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Spotlight on Kason Tarbell '18

Oct 9, 2017
For Kason Tarbell ’18, lacrosse is more than just a sport. As a member of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe located in the Akwesasne reservation, lacrosse is a way of life. It is part of his rich heritage that considers lacrosse to be a medicine game, played to help cure the ill, as well as the Creator’s game, played for His entertainment. Read more

ART with HEART: Engaged scholarship in practice

Sep 13, 2017
Inspired in part by Black Lives Matter, and an aspiration to increase equality and kindness, two community artists have worked with the Greater Ithaca Activity Center's after school program to develop a simple and fun curriculum. The curriculum was created by Emme Edmunds (Ph.D. Development Sociology, 2016) who has gathered the resulting art into a traveling art show, currently on display at the Tompkins County Public Library through September 28th. Read more
Laszlo Kulszar, Chair of Agricultural Economics and rural Sociology at Penn State

Laszlo Kulszar named Chair of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology at Penn State

Jul 21, 2017
 Laszlo Kulszar, a graduate from Development Sociology has just been appointed to chair the department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology at Penn State University.  Laszlo was a student of David Brown’s  and they met when David was doing field work in Hungary in the 1990s, with Laszlo's father as David's principal colleague there. Laszlo had just completed his MS in Budapest, and David was so impressed with his performance that he recruited him to Cornell to complete his graduate studies. Read more