Naturalization ceremony at Cornell welcomes 38 new citizens

Hailing from Azerbaijan to Uruguay, the new United States citizens from 23 different countries attended the first Tompkins County Naturalization Ceremony since the pandemic. 

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Teens explore potential career options at annual 4-H event

Through conversations and hands-on learning opportunities, nearly 250 youth from across New York state learned about different career paths at the annual 4-H Career Explorations Conference, hosted by Cornell and New York State 4-H.

Art, stories, and tours celebrate plants and the Black experience

Seeds of Survival and Celebration: plants and the Black experience, returns for its third and final year at Cornell Botanic Gardens. This garden installation and exhibit celebrates the ways in which enslaved Africans used plants for culinary and medicinal purposes and that have contributed to the rich cultural fabric of America today. Visitors can explore more than 70 plants, deepen their knowledge through audio tours, view a gallery exhibit of photos of traditional African American gardens, and view exhibits on the how plants made their way to the Americas on slave ships and their enduring legacy in food, medicine, and culture. 

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Cornell startup offers AI-powered math help

Nour Gajial ’26, left, and Yanni Kouloumbis ’26, founded MathGPT to help high school and college students struggling with math understand how to approach their problems step by step.

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Youth program expands to help NYS children with special needs

ACT for Youth, which promotes adolescent health and well-being in New York state, has been awarded $5 million to help local health departments improve care for youth with special needs.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology Visitor Center reopens

The Visitor Center at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is now open again to the public, following a multimillion-dollar redesign that began last fall and focused on interactive exhibits, art and accessibility.

Going for Paris gold, math scholar aids juggling’s Olympic bid

Doctoral student Jonah Botvinick-Greenhouse could be crowned the world’s best juggler in a June 30 competition that aims to help build a case for juggling as an Olympic sport.

Stay safe in Cornell’s gorgeous gorges

Cornell’s two on-campus gorges inspire and connect the community, but visitors should exercise caution – strong currents and underwater rock ledges make swimming especially dangerous.

Milstein first-years listen closely, shape stories with strangers

First-year students in the Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity engaged with community members, crafting innovative assignments and sharpening their skills with various technologies.

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