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2022 Jeanie Borlaug Laube WIT Award Winners BGRI

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  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Global Development
Construction zone in Ithaca

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Doctoral candidate Aman Banerji, whose research explores the making of ‘global’ cities and land markets, has received the 2022 Social Science Research Council’s (SSRC) International Dissertation Research Fellowship. With the award, Banerji will...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Three individuals speak at panel

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Mary Jo Dudley, director of the Cornell Farmworker Program (CFP) and senior extension associate in Global Development, has been named to the National Advisory Council on Migrant Health (NACMH). The fifteen member council’s mission is to improve...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Girl works in garden

Field Note

Meet Sammi Lin ’24, an undergraduate in Global Development who is on a mission to advance food security with local communities across the Americas. Locally, Sammi has engaged with food security challenges as an intern and researcher with Cornell...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
dean ben houlton standing on the ag quad

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Benjamin Z. Houlton, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, testified June 15 to the U.S. House Agriculture Committee on the role of climate research in supporting agricultural resiliency.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
Student walks in front of campus building

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Eight graduate students from 1890 land grant institutions across the United States have been selected as part of the inaugural cohort of Thomas Wyatt Turner Fellows at Cornell University. Representing a wide range of research specialties...
  • Animal Science
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
vegetables on shelf

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Dietary guidelines issued by national governments aim to set a roadmap for healthy living. But a new study challenges national dietary guidelines assessments to include the environmental impact of food production, with implications for how dietary guidelines account not just for the health of the human population, but also the planet.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
People collaborate in a warehouse

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Solving problems like climate change could require dismantling rigid academic boundaries, so that researchers of various backgrounds may collaborate through an “undisciplinary” approach.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
Group of workshop participants pose for photo in Uganda

Spotlight

As a young researcher working with plant breeders to develop improved wheat varieties for smallholder farmers, Hale Ann Tufan confronted a profound dilemma. It wasn’t an issue of gnarly plant genetics or unruly research fields — commonplace...
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
Teacher engages with two students on a trip to India

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Terry Tucker, Ph.D. ‘98 earned the 2022 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching in recognition of innovative instruction that brought global education to generations of students at Cornell and beyond. Tucker, professor of the practice...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
bread loaves

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This is a story about Hannah Rudt ‘23’s reinvigorating connection to the food system during the Covid-19...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
The Boys and Girls Club of Harlem classroom

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This narrative is a reflection of Hannah Rudt ‘23’s practicum experience with The Boys and Girls Club of...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
The sun rising between to greenhouses

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As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This narrative is a reflection of Madonna Linares ‘22’s experience working with Dilmun Hill Student Farm...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
Two women harvest greens; photo shot from above looking down on their hands

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This narrative is a reflection of Madonna Linares ‘22's experience working with Dilmun Hill Student Farm...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
people in a field

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This narrative is a reflection of Madeline Hanscom’s practicum experience with Seed to Supper. The...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
Strawberry drawing

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This narrative is a reflection of Madeline Hanscom ‘22’s introduction to local food systems as a...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
Four students sit while working at Dilmun Hill Farm

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This narrative is a reflection of Nick Sutera ‘22’s connection with local food systems in New York. I...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
Farm landscape

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This narrative is a reflection of Nick Sutera ‘22’s practicum experience with Dilmun Hill Student Farm...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
Purple spring flowers frame McGraw Tower

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With the end of another academic year in sight, we’d like to recognize both the CALS undergraduate and graduate classes of 2022.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Office of Undergraduate Biology
  • Animal Science
Wooden fence.

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Funded projects this cycle reflect the Migrations initiative’s interdisciplinary priorities of racism, dispossession and migration in the United States and international, multispecies migration.
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Department of Global Development
  • Natural Resources and the Environment