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Showcase celebrates Cornell students' public engagement

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
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Cornell, Ithaca College offer agricultural education master’s

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
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Summer school doesn't have to be a drag

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
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Sipple Selected as 2015 'Friend' of superintendents council

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
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41 Cornell grads join Teach For America

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
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Freshmen, city kids make masks at Johnson Museum

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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New book focuses on impact of online content moderators

May 17, 2018
In his new book, Tarleton Gillespie, adjunct associate professor in the Department of Communication and in the Department of Information Science. investigates how social media platforms police what we post online and the large societal impact of these decisions. Read more
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Redheads make better birders

May 10, 2018
A team of 14 Cornell undergraduates, the Redheads, will participate in the 35th annual World Series of Birding May 12 in Cape May, New Jersey. Read more