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Community-engaged learning to build on colleges’ strengths

Beginning this fall, the Office of Engagement Initiatives is collaborating with individual colleges and schools that want to make community-engaged learning a key part of their curricular, co-curricular and research programs.

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Gift supports A&S visiting journalist program, Cornell Tech

A $5 million gift from Jan Rock Zubrow ’77 and Barry Zubrow will support two vital university programs, one in the College of Arts and Sciences and the other at Cornell Tech in New York City.

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Loaves & Fishes’ Empty Bowls To-Go: Tickets now on sale

Loaves and Fishes’ Empty Bowls fundraising event on Oct. 10 will be a to-go meal this year and will include a hand-crafted bowl donated by a local potter.

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Cornell to receive ‘on-campus’ accreditation visit via Zoom

Indicative of the coronavirus era, Cornell next month will be among the first universities to receive an accreditation visit via Zoom.

Policing, incarceration examined in racism webinar debut

Four faculty experts kicked off the College of Arts and Sciences’ yearlong “Racism in America” webinar series with a Sept. 16 discussion about policing and incarceration.

Cornell Leadership Sessions: back to green, cautiously

In the second video of the Cornell Leadership Sessions series, President Martha E. Pollack and Provost Michael Kotlikoff discuss the recent decline in cases on campus and lowering of the alert level, among other topics.

United Way campaign gets extended kickoff

The Week of Caring, Sept. 21-25, will give community members additional time to support local food pantries and not-for-profit organizations that are seeing higher demand due to the impact COVID-19 has had on the community.

Twenty new Engaged Faculty Fellows named

Twenty faculty members from eight colleges have been named Engaged Faculty Fellows, committed to advancing community-engaged learning and scholarship at Cornell and within their academic disciplines.

Cornell’s K-12 programs foster creativity, community

When the pandemic abruptly shuttered school buildings across the nation in March, units across Cornell’s campuses swung into action to support K-12 learning virtually.