Cornell Votes hails 2020 rise in student voter turnout

Throughout the fall 2020 semester, students in Cornell Votes registered hundreds of voters at weekly workshops hosted in partnership with the Cornell Democrats, Cornell Political Union and Cornell Republicans.

A Collegetown mural memorializes loved ones lost to illness

Yerkezhan Abuova ’23 memorialized her grandmothers in a Collegetown mural, painting them surrounded by animals, tulips and waterlilies. She hopes it will comfort viewers who grieve.

Students engage with Black ‘memory workers’ in NYC

An interdisciplinary seminar in the fall semester took students from Ithaca to New York City to explore African American heritage sites and the people whose work keeps this history alive.

Action Research Collaborative aiming for results – now

Professors Neil Lewis Jr. ’13 and Tashara Leak are leading the new Action Research Collaborative, which will serve as an institutional hub for cross-campus action research collaborations between Ithaca and New York City, and elsewhere.

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Kiely inducted into Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship

Richard Kiely PhD ’02, a senior fellow in the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement, has been inducted into the Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship. The honor recognizes Kiely’s more than 20 years of experience and expertise in advancing community-engaged learning, teaching and research.

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Faculty build network of community-engaged teachers, scholars

From teaching food science at the Ithaca Farmers Market to researching how youth feel about their race and ethnicity, this year’s Engaged Faculty Fellows are demonstrating the range of work that’s possible through community-engaged learning and research. The 2021-22 cohorts include 15 faculty from eight Cornell schools and colleges.

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arXiv hits 2M submissions

The research-sharing platform is a free resource for scholars around the world in fields including physics, math and computer science, who use the service to share their own cutting-edge research and read work submitted by others.

New fellowship supports students from Francophone Africa

The new Bouriez Family Fellowship sponsors graduate students from French-speaking Africa as they pursue professional training in law or global development at Cornell. The fellowship is administered by the Einaudi Center's Institute for African Development.

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Cartoons about disability will educate children

The Northeast ADA Center, in collaboration with the ILR School’s Yang-Tang Institute, is developing a 10-episode cartoon series that teaches children, their families and educators about disability issues such as assisted technology, transportation, communication and service animals.