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Matthew Borinshteyn ’25, Jennifer Lee ’23 and Avery MacLean ’22 received the 2022 Robinson-Appel Humanitarian Awards in recognition of their significant involvement in community service.
  • Agriculture Sciences Major
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Cornell startup Antithesis Foods and Bactana were awarded NSF small-business grants, as Guard Medical raises $11 million in Series B investments and C2i launches a disease test in Europe.
  • Food Science
  • Applied Economics
  • Food
flats or transplants at CDC drop

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It’s that time of year, when New York gardeners are bringing home tomato starts and other vegetables to transplant into their gardens. This season, more than 250 underserved (and often food-insecure) Ithaca-area families once again will have the...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
  • Plants
 Mark Sarvary instructs a student during class

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While they value in-person interactions, undergraduate students want to keep some of the adaptations developed during online teaching, including online assignment submission and digital question answering, survey research finds.
  • Office of Undergraduate Biology
  • Neurobiology and Behavior
  • Behavior
Aerial view of earth

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Mitigation strategies must target carbon dioxide alongside other largely neglected climate pollutants in order to stay below catastrophic climate tipping points.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Climate Change
  • Environment
Two people sit in a boat on an Adirondack Lake

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In 1975, New York officially recognized the Brook Trout as the state fish. A favorite of anglers and a symbol of the pristine Upstate wilderness, this species also contributes to New York State’s annual $2 billion freshwater fishing industry...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Little Moose Field Station
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
bread loaves

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This is a story about Hannah Rudt ‘23’s reinvigorating connection to the food system during the Covid-19...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
The Boys and Girls Club of Harlem classroom

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This narrative is a reflection of Hannah Rudt ‘23’s practicum experience with The Boys and Girls Club of...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
The sun rising between to greenhouses

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This narrative is a reflection of Madonna Linares ‘22’s experience working with Dilmun Hill Student Farm...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
Two women harvest greens; photo shot from above looking down on their hands

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This narrative is a reflection of Madonna Linares ‘22's experience working with Dilmun Hill Student Farm...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
people in a field

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This narrative is a reflection of Madeline Hanscom’s practicum experience with Seed to Supper. The...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
Strawberry drawing

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This narrative is a reflection of Madeline Hanscom ‘22’s introduction to local food systems as a...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
Four students sit while working at Dilmun Hill Farm

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This narrative is a reflection of Nick Sutera ‘22’s connection with local food systems in New York. I...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
Farm landscape

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This narrative is a reflection of Nick Sutera ‘22’s practicum experience with Dilmun Hill Student Farm...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
Purple spring flowers frame McGraw Tower

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With the end of another academic year in sight, we’d like to recognize both the CALS undergraduate and graduate classes of 2022.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Office of Undergraduate Biology
  • Animal Science
A home for an aphid

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A researcher reports evidence of a gall-forming aphid defending itself against predators, a first for the species, Mordwilkoja vagabunda.
  • Neurobiology and Behavior
  • Animals
  • Evolution
Herd of White-and-black Cows on Grass Field

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Production of animal protein in China has increased by 800% over the past 40 years, but new research shows why the amount of climate-warming nitrous oxide released from this animal farming has not risen as quickly.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Climate Change
  • Environment
Male student poses with mobile device in vineyard.

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Fernando Romero Galvan is a first-year Ph.D. student working in the lab of Katie Gold, assistant professor of plant pathology and plant-microbe biology. The first student in the School of Integrative Plant Science to receive NASA’s FINESST...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
A Grow-NY participant presents on stage

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In its four years, the competition has received applications and interest from more than 1,000 businesses in 32 states and 37 countries. In all, 59 finalists have been selected to date, with 21 winners sharing $9 million in startup funding as well as mentorship and networking benefits.
  • Agriculture
  • Food
A woman touching her pregnant stomach

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The study was published May 16 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The findings show that choline supplementation supports cellular metabolism to more efficiently handle and release the omega 3 fatty acid, DHA, from a pregnant...
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Health + Nutrition