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Food security research grants propel graduate student work in Africa
Two graduate students working with Professor Rachel Bezner Kerr have received funding for research focused on increasing food security from the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability. Doctoral students Emily Baker and Emily Hillenbrand...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Power and place in ecological systems

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Environment
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Jeffrey Perry earns award for New York agricultural education impact

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development

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Search committee set for policy school’s founding dean

A year after the provost announced plans to create a School of Public Policy, following a multiyear review of how to elevate Cornell’s excellence and prominence in the social sciences, the search for its first dean is underway.

  • Atkinson Center
  • Department of Global Development
  • Applied Economics
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Jessica Snyder ’20: Preparing for a dynamic career in international development

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Leading Through Extension with Humility and Responsibility
In this episode of “Extension Out Loud,” a podcast by Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE), Benjamin Houlton, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, shares his journey and his vision for carrying forth Cornell’s...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Department of Global Development
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Jaron Porciello

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Porciello to join journal editorial committee at Data & Policy
Data & Policy aims to promote a new theory of policy-data interactions by publishing work that considers systems of policy and data and how they relate to each other, according to the journal. The peer-reviewed journal accepts contributions from...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Digital Agriculture
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Field Note

A community approach to smallholder farm success in Africa

  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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Human behavior and the reshaping of the world

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Environment

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Two CALS faculty among Center for Social Sciences 2021-22 fellows

Political polarization, environmental justice and inclusion in higher education are a few of big issues faculty members will tackle in the next academic year as fellows at the Cornell Center for Social Sciences (CCSS). The center has announced a...

  • Department of Global Development
  • Department of Communication
  • Global Development