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Rachel Bezner Kerr speaks into a microphone, aside other panelists, in front of a wide array of country flags.

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More than 300 faculty, staff and students from Cornell and the new Cornell Global Hubs gathered Nov. 16-17 to discuss ideas for the next universitywide Global Grand Challenge.

  • Water
  • Global Development
  • Health + Nutrition
Sylvana Ross poses in a cornell sweatshirt holding a net over her shoulders.

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What is your area of research and why is it important? I am interested in understanding how organisms’ interactions within cities influence their ecology and evolution. I am aiming to study the genetic variation between urban and natural ant...
  • Department of Entomology
  • Evolution
  • Climate Change
Two students stand beside their project poster which reads "Implementing Nutrition Education in Harlem, NY."

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More than 100 students presented their work on a wide array of projects aimed at improving access to public health everywhere from Tompkins County to Tanzania, as part of the 2022 Global and Public Health Experiential Learning Symposium, held...

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Health + Nutrition

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Ten professors from Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are among the most highly cited researchers in the world.

  • Boyce Thompson Institute
  • Food Science
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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The future of agricultural development is in the hands of youth who want to make a difference, according to David, a current Master of Professional Studies (MPS) student in Global Development and recipient of the Bouriez Family Fellowship. David...
  • Polson Institute for Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Margaret Keymakh

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Margaret Keymakh ’23 remembers well the day when her assays starting returning the results she was hoping for – and how excited she was when her replications of those experiments corroborated those findings. “I was doing this experiment getting...
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
Concord grapes in baskets

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Cornell AgriTech and the New York State Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture have announced the 12 finalists for the New York Concord Grape Innovation Award, a first-of-its-kind business competition aimed at stimulating innovation and...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
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A September expedition to Papua New Guinea confirmed via video the existence of the black-naped pheasant pigeon, a critically endangered species that has not been reported for 140 years.

  • Lab of Ornithology
A man and a woman standing in the middle of field with a robot between them.

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The robots will roll through vineyards and gather data to allow breeders and growers to evaluate their crop leaf by leaf, in real time, down to the chemical level.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Digital Agriculture
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Faculty from seven Cornell colleges have been named Engaged Faculty Fellows through the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement, joining a network that is committed to advancing engaged teaching and scholarship at Cornell and in their...

  • Food Science
  • Microbiology
  • Communication
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule on food traceability under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This rule requires persons who manufacture, process, pack or hold foods on the food traceability list to maintain records beyond what is required under other FSMA regulations. Compliance for meeting these new requirements is January 20, 2026.
  • Institute for Food Safety
A wood thrush bird sitting on a branch.

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For the first time, people around the world, including conservationists, can zoom in to within an 8-mile radius to see exactly where each of 586 bird species is increasing or decreasing – providing localized insights needed to restore rapidly...

  • Lab of Ornithology
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Cornell researchers compared federal floodplain home buyout policies with regional programs, showing that local strategies may make these acquisitions more equitable and effective.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Climate Change

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Research by Cornell and the U.S. Department of Agriculture offers the first estimates of food pantries' economic value to families, highlighting their important role in addressing food insecurity.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Food
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Field Note

In 2022, five students from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez spent their summer at Cornell for an intensive internship with faculty from across the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Agriculture
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded $3.8 million in funding to the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station to support more than 50 projects across three colleges.

  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Field Note

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  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
Three boys from the short film ghosts.

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“This is a story that’s been told from generation to generation, but every family has their embellishments,” said Palmer, associate professor of performing and media arts in the College of Arts and Sciences and a Kiowa filmmaker and media artist...
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
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Through the Public Distribution System (PDS), the Indian government ensures the food security of its most impoverished citizens. However, new research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) reveals that the...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Global Development
  • Nutritional Sciences
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When the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations challenged young researchers to think of ways to end hunger and transform agrifood systems, it hoped to inspire innovative thinking in sustainable development. More than 160 teams...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Climate Change
  • Food