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Empower is a newly created, student-led initiative that serves to connect Black-owned businesses with undergraduate student volunteers who offer their time and talent in support of business operations or projects.

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Dean Kathryn Boor is leaving College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. But first, she joins Cornell Cooperative Extension's "Extension Out Loud" podcast to reflect on her decade-long tenure and the evolution of agriculture, research and outreach.

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Cornell’s McNair Scholars shared their stories of academic excellence July 21-24, as they paid virtual visits to the offices of U.S. senators and representatives to advocate for more higher-education funding for first-generation and low-income students.

The High Road Fellowship summer program was unable to send students to western New York this year due to the pandemic, but the ILR Buffalo Co-Lab modified its programming to bring Buffalo to its 23 fellows.

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The Warrior-Scholar Project offered seminars taught by Cornell faculty and writing instruction July 19-24 in an immersive summer college prep experience for 10 currently enlisted and former service members.

Two Lab of Ornithology staff members created a science project on birds with community leaders, teachers and students in the Peruvian Amazon. The result? A flowering of community interest beyond anything they could have imagined.

Cornell’s Southeast Asia Program has received a four-year, $275,000 Luce Foundation grant to strengthen graduate education in the field, working with National Resource Centers across the country.

At a pivotal moment of racial reckoning in American society, Michelle M. Duguid, M.S. ’05, Ph.D. ’08, is the new associate dean for diversity, inclusion and belonging.the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

Buddy, a 13-year old briard rescue dog, is one of three dozen dogs in an ongoing study on treating persistent gastrointestinal problems with changes in their diets. The results so far have been remarkable.