative Extension provided 29 students with summer internship opportunities across New York state, ranging from creating a commercial guide for growing pawpaw fruits to helping the impact of the spotted lanternfly in the Hudson Valley.

Oneida County native receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

The 10th recipient of the Hometown Alumni Award, Caroline Williams '01 has spent the last 15 years working to improve living conditions in Utica, New York, and her nearby hometown of Remsen. 

Entrepreneurs find home as Activate Fellows at Praxis Center

Two Cornell graduates, CEOs of Praxis clients REEgen and Soctera, benefit from the vibrant innovation ecosystem at Cornell and Activate’s immersive fellowship program for science entrepreneurs.

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‘Our story’: Native American writers cultivate their craft

A free weekly workshop sponsored by Cornell’s Center for Cultural Humility through Oct. 24 highlights the work of upstate New York authors and helps them enhance their writing.

Climate change affects size of tree swallows

In an adaptation to climate change, tree swallows have become smaller over the last three decades, an ongoing study based in Tompkins County has found.

Outreach supports Black rural landowners in Northeast

A new outreach publication shares the stories of Black forestland owners in the Northeast to raise awareness of legacies of discrimination and recommend policies for expanding access for minority landowners.

Veggie Van takes on food deserts in Niagara County

Run by Cornell Cooperative Extension, the van brings fresh, local produce to communities with few other options for healthy and affordable food.

Cornell startups get $3M from NYS to impede disease outbreak

Halomine and Inso Biosciences – both from Cornell incubators – have received $3 million in New York state grants to help thwart disease outbreaks and expand the state’s life science industries.

Part-time study helps employees, visiting students boost careers

Boonyanuphong and other part-time students studying this fall, generally enroll in part-time study to explore an interest in a particular subject, enhance their resumes, strengthen professional skills or begin work towards a degree.

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