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Galloping against cruelty

Animal activist Gabby Wild, B.S. ’11, DVM ’15 has studied baboons in Kenya, treated elephants in Thailand and followed sled dogs through Alaska. This summer, before beginning veterinary studies, Wild is blogging about her latest effort, riding horses across the Irish countryside to raise funds for the Humane Society of the United States.


That’s the number to call with questions about feline friends, 9 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. eastern time, except holidays. You’ll reach the Cornell Feline Health Center’s Dr. Louis J. Camuti Memorial Feline Consultation Service established by the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Camuti, Class of 1916, was the first […]


Cornell’s Mitch Paine is one of 20 students selected as a rising young leader in clean energy by Focus the Nation. He will attend a retreat at Oregon’s Mt. Hood and hike Elliot Glacier, which has experienced 60 percent snowpack loss since 1982; tour a coal plant; and visit a wind farm that powers 125,000 Oregon homes. “If […]

Just his type

Jared Morano, a senior electrical and computer engineering major, was named July’s volunteer of the month by the Tompkins County Red Cross. Morano began volunteering at the Red Cross in early 2020 after donating his type O negative blood at an Ithaca blood drive. Since May, he has played a central role as a front […]


Molly Clauhs ’10 makes her living in the back of a truck. Last month she launched The Silver Spork, a food truck she is taking to farmers markets, special events and catering jobs in Michigan. Clauhs, a Hotel School alumna, bought a former Salvation Army disaster relief truck with a loan and the $15,000 Drown […]

Inside Syria

Cornell government undergraduate Jonathan Panter, who studied at Syria’s University of Aleppo, writes about the nation’s secret police in an op-ed for for the Wall Street Journal July 13. He left the country May 18 and continues to write about Syria on his blog, The Walls Have Ears.

Something borrowed, something new

Stay up to date on the library’s latest and greatest on the New Books page. Users can search by month, location, language or keyword to find the most recent additions to the library’s collections. More than 20,000 new titles arrived in June alone. Links go directly to the new item’s catalog listing. Each section also […]

In the mix

The Cornell Waste Management Institute offers lots and lots of free, updated information on composting. There’s a 12-page fact sheet,  a slideshow, a fact sheet in English and Spanish – even an archived webinar.

Refashioning color

The blog Of Another Fashion collects reader-submitted photos of women of color: flappers and bobby soxers, brides and hippies, kimonoed and cocktail dressed. Minh-Ha Pham, assistant professor in the History of Art and Visual Studies and the Asian American Studies Program, curates the site. “In general, I’m trying to put together a collection of photos […]

Cheap smarts

Listen to Robert Vanderlan, visiting assistant professor of history, talk about how publishing mogul Henry Luce exploited the talents of poets and intellectuals during the Great Depression to build Time Inc. Vanderlan is author of “Intellectuals Incorporated: Politics, Art, and Ideas Inside Henry Luce’s Media Empire.”

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