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by Ben Maracle In New York State, drought is seldom a topic of discussion especially in spring when it seems to rain every other day. The first New York Drought Summit brought together academics, educators, state, local, tribal, regional, and...
  • New York State Water Resources Institute
  • Northeast Regional Climate Center
  • Climate Change
Yellow jackets crawling on grapes

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Damaged grape berries combined with vinegar flies are a recipe for promoting sour rot, a disease that lowers vineyard yields and wine quality.

  • Entomology
  • Department of Entomology
  • Fruits
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Sixteen faculty and staff in Cornell’s contract colleges have received 2023-24 State University of New York Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence, which recognize superior professional achievement.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Communication
Jack Madden watches as Andrea Stevenson Won uses a virtual reality simulator

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A multidisciplinary team of researchers tested several methods of data visualization in an immersive virtual reality classroom to give teachers a way to gauge how their gaze was distributed.

  • Communication
  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
Aerial view of field and people

News

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
Julie Suarez, associate dean of Land-Grant affairs walks with Qu Dongyu, director-general of the UN FAO, Xingen Lei, associate dean of research and innovation and UN FAO team members.

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QU Dongyu, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), visited Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences May 7-8 to talk with faculty, staff and graduate students about efforts...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
  • Department of Global Development
Senior graduates of the Class of 2024

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  • Agriculture Sciences Major
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
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Field Note

Meet Sadie Groberg ’24, an undergraduate in Global Development who seeks to make the world a better place through criminal justice reform. During her time at Cornell, Sadie gained unique insights into the carceral system through her research on...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
 A young researcher working in a research lab

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There are over 5 billion tons of plastic waste accumulated across the planet, much of which are microplastics that may harm human health and pose a long-term threat to agricultural productivity and food security. The gargantuan task of cleaning...
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Food Science
  • Synthetic Biology
Ben Houlton and Ram Ramanathan stand together

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At last week’s Vatican climate change meeting, Ben Houlton (CALS) spoke on how the global agricultural sector could remove large volumes of atmospheric carbon.

  • Agriculture
  • Climate Change
  • Department of Global Development
Students abroad in Nepal

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For the first time, the breadth and depth of Cornell’s international footprint has been chronicled in a book: “Beyond Borders: Exploring the History of Cornell’s Global Dimensions.”

  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
Warren Hall and the Ag Quad.

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The Graduate Diversity and Inclusion Awards recognized members of the graduate community for their accomplishments, leadership and commitments to advancing efforts around diversity, inclusion, outreach and student engagement.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Microbiology
Kailee Tomas ’26, an environment and sustainability major in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, uses a lighter to melt plastic litter collected from the Mohawk River watershed. The litter is attached to the canvases in the shape of the river, over a collage of newspaper articles about the Haudenosaunee people past and present.

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Through the capstone course Art and Science of the Mohawk River Watershed, a group of environment and sustainability majors studied the river through the lenses of art, science and culture, deepening their understanding of a complex natural...

  • Nature
  • Natural Resources
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
Christine Smart works in a rhubarb research field

News

A little sour, a little sweet, a tiny bit vegetal: New rhubarb cultivars could be a significant boon to the state’s wines, beers, distilled spirits and hard ciders.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture
  • Food
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On March 22, the New York Youth Institute (NYYI) united ninety students from 36 high schools across New York State for an enriching day of learning at Cornell University. These bright young minds came together to share their research and...
A group of students take a photo in front of the Ezra Cornell statue on the Arts Quad.

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With the end of another academic year in sight, we’d like to recognize the CALS class of 2024.
  • Animal Science
  • Department of Communication
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
A farmer uses Efficient Vineyard technology

News

Every day, vineyard managers from all over the world benefit from The Efficient Vineyard (EV) Project, which provides spatial data, research and information to help growers increase their yield and fruit quality. In operation since 2005, the...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
A headshot of Talha Islam, in front of a stone building, Warren Hall.

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Graduating transfer students from SUNY and CUNY community colleges reflect on their journeys – as well as the support, opportunity and community they've found at Cornell.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Applied Economics
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
A man in a lab coat loads a blue tube into a metal chamber labeled "Hiperbaric High Pressure Processing."

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Cornell AgriTech’s first-of-its-kind research combines the nonthermal processing technologies of pulsed electric field and high-pressure processing.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
  • Beverages
a man sits in front of many computer monitors

Field Note

Amidst farm fields and dairy barns, an agricultural revolution is underway — with algorithms, sensors, and automation changing the face of farming. Martin Perez '25, a doctoral student in animal science at Cornell University, works at the...
  • Animal Science
  • Statistics and Data Science
  • Digital Agriculture