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The second Community Engagement Staff Institute on Jan. 7 drew 70 staff members from across campus to discuss their engagement work with students and ways to strengthen community partnerships.

Staff News

The College of Veterinary Medicine has developed a new learning module for high school classrooms that encourages students to directly test the effects of e-cigarette vapor on living cells.

The Yang-Tan Institute’s Partners in Policymaking program will continue, even though the class will no longer be offered, thanks to help from an Engaged Opportunity Grant awarded through the Office of Engagement Initiatives.

Rachel Beatty Riedl, director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, launched her new book, “From Pews to Politics: Religious Sermons and Political Participation in Africa,” Dec. 11 at the University of Zambia.

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell provided four one-day veterinary wellness clinics in 2019 to pets of low-income residents of Schuyler County, New York, thanks to an Engaged Opportunity Grant from the Office of Engagement Initiatives.

Holiday spirit adorned the Memorial Room at Willard Straight Hall during Cornell’s United Way Winter Fest Dec. 13, which served as the end-marker for a campaign that began Sept. 26.

A reindeer mother and daughter are ready for duty this holiday season following cataract surgery in late summer at the Cornell University Equine and Nemo Farm Animal Hospital.

The Northeast ADA Center, in the ILR School’s Yang-Tan Institute, is partnering with Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes to help the organization create a more inclusive environment for its patients.

Curtis Flowers, a Mississippi death row inmate, had been tried six times for four murders he says he did not commit. In June 2019, a Cornell Law School team convinced the U.S. Supreme Court that he had been the victim of racial bias.