The Yang-Tan Institute in the ILR School has secured a $646,000 gift from K. Lisa Yang ’74 to launch the Autism Transition to Adulthood Initiative, aimed at helping students with autism achieve success after high school.
New research from the lab of Christine Smart in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences shows that wild tomato varieties are less affected by deadly bacterial canker than traditionally cultivated varieties.
Faculty members Anthony Burrow and Julia Felippe, Ph.D. ’02, have been appointed provost’s fellows for public engagement, to advance Cornell’s public engagement mission and initiatives around community-engaged learning and research.
A 23-year partnership between the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York, and the College of Veterinary Medicine provides care for endangered species while giving veterinarians and students specialized training.
Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell provided four one-day veterinary wellness clinics in 2019 to pets of low-income residents of Schuyler County, New York, thanks to an Engaged Opportunity Grant from the Office of Engagement Initiatives.