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Africana Library exhibit explores MLK’s labor activism

Exhibit features MLK's ties to labor movement 

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Joanna Papadakis ’21 honored for town-gown innovation

Joanna Papadakis ’21 has received the 2021 Cornell Campus-Community Leadership Award, an annual honor given by the Division of University Relations to a graduating senior who has shown exceptional town-gown leadership and innovation.

TCAT announces delivery of seven electric buses

With funding support from Cornell, the city and county, Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit has purchased seven new electric buses, which were unveiled during an Earth Day ceremony April 22 on the Ithaca Commons.

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‘Feeney Way’ officially unveiled on donor’s 90th birthday

April 23, 2021 marks both the 90th birthday of Charles F. “Chuck” Feeney ’56 and the official unveiling of Feeney Way on Cornell’s Ithaca campus, honoring the man who has been called the university’s “third founder.”

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Registration open for June community-engaged learning faculty institute

Registration for the annual Faculty Institute on Community-Engaged Learning and Teaching (CELT) exploring the foundations of community-engaged learning. The 2021 CELT is a series of online Community Conversations, held weekly June 1–22, from 1 to 1:50 p.m.

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Radio interview with community activist Richard Rivera on prison education and re-entry from incarceration

Radio interview with community activist and former prison inmate Richard Rivera about prison education and re-entry into society.

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Weill Cornell Medicine addresses vaccine hesitancy, access

Diversity leaders at Weill Cornell Medicine have launched ambitious community vaccination and education efforts, with the goal of improving uptake and helping those who are reluctant to get the vaccine.

Produce Safety Alliance offers training in new languages

Recognizing that produce is grown and harvested by farmers of many different backgrounds, the Cornell Produce Safety Alliance has expanded to include education and training for Spanish, Chinese and Portuguese speaking growers in the U.S. and elsewhere.

Persistent rehab helps aging collie recover from dislocated hip

Max the rough collie is still spry at age 10, but last May his exuberance led him to the emergency room at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals. Thanks to veterinarians, Max has become an example of what rehabilitation therapy can do for an injured pet of his age.