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Cornell joins effort to fight global hunger

Published: 
Dec 11, 2014
Cornell has joined nearly 50 universities in a commitment to address global hunger. University leaders will sign the Presidents’ Commitment to Food and Nutrition Security Dec. 9 at the United Nations. Read more

Tata-Cornell Initiative observes first year of research

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Dec 10, 2014
Celebrating its first year of research projects in India, the Tata-Cornell Agriculture and Nutrition Initiative briefed faculty and students on drinking-water system projects, research on iron nutrition for women, and a food fortification study. Read more

Land use looms as large factor in global warming

Published: 
Dec 3, 2014
For the world’s deteriorating environment, don’t blame burning fossil fuels exclusively. Land use and land cover changes contribute about 40 percent to “radiative forcing,” a key factor in global warming, according to a new study by Cornell scientists. Read more

'Sweet Cornell' ice cream evokes sesquicentennial

Published: 
Dec 3, 2014
Evoking the charm of swaying corn growing on an upstate farm and recalling 150 years of agricultural science, students in Food Science 1101 developed an ice cream worthy of Cornell’s Sesquicentennial: Sweet Cornell. Read more

Cornell Rewind: 'Above all nations is humanity'

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Nov 20, 2014
Organized by Modesto Quiroga, Cornell’s Cosmopolitan Club first met Nov. 10, 1904, in Barnes Hall, with 60 students attending. For the next five decades, the Cosmopolitan Club fostered international awareness and elevated peaceful thoughts. Read more

Expert offers feasible, statewide green energy plan

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Nov 20, 2014
Professor Emeritus Tony Ingraffea explained a statewide green energy plan in his keynote address at the President’s Sustainable Campus Committee annual summit Nov. 18, and winners of the Cornell University Partners in Sustainability Award were announced. Read more

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