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News

CIDER unites 24 faculty across campus and the world, along with students, staff, researchers and external partners, to create and share knowledge.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Applied Economics
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Students in COMM 2450 are studying the impact of the world’s first AI-related hiring transparency law. Assistant professor J. Nathan Matias received the George D. Levy Engaged Teaching and Research Award for leading the community-engaged project...

  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
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Report

EPA restrictions against broad spectrum pesticides are imminent. What does that mean for the future of Eastern grape production? Dave Combs, research support specialist in Dr. Katie Gold’s Grape Pathology Laboratory at Cornell AgriTech, shares his take on what grape disease management will look like in a post-broad-spectrum world.
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
  • Viticulture and Enology
  • Crops
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One year since Dead & Company’s iconic show at Barton Hall, proceeds from the fundraiser have begun to flow to its climate-fighting recipients.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Field Note

In the face of entrenched conflict, climate change, and poverty in rural Uganda, Ojok Okello embarked on a bold mission to create the first sustainable rural city in the country. As the founder and CEO of Okere City , Ojok engages with residents...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Conferences Associate Professor Andrea Stevenson Won is delivering two Late-Breaking papers at the 2024 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. The first (with Y. Yoo, J. Segal, and A. Hayes) is “Just Look at Them! Encouraging Self...
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There are an estimated 10 quintillion insects (that’s 10 plus 17 zeroes) on planet earth and, with the exception of our beloved pollinators, they get mostly bad press: Mosquitoes that spread malaria, and invasive pests that devastate forests...
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • New York State Integrated Pest Management
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Field Note

The Humphrey PACT (Practitioner - Assistant - Collaborative - Training) Program pairs undergraduate students in Global Development with Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows to work on a research endeavor in the fields of agriculture, rural development...
  • Global Development
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  • Landscape Architecture
  • Landscape
  • Land
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Class 20 advances to second year of leadership development program LeadNY, Cornell’s leadership development academy, is pleased to announce its 2024-25 cohort of leaders in the food, agriculture and natural resources sectors of the Northeast...
  • Global Development
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Richard “Dick” W. Robinson, a professor at Cornell AgriTech whose groundbreaking work in cucurbit and tomato breeding is used worldwide, died March 22 in Geneva, New York. He was 93.

  • Cornell AgriTech
A cup of Vêsucré's frozen vegan dessert.

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After Sarah Hartmann adopted a vegan diet in 2020, she ran into a big problem: she couldn’t find a vegan-friendly frozen dessert she liked. So Hartmann, who built a career in non-profits and sports marketing, got to work developing her own. What...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
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Awards Associate Professor Andrea Stevenson Won, with A. H.-C., received an honorable mention for a paper to be presented at the 2024 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Entitled “The Sound of Support: The Presence of Gendered...
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Mario Herrero, Timothy Ryan, M.S. ’86, Ph.D. ’89, Steven Strogatz and Peter Wolczanski are Cornell’s 2024 electees to the National Academy of Sciences, the academy announced April 30 at the close of its 161st annual meeting.

  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Cornell Atkinson
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News

Cornell researchers and collaborators have developed a new framework that allows scientists to predict crop yield without the need for enormous amounts of high-quality data – which is often scarce in developing countries, especially those facing...

  • Agriculture
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Human urine could be a handy resource in tending home gardens and compost piles, thanks to an interdisciplinary collaboration between two Cornell Engineering students and plant scientist Rebecca Nelson.

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
Thousands of rubber ducks race down Cascadilla Falls during the 21st annual 4-H Duck Race.

Field Note

A wave of yellow splashed down Cascadilla Creek Falls in Ithaca on Sunday, April 28, as 3,000 rubber ducks made their return to the 21st annual CCE Tompkins County 4-H Duck Race. Hitting the water after a three-year hiatus, the ducks bobbed and...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
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Cornell Lab of Ornithology staff member Victoria Campbell spends her free time caring for bats in need– setting tiny broken bones, feeding babies, treating illness and nursing native bats back to health so they can be released.

  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Environment
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Researchers at the Hudson Valley Research Laboratory – part of Cornell AgriTech – are working to identify effective strategies that the region’s fruit growers can use to fight the invasive spotted lanternfly.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Hudson Valley Lab
  • Environment
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News

When hunting for mice in winter, red and artic fox are known to plunge headfirst into snow but their sharp noses reduce the impact force and protect them from injury, according to a new study.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Animals