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Showcase celebrates Cornell students' public engagement

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Published: 
Apr 28, 2017
More than 200 people gathered in Willard Straight Hall April 24 to honor the civic engagement of Cornell students. Among the projects showcased was Team D.O.P.E. – Shannon McLeod ’19, Lizbeth Lucero ’20, Lydia Anglin ’18, Carúmey Stevens ’19, Jamila Bakhit ’19 and Bryan Duff, senior lecturer in the School of Integrative Plant Science. The team worked with Park Elementary School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to develop project-based learning for the students. Read more

Cornell, Ithaca College offer agricultural education master’s

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Published: 
Aug 17, 2015
Cornell University and Ithaca College will offer a new Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) program to help meet growing demand for qualified agricultural educators. Students in the graduate program will earn a degree in agriculture education from Ithaca College in collaboration with Cornell Connect, a program of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). Read more

Summer school doesn't have to be a drag

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Published: 
Jul 30, 2015
Bryan Duff, lecturer, Horticulture Section, School of Integrative Plant Science and a pair of promising teachers in training teach film production and the physics of music at Colorado middle school. Read more

Sipple Selected as 2015 'Friend' of superintendents council

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Apr 1, 2015
John W. Sipple, Associate Professor of Sociology at Cornell and Director of the New York State Center for Rural Schools was selected to receive the 'Friend of The Council'  award from the Council of School Superintendents. This award is given every year in recognition of a non-member’s contribution to The Council and the field of education.  Read more

41 Cornell grads join Teach For America

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Published: 
Sep 12, 2014
Forty-one Cornell graduates have joined the incoming Teach For America corps of 5,900 individuals this year, making Cornell the eighth-largest contributor of new teachers this year among colleges and universities of its size. Read more

Freshmen, city kids make masks at Johnson Museum

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Published: 
Feb 25, 2014
Kids from Ithaca’s Southside Community Center were paired up with Cornell freshmen from the Townhouse Community Saturday, Feb. 22, to explore masks at the museum and make their own using paint, ribbon, glitter, pipe cleaners and more. Read more

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Index Highlights Innovation Advances in Europe, Africa

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Published: 
Jun 15, 2017
Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, the United States and the United Kingdom are the world's most innovative countries, according to the Global Innovation Index 2017, co-edited by Soumitra Dutta, dean of Cornell SC Johnson. Read more