Tompkins County area students to build simulated drones at science day event

WHAT: 4-H National Youth Science Day to engage 100,000 students nationwide, including 40 students from Tompkins Co. and the surrounding area, through STEM and Drone Discovery Day activities WHEN: Friday, Oct. 21, 4 – 6 p.m. WHERE: Room 102, Mann Library, Cornell University, MEDIA: The event is open to the media. Media members are asked […]

300 Brooklyn students to build and fly drones at national science event

WHAT: 4-H National Youth Science Day to engage 100,000 students nationwide, including 300+ at Brooklyn elementary school through STEM and Drone Discovery Day activities WHEN: Friday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. WHERE: Public School 21, 180 Chauncey Street, Brooklyn, NY VISUALS: 300-400 elementary students (grades 4-8) building, testing and flying simulated drones inside […]

Cornell to serve up Big Red Cheddar and dairy information at New York Farm Day

WHAT: New York Farm Day WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2015 at 6 p.m. WHERE: Kennedy Caucus Room on Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. MEDIA: Media members are asked to RSVP to Kathleen Corcoran Cornell’s Media Relations Office at (202) 434-8036. WASHINGTON – Cheese fans rejoice! The media are welcome to hear how Cornell University’s College of […]

Record number of Cornell programs to be featured at Friday’s Resource Fair

WHAT: Cornell Resource Fair  WHEN:  Friday, Oct. 30, 9-11 a.m. WHERE: The Space @ GreenStar, 700 W. Buffalo St., Ithaca MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to Daryl Lovell in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-254-4799 or dal296@cornell.edu. ITHACA, N.Y. – Area residents are invited […]

Tips and tricks for a perfect Christmas tree

As families brave the elements this weekend to pick the perfect Christmas tree, Cornell University experts offer a few tips on choosing a tree as well as some tricks to preserve its beauty throughout the season. Elizabeth Lamb has a Ph.D. in plant breeding and is a senior extension associate with the Cornell Cooperative Extension’s […]