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Community partnerships honored at 2021 TOGO awards

The Underground Railroad Project at St. James A.M.E. Zion Church, the Foodnet Meals on Wheels program, and Khuba International and the Learning Farm were honored at the Cornell Town-Gown Awards Nov. 20.

Students reflect on Marsalis visit: ‘He really touched my soul’

Jazz great Wynton Marsalis visited campus as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large, teaching students, giving public talks and playing with Cornell musicians in Bailey Hall.

Visiting journalist humanizes the immigration issue

Molly O’Toole '09, the Zubrow Distinguished Visiting Journalist Fellow in the College of Arts & Sciences this semester, shared career advice, political insights and anecdotes from her work and life during two recent talks.

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First-Generation Student from Harlem Leads College Prep Course for Underprivileged High School Students

Senior Lassan Bagayoko was recently awarded $5,000 through Cornell’s Janet McKinley '74 Family Grant to provide an online college prep program for high school students in underprivileged communities.

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Cornell, Puerto Rican students to connect for food security innovation

The project will prepare agricultural students to develop skills, knowledge and abilities in sustainable agriculture and natural resource management on the island.

Farid Ferdows ’21: ‘For those who dream, Cornell is your place’

Ferdows, who served as an Afghan interpreter for the U.S. Army, says Cornell welcomed him with academic support, financial aid and camaraderie with other veteran students.

Cornell faculty contribute to Astro2020 decadal survey

The newly released “Pathways to Discovery in Astronomy and Astrophysics for the 2020s,” identifies scientific priorities, opportunities and funding recommendations for the next 10 years of astronomy and astrophysics.

$1.8M gift supports the Emerging Markets Institute

A $1.8 million gift from Gail and Roberto Cañizares ’71, MBA ’74, will provide substantial support to the Emerging Markets Institute at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

Radio interview discusses elections, voting and public service

Cornell undergraduate and Ithaca Common Council Ward 4 Alderperson Patrick Mehler, ILR '23, discusses the importance of elections, voting and public service on Election Day.

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