Finger Lakes Land Trust, once a master’s project, conserves 28K acres

Alumnus Andy Zepp started the Finger Lakes Land Trust one night in a Fernow Hall lecture hall. Now executive director, he’s preserving the region’s iconic landscapes one acre at a time.

From lighting to furnishings, MVR credited for inclusive design

A June 10 rededication and ribbon-cutting ceremony will celebrate the completion of renovations to Martha Van Rensselaer Hall, Cornell’s first facility recognized for inclusive design as part of its LEED Gold certification.

‘Measures and Meaning’ exhibition features AAP alums, faculty

Opening June 6, the exhibition curated by the College of Architecture, Art and Planning features work by 20 alumni and faculty as part of ongoing celebrations of the Department of Architecture's 150th year and a century of art education at Cornell.

Community Work Study Program Student Employee Awards

Joy Davis ’22 and Grace Choi ’22 were named Community Work Study Program Student Employees of the Year for their leadership, professionalism and teamwork in jobs that help improve the lives of community residents.

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Three students win Robinson-Appel Humanitarian Awards

Matthew Borinshteyn ’25, Jennifer Lee ’23 and Avery MacLean ’22 received the 2022 Robinson-Appel Humanitarian Awards in recognition of their significant involvement in community service.

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Students tackle community projects in moral psychology course

Students in a new moral psychology class spent the semester working with local non-profits to tackle issues from migrant family justice to food insecurity to sustainable agriculture.

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Contemporary and ancient art exhibit enlivens Ithaca mall

A new exhibition displays selections from Cornell’s plaster cast collection of Greco-Roman sculptures alongside – and sometimes within – contemporary artists’ responses to cast culture and classical art.

Partnerships fuel COVID testing lab’s success

Robust collaboration between community partners and Cornell has resulted in more than 2 million COVID-19 tests, saving lives throughout the Finger Lakes region.

UK-based public art project offers any person ‘key to the city’

Starting May 28, Paul Ramírez Jonas’ “Key to the City 2022” will transform a symbolic honor into one enabling thousands to access diverse sites across Birmingham, England.