White House names Cornell prison educator a ‘Champion of Change’

Media Note: To download pictures of Rob Scott at the White House, go to: https://cornell.box.com/v/RobScottCPEP ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell Prison Education Program (CPEP) executive director Rob Scott has been named a Champion of Change by the White House for giving prison inmates a fair chance at earning a college degree. He was recognized at an […]

Cornell prison education program to expand with Mellon grant

ITHACA, N.Y. – The Cornell Prison Education Program (CPEP) plans to expand to provide classes and degree programs in four regional prisons, establish a consortium of regional colleges and universities participating in prison education, and create a model college-in-prison network in the region with support from a $1 million, three-year grant from The Andrew W. […]

Dairy farmers, keep flies guessing by alternating pesticides

ITHACA, N.Y. – Old-fashioned fly swatters may be the most foolproof housefly killer, but for dairy farms, insecticides are the practical choice. Flies spread disease and a host of pathogens that cost farms hundreds of millions of dollars in annual losses. Unfortunately, with the repeated use of the same insecticides, flies develop resistance through genetic […]