Marc Lacey at an even with students
Making an impact

Public engagement: local and global

The College of Arts & Sciences is committed to education and research that engages with the world -- no ivory towers on this campus. As a land grant university with a longstanding imperative to contribute to the greater good, an ethos of public service and engagement runs deep at Cornell. In Arts & Sciences we are forging community partnerships, solving local and global challenges and creating knowledge to benefit humanity.

Programs and initiatives

Programs and initiatives

More ways to make an impact

Engagement programs across Cornell

Cornell's commitment to public engagement extends across the university with many exciting programs for both students and faculty. Here are a few more ways to make an impact.

Public engagement news

Faculty Engaged with the World

Faculty engaged with the world

Kim Haines-Eitzen, the Paul and Berthe Hendrix Memorial Professor in Near Eastern Studies, helps Morgan Freeman decode the "number of the beast" on National Geographic's "The Story of God."

Faculty in the News