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Two named Kaplan faculty fellows for service-learning work

Sandra Babcock, clinical professor at Cornell Law School, and Jon McKenzie, professor of practice in the Department of English, have been named 2020 Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellows in Service Learning.

16 faculty, staff members receive SUNY Chancellor's Awards

Sixteen faculty and professional staff members in state contract colleges at Cornell are receiving the 2019-20 State University of New York Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

Staff News

Digital repository breaks out general-audience collection

The Internet-First University Press, a digital repository that has helped make historically valuable archival material free online, has just compiled a general-audience subset of its vast collection of materials.

Essentials

From seed to supermarket: What does it take to put produce on your plate?

Innovative plant breeders at Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are creating new fruits and vegetables that wow consumers, have longer growing seasons and are more resistant to diseases, insects and weather.

Maureen Waller receives 2020 Engaged Scholar Prize

Maureen Waller, professor of policy analysis and management in the College of Human Ecology, is the recipient of Cornell’s fifth annual Engaged Scholar Prize.

Orchestra students mentor young musicians remotely

Cornell classes were held remotely this spring, but 10 members of the Cornell Orchestra are still meeting weekly by Zoom with their mentees – orchestra students from Cayuga Heights Elementary School.

Einaudi-funded Ph.D. students think globally, act remotely

This year, a new cohort of 16 Ph.D. students in the Einaudi-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program must adapt to the obstacles brought on by the global pandemic.

Online showcase celebrates students’ community engagement

Cornell’s Office of Engagement Initiatives celebrated students’ work from this academic year online at the Community Engagement Showcase 2020.

Students reflect on engaged experiences, leadership

Students reflected on their learning experiences and future goals in community engagement as they completed a leadership certificate program this spring.