Let’s Meditate celebrates 10 years of campus mindfulness

Open to the entire Cornell community, the meditation program serves to counter the rigor of classes and work, offering participants a moment to breathe and reflect via sessions offered both in-person and virtually.

A musical bridge: Cornell Wind Symphony makes transformative journey to Cuba

Over winter break, students in Cornell’s Barbara & Richard T. Silver ‘50, MD ‘53 Wind Symphony traveled to Cuba for a community-engaged performance tour in collaboration with the National Concert Band of Cuba. The tour honored both music and culture.

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Students debate freedom of expression’s impact on business

Students sparred over whether promoting freedom of expression in the workplace drives innovation and improves business, or interferes with decision-making and results in gridlock, during a debate and discussion held Feb. 7 in Ives Hall.

Scholar to speak on intersectional justice at annual MLK lecture

This year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture on Feb. 19 will focus on the importance of understanding and addressing systems of oppression and their impact on multiple identities, including race and gender.

Winning animal health hacks help farmers, veterinary surgeons

The weekend event included 150 students from across campus who formed 30 teams to find innovative solutions to problems related to animal health.

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Students, formerly incarcerated women draft bill for NYS Assembly

Students from the Brooks School’s State Policy Advocacy Clinic have teamed up with lawmakers and a community-based nonprofit representing formerly incarcerated mothers to introduce new legislation that would protect the rights of pre- and postnatal women in prisons and jails across New York.

Engaging youth leads to more inclusive public spaces

Outside of the token skate park, the diverse needs of New York state teens are often ignored when planners design public spaces. A new collaboration between a College of Human Ecology professor and Cornell Cooperative Extension seeks to put an end to that.

The Contribution Project returns to Cornell, expands to two SUNYs

Applications are open for the Contribution Project, a program that grants $400 each to undergraduates with ideas for how to make a difference in the world.

Sophomore twins and space enthusiasts reach for the stars

Identical twins Ashley and Verena Padres ’26 fell in love with the idea of space exploration and working together at an early age – now they employ and enjoy that spirit of curiosity and collaboration at Cornell.