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Purple flowers in Minns Gardens add a pop of color along Tower Road.


Twenty faculty and professional staff members in four of Cornell’s state contract colleges have been selected for the 2020–21 State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. This year, for the first time, all nominees put forth by Cornell won awards.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Food Science
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
A turquoise tiny house on wheels


But inside, where tiny home builders would typically tuck away hidden storage and multi-use furniture, are a variety of energy-saving innovation demonstrations, turning it into a mobile education and outreach station. Owned and operated by the...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Behavior
  • Communication