SCE's Dean Charles Jermy, Jr., honors July 4th and Cornell history in Homer, NY

Among Dean Jermy’s many acts of community service in and around Homer, NY is a public reading of the Declaration of Independence on the village green on the Fourth of July, and securing a landmark designation for Andrew Dickson White’s birth home on Main Street.

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Summer concerts return to the Arts Quad

Starting with renowned local artist Maddy Walsh, summer concerts return to the Arts Quad, July 1, 8 and 15, beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is free for all concerts.

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“Unprecedented workshop” highlights new infrastructure delivery methods

Top private and public sector leaders, academics, experts, and practitioners will meet for a workshop at Cornell Tech focusing on new methods of infrastructure delivery. The issue is especially timely because of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill signed into law by President Biden.

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Rochester lawyer receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

Fernando Santiago ’86 was recognized for his service in Monroe County, where he leads several nonprofits that assist people in need of food, housing, training and other support.

Curbing hunger: Students build inventive outdoor food pantry

Social justice and engineering blend beautifully. Last semester, Cornell students built a trailblazing food-sharing pantry to take an edge off chronic hunger among local residents.

2-mile borehole to reveal viability of campus’s geothermal future

Cornell is one step closer to determining the feasibility of using deep geothermal energy to heat the Ithaca campus now that drilling has commenced for the Cornell University Borehole Observatory.

Overlooked, undervalued: Cornell research seeks to elevate home care workers

A multidisciplinary team of Cornell researchers is collaborating to elevate the value of home care workers while improving their working conditions and patient outcomes.

Houlton: Invest in ag research to fight climate change

Benjamin Z. Houlton, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, testified June 15 to the U.S. House Agriculture Committee on the role of climate research in supporting agricultural resiliency.

Students, formerly incarcerated people publish book of creative works

PMA class members produced a book of their writings, exploring their own stories and their discoveries about each other.

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