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Newman Civic Fellow works for meaningful change

Sherell Farmer ’22 was named Cornell’s 2021-22 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. The fellowship honors students who engage with others to create long-term social change and demonstrate a potential for civic engagement.

ILR alumnae instrumental in online workers’ rights handbook

Cecilia Faringer-Perez ’18 has helped launch a practical online guide for workers through the Tompkins County Workers' Center.

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Virtual wine event addresses COVID-19, climate change

For wineries, meeting COVID-19 guidelines was a sobering task, but some changes boosted business for the better, according to a Cornell survey presented at the recent B.E.V. NY conference.

LeadNY opens applications for leaders in food, agricultural sectors

New York state’s premier leadership development program is now accepting applications for its next class of leaders in the food, agriculture and natural resources sectors of the Northeast.

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Green hydrogen filling station fueled by Cornell research

Prompted by Cornell research, the Standard Hydrogen Corp. and National Grid announced plans March 11 to build the first hydrogen “energy station” of its kind in the nation.

Going underground: Grant roots out rapid apple decline culprit

Rapid Apple Decline is a mysterious phenomenon that has been killing apple trees suddenly and without probable cause, leaving growers and scientists bewildered. Two scientists from CALS are on a mission to find its root cause.

Mary Nichols ’66 brings fresh air to Cornell Atkinson

Mary Nichols '66, environmental icon and former chair of the California Air Resources Board, will become a Visiting Senior Fellow at Cornell Atkinson.

Building networks not enough to expand rural broadband

Even when grants fund network construction, high operating costs pose significant challenges for rural broadband cooperatives seeking to expand access, according to new research from the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.

Good bones: Students revive historic building in Waterloo, NY

In fall 2020, the village of Waterloo, New York, asked Cornell design students how to transform a deteriorating 1890s building into an art center. By December, they had delivered.