Action Teens, apples and the spirit of democracy
What President David Skorton has called Cornell's "commitment to developing knowledge that benefits communities" is closely tied to the university's land-grant mission.
From classes for peony gardeners on Long Island to collaborations with CARE in Africa, there are thousands of stories that show Cornell's spirit of public engagement at work -- here are just a few. Read more
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Better veggies for New York ... Alumni under the sea ... Community service in Buffalo ... Read more
Living laboratory: On the High Road in Buffalo
Every June, students from Cornell's ILR School arrive in Buffalo for a summer of community service, civic participation, urban immersion and research. They come for two intensive months of hands-on experience in grassroots economic development. Read more