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Farmworker initiatives earn community engagement honor

Cornell is a regional winner of the 2019 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Awards, given by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

Expert testifies on deadly deer disease to House committee

Dr. Krysten Schuler, senior research associate in the College of Veterinary Medicine, gave testimony on chronic wasting disease June 25 before the House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources.

4-H’ers sample careers, college life at annual conference

More than 300 young people from 45 New York state counties gathered on Cornell’s Ithaca campus for the annual Career Explorations Conference, where they learned about college life and career opportunities.

Math can protect society’s networks, Kleinberg says in D.C.

Mathematical and computational models can make power grids, financial institutions and other networks less vulnerable to collapse, Jon Kleinberg, the Tisch University Professor of Computer Science, said at a June 13 presentation on Capitol Hill.

Dairy food science program promotes safety, quality

The Cornell Dairy Foods Extension certificate program run by the Department of Food Science in CALS helps industry people learn the ins and outs of product safety and quality.

Free events feature music, speakers, performing artists

Writer Joyce Carol Oates and events celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing are among the highlights of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions' free summer events series on campus, June 28 through Aug. 2.

Cornell funds projects in NYC visioning initiative

Four new faculty projects have been selected to receive funding for collaborative, cross-disciplinary opportunities for learning and research in New York City.

Cornell improves global access to potato breeding material

Cornell plant breeders and geneticists, who’ve played a significant role in the improvement of the potato, are expanding their efforts as they make more wild potato seeds available to breeders around the world.

Eighteen receive Engaged Graduate Student Grants

Eighteen Cornell doctoral students from 13 fields of study have received 2019-20 Engaged Graduate Student Grants to support community-engaged research relevant to their dissertations.