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The Office of Engagement Initiatives is accepting applications for the 2020-21 Engaged Faculty Fellowship Program through May 30. All fellows receive a $2,000 stipend for the year.

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The voices of survivors of the Holocaust and other atrocities will live on through Cornell University Library’s recently acquired permanent access to USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive.

The lab of Margaret Frank, assistant professor of plant biology, has helped create nearly 1,000 at-home gardening kits, which they donated to children in the Ithaca City School District during meal delivery May 8.

ILR has announced the creation of the Ithaca Co-Lab, which will focus on engaged learning opportunities and outreach work in Ithaca and the surrounding region. It is modeled after the school’s Buffalo Co-Lab.

Since its doors opened in September 2018, Cornell AgriTech's Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture has supported more than 50 New York-based companies and helped raised $12.3 million to grow businesses.

Threatened with shutting down due to COVID-19, Loaves & Fishes of Tompkins County was saved at the last minute by the formation of new partnerships that helped keep the food distribution service going.

Members of Cornell’s Humphrey Fellowship Program shared stories of struggle and hope, as their countries grapple with climate change, during “Global Climate Stories,” an April 22 webinar.

Meet Wendy Ju, Denis Willett, Nika Haghtalab and Shaun Nichols, who are bringing their expertise to Cornell.

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Now in its second year, the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award program has honored seven alumni.

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