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Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum Award

News

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2023 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) awards honoring exceptional early-career women scientists and mentors working in wheat.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

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Researchers from the Department of Communication state that at the current rate of diversification, U.S. colleges and universities will never achieve racial parity that’s on par with the rest of the country, but that steps can be taken to make...

  • Department of Communication
cows inside a barn

Report

This fact sheet authored by Jason Karszes was shared in the November PRO-DAIRY e-Leader newsletter, distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice, and legislators. For farms that participated in the Dairy Farm...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
Carmen Catalá and Philippe Nicolas look at tomatoes growing in a greenhouse.

News

Researchers from Boyce Thompson Institute and Cornell have identified genes that could help plant breeders develop drought-resistant fruit, through a study that provided the first-ever comprehensive picture of how a fruit’s gene expression...

  • Boyce Thompson Institute
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Water

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In an international, multi-institutional effort, Cornell’s Food Science Department will research how to increase iron and zinc absorption, thanks to a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant.

  • Food Science
  • Food
  • Health + Nutrition
Woman attends hunger, nutrition and health conference.

Field Note

Meet Kate McHale’24, an undergraduate in Global Development who is on a mission to increase youth engagement specifically as it relates to nutrition. As an eight-year alumna and current student leader of 4-H, Kate advocates for youth’s voices in...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
a person with a collared shirt and gray hair

News

Melissa J. Moore, emeritus chief scientific officer of Moderna, will visit campus Dec. 1-2 as this year’s speaker for the Efraim Racker Lecture in Biology and Medicine.
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
Rachel Bezner Kerr speaks into a microphone, aside other panelists, in front of a wide array of country flags.

News

More than 300 faculty, staff and students from Cornell and the new Cornell Global Hubs gathered Nov. 16-17 to discuss ideas for the next universitywide Global Grand Challenge.

  • Water
  • Global Development
  • Health + Nutrition
Sylvana Ross poses in a cornell sweatshirt holding a net over her shoulders.

News

What is your area of research and why is it important? I am interested in understanding how organisms’ interactions within cities influence their ecology and evolution. I am aiming to study the genetic variation between urban and natural ant...
  • Department of Entomology
  • Evolution
  • Climate Change
Two students stand beside their project poster which reads "Implementing Nutrition Education in Harlem, NY."

News

More than 100 students presented their work on a wide array of projects aimed at improving access to public health everywhere from Tompkins County to Tanzania, as part of the 2022 Global and Public Health Experiential Learning Symposium, held...

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Health + Nutrition

News

Ten professors from Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are among the most highly cited researchers in the world.

  • Boyce Thompson Institute
  • Food Science
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
Man on campus

News

The future of agricultural development is in the hands of youth who want to make a difference, according to David, a current Master of Professional Studies (MPS) student in Global Development and recipient of the Bouriez Family Fellowship. David...
  • Polson Institute for Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Margaret Keymakh

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Margaret Keymakh ’23 remembers well the day when her assays starting returning the results she was hoping for – and how excited she was when her replications of those experiments corroborated those findings. “I was doing this experiment getting...
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
Concord grapes in baskets

News

Cornell AgriTech and the New York State Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture have announced the 12 finalists for the New York Concord Grape Innovation Award, a first-of-its-kind business competition aimed at stimulating innovation and...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
Bird with a large yellow spot and green tail feathers

News

A September expedition to Papua New Guinea confirmed via video the existence of the black-naped pheasant pigeon, a critically endangered species that has not been reported for 140 years.

  • Lab of Ornithology
A man and a woman standing in the middle of field with a robot between them.

News

The robots will roll through vineyards and gather data to allow breeders and growers to evaluate their crop leaf by leaf, in real time, down to the chemical level.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Digital Agriculture
Photo of libe slope from the side with yellow flowers from the wild garden in the foreground and Uris library and the clocktower in the distance.

News

Faculty from seven Cornell colleges have been named Engaged Faculty Fellows through the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement, joining a network that is committed to advancing engaged teaching and scholarship at Cornell and in their...

  • Food Science
  • Microbiology
  • Communication
iced kale in boxes for distribution

News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule on food traceability under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This rule requires persons who manufacture, process, pack or hold foods on the food traceability list to maintain records beyond what is required under other FSMA regulations. Compliance for meeting these new requirements is January 20, 2026.
  • Institute for Food Safety
A wood thrush bird sitting on a branch.

News

For the first time, people around the world, including conservationists, can zoom in to within an 8-mile radius to see exactly where each of 586 bird species is increasing or decreasing – providing localized insights needed to restore rapidly...

  • Lab of Ornithology
Photo of homes by a small body of water.

News

Cornell researchers compared federal floodplain home buyout policies with regional programs, showing that local strategies may make these acquisitions more equitable and effective.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Climate Change