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Tents housing children at a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh.

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Refugee children get better health, nutrition via e-vouchers
Electronic food vouchers provided young Rohingya children in Bangladeshi refugee camps with better health and nutrition than direct food assistance, according to new research led by Cornell, in conjunction with the International Food Policy...
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Agriculture

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Seven CALS faculty, staff members receive SUNY Chancellor's Awards

Seven CALS faculty and professional staff members have been selected for the 2019-20 State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. Visit the Cornell Chronicle, for the complete list of all sixteen faculty and...

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Natural Resources
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Field Note

Anastashia Alfred ‘20: A journey of academics, athletics and volunteerism

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
A gorge in the summer

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Hikers urged to enjoy gorge trails, natural areas safely
Cornell’s gorge safety website has a range of information and resources for the safe enjoyment of natural areas on campus and in the community. “Research shows that spending time in nature lowers stress levels and improves other health measures...
  • Cornell Botanic Gardens
  • Nature

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Five students receive SUNY graduate fellowships

The SUNY Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship is a one-time, one-year grant that incentivizes outstanding students at four-year institutions in the state university system to enroll in SUNY graduate programs. The scholarship provides $5,000 in...

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Biology
A green grape with a white substance on it

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Robots armed with UV light fight grape mildew
Researchers at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, New York, have partnered with SAGA Robotics in Norway to develop the first commercial robotic units, and the autonomous vehicle robots will appear on the market this year. This spring, the researchers...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

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Center advances social sciences research with spring grants

Those are some of the questions scholars will study with the help of $118,000 in grants awarded by the Cornell Center for Social Sciences (CCSS). The center this spring funded 14 research projects and two conferences, involving two-dozen faculty...

  • Natural Resources
  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
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Bacterial enzyme structure opens door for new antibiotics
The study, “Structural Basis of Peptidoglycan Endopeptidase Regulation,” was published May 11 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The research examines how a type of enzyme – called endopeptidases – are regulated to break down...
  • Microbiology
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Disease

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Grow-NY business competition is on; entries close July 15

The second Grow-NY food and agriculture business competition is going on as planned, with new safety practices in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers and state officials said May 14 during a virtual briefing. Funded by Empire State...

  • Agriculture
  • Development
  • Applied Economics

Field Note

Annie Weiss '21: Understanding gendered portrayal of food

Co-taught by Neil Lewis, Jr., assistant professor of communication, and René Kizilcec, assistant professor of information science, COMM/INFO 4800 is a capstone seminar that combines applied quantitative research methods and social behavioral...

  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Food