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Graduate research assistant Rahul Goel worked on a precision agriculture project with Cornell’s Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) alongside Subha Srinivasagan , Atkinson postdoctoral fellow. Having worked for NMSP for the 2023-24 school...
  • Animal Science
  • Crops
  • Soil
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Cocaine trafficking harms the environment and threatens habitats important to dozens of species of migratory birds, according to a new study.

  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Environment
  • Animals
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Chemical ecologist Andre Kessler makes an argument for plant intelligence, citing goldenrod's flexible, real-time, adaptive responses when eaten.

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Communication
  • Environment
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Piquette, an ancient French beverage made of upcycled grape pomace, gets a New York state spin with the addition of dairy byproducts.

  • Beverages
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
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A study identifies microbes that potentially play important roles in breaking down harmful PFAS chemicals and points to functional genes that may be involved.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Planet
  • Microbiology
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A new study suggests that the gender of an AI’s voice can positively tweak the dynamics of gender-imbalanced teams and could help inform the design of bots used for human-AI teamwork.

  • Communication
  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
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Angela George is a dairy environmental specialist with the Dairy Environmental Systems group of PRO-DAIRY. She focuses on researching greenhouse gas and methane emissions, utilizing renewable energy from dairy waste and assisting farmers with...
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
  • Climate Change
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Eight new projects funded by the Polson Institute for Global Development will promote research and teaching at the intersection of systemic inequality and social-environmental justice. This innovative set of proposals reflects Polson’s...
  • Polson Institute for Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Alanah Harris '27

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The Chobani Scholars Program supports students who have a broad set of agricultural interests, including food and agricultural innovation. Each year since 2019, the program has selected four College of Agriculture and Life Sciences undergraduate students from New York as Chobani scholars; they receive $20,000 scholarships ($5,000 per year). Below, one of this year’s recipients, Alanah Harris ’27, an animal science major from Niagara Falls, New York, discusses how the scholarship is helping her achieve her goals.
  • Animal Science
  • Animals

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Community gardeners, farmers, and advocates from across New York state gathered on April 27 for the 8th annual spring urban agriculture conference at Edison Tech High School in Rochester. The conference, organized by the Rochester Urban Ag...

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
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An anonymous donor has made a threefold gift to the Department of Global Development in honor of Sisler: a new professorship, learning fund and student hub.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Food
Rebecca Phillips, left, a regional dairy processing specialist with Cornell Dairy Foods Extension, helps John and Sammi Collins bottle their new high-protein chocolate milk drink in Cornell’s Food Processing and Development Laboratory.

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Sammi and John Collins are participants in the second cohort of Cornell’s Dairy Runway Program, which offers free entrepreneurship training for early stage innovators aiming to launch new dairy products.

  • Dairy
  • Dairy Food Extension
  • Food
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A trip to the grocery store today is an exercise in balancing budget against nutritional need. For many community members, these calculations lead to decisions based on economy and convenience. For historically underserved populations, this...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
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by Ben Maracle In New York State, drought is seldom a topic of discussion especially in spring when it seems to rain every other day. The first New York Drought Summit brought together academics, educators, state, local, tribal, regional, and...
  • New York State Water Resources Institute
  • Northeast Regional Climate Center
  • Climate Change
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Damaged grape berries combined with vinegar flies are a recipe for promoting sour rot, a disease that lowers vineyard yields and wine quality.

  • Entomology
  • Department of Entomology
  • Fruits
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Sixteen faculty and staff in Cornell’s contract colleges have received 2023-24 State University of New York Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence, which recognize superior professional achievement.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Communication
Jack Madden watches as Andrea Stevenson Won uses a virtual reality simulator

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A multidisciplinary team of researchers tested several methods of data visualization in an immersive virtual reality classroom to give teachers a way to gauge how their gaze was distributed.

  • Communication
  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
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  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
Julie Suarez, associate dean of Land-Grant affairs walks with Qu Dongyu, director-general of the UN FAO, Xingen Lei, associate dean of research and innovation and UN FAO team members.

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QU Dongyu, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), visited Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences May 7-8 to talk with faculty, staff and graduate students about efforts...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
  • Department of Global Development
Senior graduates of the Class of 2024

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  • Agriculture Sciences Major
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section