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Awarded graduate students will study sustainability, biodiversity, accelerating energy transitions, advancing human health, increasing food security or addressing climate change.

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Biodiversity

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On March 14 and 15, a series of free public events at Mann Library will celebrate Russian novelist and former Cornell professor Vladimir Nabokov's lesser-known but impactful contributions to the science of collecting, classifying and...

  • Entomology
  • Department of Entomology
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
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Fire blight costs the U.S. apple industry an estimated $100 million annually in crop losses. New research from Cornell AgriTech may help apple breeders develop resistant varieties and give growers a more sustainable solution in managing the...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
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Campus engineers have verified that the building – tailored for energy efficiency, including a recent retrofit of four rooftop exhaust stacks to recover heat – now saves the university nearly $670,000 a year.

  • Energy
  • Biology
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Somewhere along the way from growing up in Iran, earning a doctorate degree in organic chemistry and moving to the United States to become a postdoctoral fellow in food chemistry at Cornell University, Mohammad Arshadi developed a unique passion...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
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The Cornell Hudson Valley Research Laboratory (CHVRL)’s new plant pathologist will focus on sustainable disease management in specialty crops, which is critical to New York’s agriculture industry. Scott Cosseboom started as senior research...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
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Scientists have long believed that a newborn’s immune system was an immature version of an adult’s, but new research shows that newborns’ T cells – white blood cells that protect from disease – outperform those of adults at fighting off numerous...

  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology
  • Genetics
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A systematic analysis of 40 years of studies on public crop breeding programs found that cereal grains receive significantly more research attention than other crops important for food security and only 33% of studies sought input from both men...

  • Crops
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
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The findings The study identifies stark discrepancies in food production data worldwide, notably within livestock, fisheries, and aquaculture sectors. These sectors experience pronounced data gaps, especially at national and local levels, due to...
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
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Karl Czymmek has been named associate director of Cornell PRO-DAIRY. Czymmek also serves as a Dairy Climate Leadership specialist for PRO-DAIRY. As associate director Czymmek will work with director Dr. Thomas Overton and PRO-DAIRY specialist...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
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A hostile environment that threatens Latino noncitizens with deportation is associated with psychological distress among not only Latino noncitizens but also Latino U.S. citizens who aren’t vulnerable to deportation, a Cornell-led research group...

  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
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Hosted by a new interfaith student group, the Community Care Dinner on Feb. 21 will bring Muslim and Jewish students and their allies together to build friendships and celebrate each other’s cultures.

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Two faculty members – one studying killer fungi and the other using yeast to find safer painkillers – are winners of Schwartz grants, given annually to female faculty or faculty who enhance the diversity, equity and inclusion goals of the...

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
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A new workshop series seeks to uncover and dismantle the sometimes-hidden biases that women and gender-expansive people experience in attaining and being successful in leadership positions. The Gender Inclusive Leadership Series , sponsored by...
  • Mann Library
  • Entomology
  • Communication
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Cornell researchers have found that when laboratory mice are placed in large outdoor enclosures, male behavior was essentially the same as genetically wild mice, but females displayed radically different behaviors.

  • Neurobiology and Behavior
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
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Andrew Reid Bell will join the Department of Global Development at Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as the inaugural Schleifer Family Professor of Sustainability, effective July 1, 2024. Bell's research identifies...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Climate Change
  • Global Development
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Awards A Cornell University team comprising Graduate Student Stephanie Belina won second place at the International Virtual Reality Healthcare Association’s first Healthcare Hackathon Invitational, hosted at Ringling College of Art and Design...
  • Department of Communication
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The U.S. National Science Foundation has awarded the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source $20 million to build a new precision X-ray beamline for research on biological and environmental systems.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Plant Biology Section
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Research involving animal models – for purposes such as developing new vaccines or regenerative medicines – generally employ mice, but new Cornell research has identified another species that could be valuable in this type of work.

  • Animal Science
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology