Many low-income NYers rely on costly cell plans for internet access

Most New Yorkers have cell phones, but new data shows that 21% of state households do not have a desktop or laptop computer.

Cornell experts, Ithaca elementary students re-imagine outdoor spaces together

Cornell faculty and students, with the Ithaca City School District, are centering student voices in redesigning outdoor play spaces, including a renovation of the iconic playground at Fall Creek Elementary School.

Cornell SCE presents free outdoor concerts and special lectures this summer

Paa Kow performs on Cornell's Arts Quad on June 28, 2024. The performance is followed by four more 7 p.m. concerts on Fridays through July 26 and lectures in B25 Warren Hall on select Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in July. 

Around Cornell

Dairy innovation program nurtures the cream of the crop

Sammi and John Collins are participants in the second cohort of Cornell’s Dairy Runway Program, which offers free entrepreneurship training for early stage innovators aiming to launch new dairy products.

Art Beyond Cornell exhibition features works by incarcerated youth

At their Spring Gallery event in May, the Einhorn Center for Community Engagement student-run program displayed artwork by young men at MacCormick Secure Center in Brooktondale, New York, and by Cornell students in the program.

Around Cornell

Students help Ithaca building owners see progress on emissions

Since 2016, students have worked to calculate and share the progress of the Ithaca 2030 District, an initiative to reduce the carbon footprint of Ithaca’s commercial buildings.

Southern Tier officials tap Cornell expertise to envision smart cities

Broome County is enlisting the expertise of Cornell researchers and other specialists to implement advanced “smart city” technology, aiming to potentially enhance flood warnings, provide real-time parking updates and optimize waste management.

Students transmit health care data without cell service, internet

Using low-frequency radio waves to send blood pressure data, a group of students has provided a proof of concept that could enable in-home health care for people without cellular or broadband access.

Big Red Buddies co-presidents win Campus-Community Leadership Awards

Two graduating seniors have earned the 2024 University Relations Campus Community Leadership Award, which recognizes students for engagement with and service to the greater Ithaca area.