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Insectapalooza swarms campus Oct. 28

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Oct 25, 2017
Creepy crawlers are coming out to play for Insectapalooza 2017, an interactive, hands-on experience for all ages on Oct. 28. Held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Comstock Hall on Cornell’s Ithaca campus, the annual insect fair reflects the ways insects interact with people and affect our lives. Insectapalooza features hundreds of live insects, spiders and other arthropods from the collections of the Department of Entomology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Entomologists and students will be on hand to explain the behaviors and adaptations of the insect world at the event, which draws up to 2,000 people each year [...] Read more

State-of-the-art rooftop aquaponics greenhouse at Manhattan high school opens to students

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Oct 16, 2017
Food and Finance High School and Cornell University Cooperative Extension (CUCE) will host the grand opening of a state-of-the-art rooftop aquaponics greenhouse at the NYC Department of Education’s Park West Educational Campus on Wednesday, October 25. The grand opening will include tours of the greenhouse and learning labs, the ribbon cutting, and a reception with refreshments catered by FFHS students. Cornell Extension associate Philson A. Warner designed the 1,664-square foot greenhouse, which integrates cutting edge hydroponics and aquaponics with energy efficiency technologies. Warner is founding director of CUCE’s hydroponics, aquaculture and aquaculture program. Read more

Inauguration of Martha E. Pollack as President of Cornell University

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Aug 18, 2017
The inauguration of Martha E. Pollack as the 14th president of Cornell University will feature student scholarship, highlight the role of universities in the search for truth, and celebrate the community Aug. 24 and 25. The centerpiece of the two-day occasion will be the installation ceremony, Aug. 25 at 2 p.m. on the Arts Quad [...] Read more

Visit the bizarre, bad and beneficial world of bugs at Insectapalooza 2016

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Oct 18, 2016
WHAT: Insectapalooza 2016 to feature “Battle of the Bugs” display, live Anthropod Zoo, Butterfly Room, and hands-on learning activities WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Comstock Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca VISUALS: To view and download images from previous Insectapalooza events, visit https://cornell.box.com/v/insectphotos. MEDIA: The event is open to the public. Interviews […] Read more

Fight against devastating potato pest gets funding boost

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Oct 12, 2016
WHAT: Senator O’Mara to announce $1.2 million for the nation’s only quarantine research facility for potato pest Golden Nematode WHEN:  Friday, Oct. 14, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. WHERE: 170 Kenneth Post Laboratory, Cornell University MEDIA:  Media members are asked to RSVP to Melissa Osgood in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-255-2059 or […] Read more

NextGen food technology will make Cornell a leader in the “clean label” movement, Sen. Nozzolio announces

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Sep 15, 2016
WHAT: Senator Nozzolio to announce $1 million in state funding for new next generation food technology to make Cornell a leader in the “clean label” movement WHO: Senator Michael Nozzolio, Dean Kathryn J. Boor, Dr. Susan Brown, Dr. Olga Padilla-Zakour, Dr. Elizabeth Bihn WHEN: Friday, September 16; 11:30 AM WHERE: Jordan Hall, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 630 […] Read more

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

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Sep 13, 2016
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 […] Read more

New study showing mosquito mating a possible key to controlling Zika virus to be outlined during DC event

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Mar 8, 2016
Cornell-UN sociologist joins to advise developing nations how to prepare WHO: Cornell Professors Laura Harrington and Alaka Base Harrington, https://entomology.cals.cornell.edu/people/laura-harrington, chair of the Department of Entomology at Cornell University, is a vector biologist and expert on the biology of the main vector of Zika virus, Aedes aegypti. She will discuss the vector ecology and epidemiology […] Read more

Climate experts tackle policy, activism and clean energy at upcoming community conversation

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Feb 22, 2016
WHAT:  “Policy and Activism:A Conversation on Climate Change & Clean Energy” WHEN:  Friday, Feb. 26, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. WHERE:  Uris Auditorium, Cornell University, 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. […] Read more

Local climate summit delegates share experience with Ithaca community

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Jan 27, 2016
WHAT: COP21: Reflections on the Historic Climate Agreement WHEN:  Wednesday, Feb. 3, 7:15 p.m. WHERE: Borg Warner Room, Tompkins Co. Public Library, 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. – […] Read more

COP21 side event: Tackling food security and climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Dec 3, 2015
WHAT:“Climate Change, Agroecology, Nutrition and Food Security: Critical Lessons from Project Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa” WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 3, 16:00 – 17:30 WHERE: COP 21, Paris-Le Bourget, France – Africa Pavilion, Hall 3, Conference Rooms in Stand 28 MEDIA NOTE: Participants must possess an official United Nations delegate badge with blue zone access to attend events in the Africa Pavilion. […] Read more

Experts preview Paris global climate change summit

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Nov 19, 2015
WHAT: Experts discuss climate change and sustainability in preparation for the United Nations’ Sustainable Innovation Forum in Paris WHEN: Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, 11:15 a.m. WHERE: Bailey Auditorium, Cornell University, 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 […] Read more

Experts to discuss attaining and sustaining global food security

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Nov 17, 2015
WHAT: Cornell professors and internationally recognized food security and policy experts, Per Pinstrup-Anderson and Chris Barrett, will discuss the fight against global poverty, malnutrition and food insecurity during a discussion at the National Press Club. WHEN: Monday, Nov. 23, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Registration begins at 9 a.m. WHERE: National Press Club, 529 14th […] Read more

Take It Outside: A cold weather stroll with President Garrett to promote healthy winter activities

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Nov 11, 2015
WHAT: Winter walk with President Elizabeth Garrett WHEN:  Sunday, Nov. 15, 9:30 a.m. WHERE: Beebe Lake, starting and ending at Appel Commons 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. – Cornell President Elizabeth Garrett, Provost Mike […] Read more

Updated food safety labs, test kitchen, and teaching winery showcased at Stocking Hall unveiling

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Oct 21, 2015
WHAT: Ribbon-cutting for $105 million renovation project completion at Stocking Hall WHEN:  Thursday, Oct. 22, 10:30 a.m. WHERE: Stocking Hall at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY VISUALS: Behind the scenes tour of renovated food laboratories, test kitchen, campus teaching winery, and renovated classrooms and meeting spaces; on-camera interview opportunities with project developers and stakeholders from Cornell […] Read more

Bizarre, bad and beneficial bugs on display at hands-on Insectapalooza

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Oct 14, 2015
WHAT: 2015 Insectapalooza WHEN:  Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Comstock Hall on the Cornell University Campus, Ithaca MEDIA: The event is open to the public. Interviews previewing Insectapalooza are available by contacting Daryl Lovell in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at (607) 254-4799 or dal296@cornell.edu. ITHACA, N.Y. – Come see the […] Read more

2015 Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference, Dec. 9

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Nov 25, 2014
WHAT: Cornell University’s 2015 Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference WHEN:Dec. 9, 2014, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. WHERE: Warren Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca MEDIA: Media members are asked to RSVP to Melissa Osgood in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-255-2059 or mmo59@cornell.edu.   ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell’s Charles H. Dyson School of Applied […] Read more

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