Undergrad helps Ithaca homes switch to clean energy

With an Ithaca-based nonprofit, Kristinko Mato ’24 is working to install efficient heat pumps in units rented by low- and moderate-income tenants, reducing costs and emissions, and improving air quality. 

Student groups earn Cornell honors for local partnerships

To underscore how local partnerships improve Cornell, Ithaca and Tompkins County, the university presented the 13th annual Cornell Town-Gown Awards to three student-community collaborations.

Student project adds whimsy to downtown parking

An interdisciplinary team of students designed a new signage system for a downtown Ithaca parking garage that employs colors and animal imagery to help drivers.

Hip-hop DJs to share stories and history, Nov. 10 and 11

Internationally renowned DJs will share their personal stories to illuminate the history of hip-hop, Nov. 10 and 11.  

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Peer-to-peer course improves student-athletes’ financial literacy

In a new Cornell Law School practicum and pilot program funded by the NCAA, students give athletes the skills to manage their finances while in school and when they graduate.

Thursday night sessions connect student entrepreneurs

The informal meetings allow students to work on projects, meet with venture capitalists and mentors, find out about startup resources and catch up with other builders and early-stage investors.

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Embedded therapist joins College of Veterinary Medicine

The College of Veterinary Medicine will welcome an embedded counselor to its halls in early November, piloting a new element as part of campus-wide efforts to enhance mental health support.

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Apocalypse debate set for Nov. 9

Four professors will argue for the importance of their disciplines during the Logos Philosophy Debate Club’s annual Apocalypse debate.

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Student, alumni-run business drives impact in Nigeria

A new business, Crossroads, funds a health clinic and primary school in rural Nigeria, offers economic opportunities to Nigerian artisans and trains Cornell student-entrepreneurs.