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For Kids’ Sake

WCM-affiliated program empowers New York City nannies to better care for children—and themselves.   All kids run a temperature from time to time. But as a pediatrician, Zoltan Antal, MD, is well aware that detecting fevers in young children can be tricky—and...

Advancing New York City Through Research

Cornell University Cooperative Extension New York City is a research-based educational organization that adapts to the evolving needs of communities, families, and individuals by engaging them in experiential learning opportunities. The organization brings...

Organized chaos spells creativity at Brooklyn school science event

A Brooklyn elementary school was transformed into a high-tech laboratory during a Cornell-led science discovery day Oct. 4. About 300 schoolchildren jammed all corners of Public School 21 as part of the 10th annual 4-H National Youth Science Day that reached an...

Urban 4-H: Changing Minds, Changing Lives

Story and Photography by Melissa Cheri A high-tech agricultural lab. Produce grown without soil. High school students in white lab coats running experiments—four floors above the metal detectors that greet them each morning. All in the middle of New York...

CUCE-NYC Intern Aims To Improve The World One Step At A Time

By Kinga Raynaud I am thrilled to have been a CUCE-NYC intern because the experience I gained during my internship was invaluable. I truly enjoyed working with a motivated and talented team of CUCE-NYC nutrition educators. My charismatic instructor Linda Ameroso...

Are You Healthy Or Not?

Story by Eileen Chen Photos by CPC Pike Street SACCC staff and summer youth This summer Mr. Maurice Held, Cornell University Cooperative Extension – New York City community educator, came and taught the students at P.S.2 about nutrition. Students learned...

Hometown Alumni Award winners connect at Homecoming

The first six recipients of the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award were honored at a special recognition ceremony Oct. 4 during Homecoming Weekend. The event brought the alumni and their families together for a lunch, panel discussion and Q&A with...

CCE summer interns extend and explore

What may have felt like a short amount of time was long on influence for the 29 Cornell undergraduates who spent their summer working and conducting research in communities across New York state as Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) interns. “It’s probably the most...

For Kids’ Sake

WCM-affiliated program empowers New York City nannies to better care for children—and themselves.   All kids run a temperature from time to time. But as a pediatrician, Zoltan Antal, MD, is well aware that detecting fevers in young children can be tricky—and vitally...

CUCE-NYC educator receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

Jacqueline Davis-Manigaulte ’72, a senior extension associate, director of community relations, and the family and youth development program leader for Cornell University Cooperative Extension-NYC, is the latest recipient of the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni...

CCE sows seeds to grow urban agriculture

From the rooftops of New York City to the sidewalks of inner-city Buffalo, urban farms are sprouting vegetables, fueling businesses and helping grow vibrant communities across the Empire State. Working these small plots are farmers young and old, from backgrounds as...

BCTR and the new Cornell Center for Health Equity

The newly-formed Cornell Center for Health Equity (CCHEq) held its inaugural symposium on March 15 and 16 at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. David Satcher’s keynote address emphasized that health equity means “everyone has the opportunity to achieve their highest state of...

High schoolers spawn fish, grow lettuce on NYC school rooftop

Atop a roof overlooking Manhattan’s skyline at sundown Oct. 25, more than 300 public officials and proud parents of Food and Finance High School students toured a first-of-its-kind aquaponics greenhouse. Philson A.A. Warner, founding director of the Cornell...

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