• CCE interns enhance life in New York State communities

    From Buffalo to Long Island, the North Country to the Southern Tier, our interns partnered with faculty members and association staff to put knowledge to work all around the state.

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    Photo by Mark Vorreuter
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    Savoring the Cornell connections at the New York State Fair

    New Cornell president Elizabeth Garrett spent Dairy Day at the New York State Fair, talking wtih everyone from 4-H kids to the commissioner of NYS Agriculture and Markets.

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    Photo by Robert Barker, UPhoto
  • Novel program teaches young girls the science of fashion

    Knitting fashion design and science, the Style Engineers program engages girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) topics and is now available to educators nationwide after successful tests at New York State locations this summer.

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    Photo by Ted Boscia
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    New York teens explore college life

    4-H members from 40 counties across the state experienced life on an Ivy League campus while attending the annual Career Explorations conference in early July. They sampled scientific pursuits from rocketry to ornithology at dozens of hands-on sessions led by Cornell researchers.

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    Photo by Lindsay France, UPhoto

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Faculty Spotlight
Marianella Casasola

She partners with the BCTR to expand study of early spatial skills to more diverse samples of young children throughout NYS. Her research is focused on early word learning.