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2020 TOGO awards recognize community as ‘a place of heart’

The 10th annual Cornell Town-Gown Awards – known as the TOGOs – took on the warmth of camaraderie as three community partners were recognized in a virtual event Nov. 21 for their neighborly teamwork.

Black Lives student group donates $100K to justice programs

Cornell Students for Black Lives, a coalition of student organizations, helped raise more than $100,000 in support of racial justice. Funds from the campaign were recently distributed to groups both locally and nationally.

Hudson Valley lab donates tons of fruit to local food pantries

This fall, Cornell AgriTech's Hudson Valley Research Laboratory donated 47,000 pounds of apples and pears to help the more than 40,000 people in need of food assistance in the Hudson Valley region.

Capitol Hill closed, but Cornell’s engagement efforts continue

Supporting engagement efforts in D.C. by faculty, staff and students is central to Cornell’s Office of Federal Relations mission, even more so as the coronavirus pandemic has limited opportunities for face-to-face advocacy.

Fulbright winners hope for global research, teaching in 2021

Seven Cornell students and recent alumni received Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards to conduct research or teach abroad in 2020-21. Fulbright activities are currently suspended until January 2021.

More student veterans join a welcoming community

Cornell continues to build a community that welcomes veterans to the university, based on an array of programs and resources that proactively address their needs and draw on their strengths and experiences.

Tool tracks COVID cases within NY school district boundaries

The ILR School has launched the NYS School District COVID-19 Tracker, an interactive, web-based mapping application that combines multiple sources of data on COVID-19, demographics and related topics by school district.

Cornell donates 37 tons of produce to fight food insecurity

This year, with many people struggling due to COVID-19, Cornell faculty, staff and students facilitated the donation of more than 37 tons of food from farms run by Cornell AES to feed families in need.

Laidlaw Scholars undergraduate program comes to Cornell

Cornell students who are passionate about changing the world can now join an international network of like-minded emerging leaders as Laidlaw Scholars, in the Laidlaw Undergraduate Research and Leadership Program.