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Brothers’ nonprofit feeds hungry in native Puerto Rico

Héctor Ibáñez ’20 and his brother, Joey Ibáñez ’23, have started a nonprofit, A Comer Puerto Rico, that has helped feed more than 13,000 people and continues to distribute food weekly in their homeland.

New research may help revive New York’s fall berry industry

The effectiveness of exclusion netting in protecting New York state's berries from the invasive spotted wing drosophila is documented in new research from Greg Loeb, professor of entomology at Cornell AgriTech.

TCAT gears up for passenger, driver safety; route changes

For local transit buses this fall, the road through the COVID-19 pandemic is paved with safety, as TCAT’s fall service schedule starts Aug. 30 and runs through Thanksgiving.

Cornell launches public health campaign

The campaign will reinforce the behaviors returning students, faculty and staff must practice to help prevent spread of COVID-19 this fall, including wearing face coverings, physical distancing and good hand hygiene.

Dyson student’s initiative supports Black-owned businesses

Empower is a newly created, student-led initiative that serves to connect Black-owned businesses with undergraduate student volunteers who offer their time and talent in support of business operations or projects.

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In podcast, outgoing CALS dean reflects, ponders trends

Dean Kathryn Boor is leaving College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. But first, she joins Cornell Cooperative Extension's "Extension Out Loud" podcast to reflect on her decade-long tenure and the evolution of agriculture, research and outreach.

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McNair Scholars lobby DC virtually for more higher ed funding

Cornell’s McNair Scholars shared their stories of academic excellence July 21-24, as they paid virtual visits to the offices of U.S. senators and representatives to advocate for more higher-education funding for first-generation and low-income students.

High Road fellows work remotely for Buffalo’s benefit

The High Road Fellowship summer program was unable to send students to western New York this year due to the pandemic, but the ILR Buffalo Co-Lab modified its programming to bring Buffalo to its 23 fellows.

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Warrior-Scholar Project: a bridge from military to college

The Warrior-Scholar Project offered seminars taught by Cornell faculty and writing instruction July 19-24 in an immersive summer college prep experience for 10 currently enlisted and former service members.