Laidlaw scholars at Cornell gain global perspectives

The Laidlaw Scholars Program, hosted at Cornell by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, trains early undergraduates in international research and leadership and sends them out into the world for hands-on experiences.

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Students tackle real-world problems in global, public health projects

More than 100 students presented their work on a wide array of projects aimed at improving access to public health everywhere from Tompkins County to Tanzania, as part of the 2022 Global and Public Health Experiential Learning Symposium, held Nov. 11 in Cornell’s Physical Sciences Building.

Student prods COP27 to include youth in climate solutions

Kehkashan Basu, an MBA student at the Johnson School, hopes to kindle positive global change. She moderated the first roundtable meeting between government officials and youth at COP27.

Afghan Dreamers, Cornell Cup Robotics launch World Cup Dreams

The FIFA World Cup begins Nov. 20 in Qatar, and Cornell Engineering is partnering with the Afghan Dreamers all-girls robotics team in an effort to harness this energy – and inspire young people to dream big, in both soccer and STEM learning.

From lost items to athletic gear, undergrads win for big ideas

Four undergraduate teams with business ideas won this year’s Big Ideas Competition, sponsored by Blackstone LaunchPad, Startup Tree and Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

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Senior wins award from SETI Institute for planetary research

“I think the question that drives SETI’s work is one innate to the human species – seeking to prove that we are not alone in the universe,” said Ze-Wen Koh '23.

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Flying high: Sophomore is a rising star in the birding world

A social media influencer with nearly 40,000 followers on Instagram, Isaiah Scott ’25 is emerging as a young adult leader in the national birding community.

Cornell gives used furniture new life, helps those in need

Since 2018, Denise Hubbard, inventory coordinator for Student and Campus Life, has arranged for the donation of 6,650 items, mostly to local nonprofits, in an effort to reduce waste and help those in need.

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Undergrad publishes research on genetic information exchange

The study relates to information stored in DNA and how organisms pass that genetic information to progeny.

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