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Darryl Epps is among the hundreds of men incarcerated in New York who have transformed themselves through the Cornell Prison Education Program. CPEP reduces recidivism and saves taxpayers millions with college behind bars. 

The International Agricultural and Rural Development major, in CALS, is celebrating 20 years of a partnership with Sathguru Management Consultants, the Cornell Sathguru Foundation for Development, and universities in India.

The world’s elite dogs vied for titles at the 144th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City, and for the second year in a row, Cornell veterinarians were on call to care for the competitors.

Yusef Salaam, one of the five teenagers wrongly convicted in the Central Park jogger case in 1990, gave the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture Feb. 17 in Sage Chapel.

Kate Bronfenbrenner ’76, Ph.D. ’93, director of Labor Education Research and an ILR School senior lecturer, has won this year’s George D. Levy Faculty Award, recognizing community-engaged learning projects.

The 23rd annual Great Backyard Bird Count, co-sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society, will be held Feb. 14-17.

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Professor of practice Jon McKenzie is helping area students see the possibilities in making media, from info comics to video, to tell stories about real issues in their lives and in their communities.

The 2020 Girls High School Programming Contest, open to all high school girls, will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, on the Ithaca and Cornell Tech campuses.

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Undergraduates can now apply for the new Science Communication and Public Engagement minor, designed to prepare students to be socially engaged scientists who can clearly communicate their findings.