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Cornell outperforms peers with Platinum sustainability rating

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) ranked Cornell as a top performer in the 2020 Sustainable Campus Index.  See how Cornell compares as one of the top-ranked institutions in the nation for comprehensive sustainability efforts.

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High school programming prelim emphasizes learning

The third annual Cornell High School Programming Contest Warm Up, a virtual computer programming competition, was less a contest and more a chance for budding programmers to hone their skills.

Oluo offers practical antiracism strategies in MLK Lecture

Ijeoma Oluo, author of “Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America,” was the featured speaker at the virtual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture, held March 1.

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.

All Things Equal features local outreach groups

The March 2 episode of ‘All Things Equal’ featured featured Tammy Baker and Natalya Coliwitch, Community Outreach Workers for Family and Children’s Services of Ithaca.

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Maria Fitzpatrick: understanding human behavior

Maria D. Fitzpatrick is a professor of economics and public policy and in 2020 she was named Cornell’s new associate vice provost for social sciences. She also is continuing her own robust research program, focusing on child and family policy.

NSF challenges Cornell to tame winter, natural disasters

In partnership with New York community groups, Cornell researchers are developing a hyperlocal weather forecasting system designed to help emergency response.  

March 8 event to elevate women artists on Wikipedia

Art + Feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thon uses the power of research to celebrate the lives and works of underrepresented women artists.

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Radio show features Ithaca-area human rights official

The Feb. 23 episode of All Things Equal featured Tompkins County Office of Human Rights Director Ken Clarke.

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