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Louise Erskine looks off into the distance holding a camera

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Building Food and Community Solidarity Across North America: A Photo Series

  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development

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Celebrating the memory of sustainability student, artist and activist KAR Robison

“My primary connection with KAR was to help create a meaningful academic plan that would fulfill both major requirements as well as incorporate KAR’s many, many other interests. However, our conversations often diverged from academic planning...

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Remembering KAR Robison, student, activist and artist

I was very saddened by the news of KAR’s passing. They had enrolled in two courses with me in the spring of 2020: Underground Railroad Seminar (an Africana course) and the Rural Humanities Seminar (offered through the Rural Humanities Initiative...

A laptop on a wooden table with a notepad and pen and a cup of coffee

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The 2020 CALS Global Fellows Program: Working around the world from home
For the past five years, the CALS Global Fellows Program (GFP) has worked with international partners to create meaningful, professionally-focused internships and research opportunities for undergraduate students in any major in CALS and Dyson...
  • CALS Global Fellows Program
  • Department of Communication
apricot filled cookies on a cooling rack

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Cooking holiday foods safely with Elizabeth Demmings
Elizabeth Demmings is the program coordinator at the Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University (IFS@CU), located at Cornell AgriTech. The IFS@CU’s motto is to cultivate food safety knowledge. Demmings helps develop and deliver food safety...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
  • Food
Hannah Fuller stands in front of the Patagonia mountains

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Championing resilient food systems

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Global Development
Male and female students sitting on a Zoom call holding up cardboard boxes

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Semester (un)interrupted: Innovative teaching in the hybrid semester
From navigating social distancing requirements to sending creative, do-it-yourself toolkits to their remote students, the CALS community has continued to persevere in the face of unprecedented challenges. Below, hear from several CALS faculty...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
Jim Lassoie

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Jim Lassoie: An inspiring career in community-based conservation
Jim Lassoie, professor in the Department of Natural Resources & the Environment and teaching faculty in the International Agricultural and Rural Development (IARD) major, has dedicated his career to community-based conservation in developing...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Phil McMichael speaks at Committee on World Food Security

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Philip McMichael: Making an impact in and beyond the classroom

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
four paper boats

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Crisis Leadership
Larry Van De Valk is Executive Director of LEAD New York, a leadership development program that inspires and develops leaders for the food, agriculture and natural resource industries of the Northeast. Thanks to LEAD New York, over 500 alumni have made an impact on their own communities over the last 35 years, using skills to overcome challenges and developing highly innovative and successful solutions.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development