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Voters anxious ahead of election, students’ national poll finds
Surveying a nationally representative sample of more than 1,100 adults, students in the class “Taking America’s Pulse” found that former vice president Joe Biden held a strong national-level lead among likely voters over President Donald Trump...
  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
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Miller Ham ’88 Makes a Splash in the Supermarket Industry
What started as a job that Ham envisioned lasting a few years until she figured out what her "real career" would be has transformed into a fulfilling 32-year career. After getting her foot in the door with Hannaford, Ham has worked for the same...
  • Food
  • Applied Economics

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Laidlaw Scholars undergraduate program comes to Cornell

Cornell students who are passionate about changing the world can now join an international network of like-minded emerging leaders as Laidlaw Scholars, in the Laidlaw Undergraduate Research and Leadership Program. The global program – supported...

  • International Programs
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Psychological ownership improves care of public parks, lakes
One type of kayaker turned out to be five times more likely than another to pick up a stray flip flop or water bottle – items researchers had planted so each person would pass one regardless of their route. What was the difference? Before they...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Behavior
  • Environment
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Cornell donates 37 tons of produce to fight food insecurity
When new safety protocols forced Antonio DiTommaso, professor and chair of the Soil and Crop Sciences Section in the School of Integrative Plant Science, to downsize his field trials this spring, he was left with 1,800 surplus cabbage seedlings...
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
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Innovative modeling reveals nature of soft, squishy solids
This is especially challenging when the materials become deformed along their points of contact, potentially changing their basic surface properties. Engineers can probe these properties for solid materials by simply depositing a liquid drop on...
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
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Wilkerson: US must reckon with ‘long shadow’ of caste system
America is like an old house built on beautiful but unstable land, journalist and author Isabel Wilkerson said to open the Cornell Center for Social Sciences’ (CCSS) annual Distinguished Lecture in the Social Sciences, Oct. 21. We didn’t build...
  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
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Cornell social scientists win national acclaim for rural population research
Cornell University is part of a multidisciplinary, multi-institution research team that earned the National Excellence in Multistate Research Award from the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and the United States Department of...
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Community Flood Watch Project engages residents in reporting and mitigation
Residents of Jamaica Bay, coastal neighborhoods located in Brooklyn (Kings County) and Queens (Queens County), are experiencing tidal flooding at increasing frequency—as often as twice a month. Tidal flooding is also called sunny-day flooding...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • New York Sea Grant Institute
  • Environment
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Project to optimize food plant worker safety, product supply
A Cornell-led project will use computer modeling and outreach to find optimal strategies to minimize COVID-19 cases and transmission among workers in food processing facilities, while maintaining the best possible production. Researchers will...
  • Food Safety Laboratory and Milk Quality Improvement Program
  • Food Science
  • Food