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Ex-Etsy CEO to deliver Milstein Program ‘In Focus’ talk

Chad Dickerson, former CEO of Etsy and a Cornell Tech fellow, will share his story in “The Journey Up: From English Major to Etsy,” Oct. 28 as part of the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity’s fall 2020 “In Focus Speaker Series.”

Cornell Leadership Sessions: family resources, limiting travel

In the fourth Cornell Leadership Sessions series video, President Martha E. Pollack and Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Mary Opperman discuss StayHomecoming, available family resources and the importance of avoiding unnecessary travel to curb the spread of COVID-19.

CCE helps Buffalo get school food truck rolling

With help from Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Buffalo City School District unveiled a new Farm to School food truck, which will bring locally-sourced hot food to inner city families.

Baby bobcat rallies after hip surgery

Dottie, a 3-month old bobcat, came to Cornell Animal Hospital for hip surgery after her keepers think she fell in her enclosure. She is recovering well.

Cornell United Way drive kicks off; needs greater due to virus

The Cornell United Way Campaign – the campus drive to support the United Way of Tompkins County by raising funds for local community members in need – launches Oct. 15 and runs through December.

Summer interns discuss storytelling project in CCE podcast

This summer, three Cornell student interns worked with New York State 4-H youth on a Rural Storytelling Project, a virtual program for kids across three New York counties that culminated with a virtual showcase of youth storytelling talent.

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StayHomecoming 2020 brings Big Red spirit online

Thousands of alumni, parents, students and friends from around the globe participated in StayHomecoming week events Oct. 6-10, an entirely online event for the first time.

Homecoming keynote highlights Law School clinics

The Oct. 9 StayHomecoming keynote panel featured the work of four Cornell Law School clinics, which offer students real-world experience while helping people who otherwise may not be able to afford legal services.

Grants fund community-engaged learning curricula

The Office of Engagement Initiatives recently awarded Engaged Curriculum Grants to 19 teams of faculty and community partners that are developing community-engaged learning courses, majors and minors across the university.