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The fourth annual Grow-NY Summit will bring food and ag startups and industry players together at the Syracuse Oncenter on Nov. 15-16, spotlighting the spaces where farms and food, innovation and sustainability overlap.

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Biology
  • Environment
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Female student athletes of color founded Women of Color Athletics to provide a community of women who understand the challenges they face and a channel to voice their concerns.

  • Office of Undergraduate Biology
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Ideas that sprang from a pre-pandemic panel discussion at Cornell now inform a United Nations initiative aimed to meet looming global food needs in a healthy, equitable and sustainable way.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Butterfly wing patterns have a basic plan to them, which is manipulated by non-coding regulatory DNA to create the diversity of wings seen in different species, according to new research.

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Entomology
Bill Millers bulb planter planting bulbs along cayuga waterfront trail

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Bill Miller, Horticulture Section, School of Integrative Plant Science, collaborated with the City of Ithaca and the Ithaca Garden Club to create naturalized bulb plantings along the Cayuga Waterfront Trail using his tractor-drawn Dutch bulb...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
Two older men, a young man, and a girl stand in a field.

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Shelton’s research and extension programs were based at Cornell AgriTech, formerly known as the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station. There, he refined integrated pest management (IPM) tactics, including sampling and treatment...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • New York State Integrated Pest Management
  • Department of Entomology
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Cornell entomology students and faculty are pulling out all the stops for the 17th annual festival, which returns after pandemic-related cancellations the last two years.

  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Department of Entomology
  • Entomology

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Leroy Creasy ’60, M.S. ’61, whose research on the health benefits of grapes and red wine has spurred decades of public interest and scientific inquiry, died June 15 in Aurora, New York.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
  • Fruits
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Field Note

The Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) works with farmers, farm advisors and state agencies to conduct research and advise on the nutrient management of field crops across New York State. This summer, the program welcomed Dairy...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
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The CHVRL, founded in 1923, is a successful public-private partnership between Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and local fruit and vegetable farmer members of the nonprofit Farmer’s Alliance for Research and Management...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
A marsh with an open section of water in the center, surrounded by plants growing in the water. Multicolored trees circle the marsh, and mountains lay behind their reach. A beautiful fall day at this marsh in New Paltz, New York.

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Through a long partnership between Cornell and the DEC, communities in the Hudson watershed have received training, tools and assistance to advance conservation land-use planning and policy.

  • Department of Global Development
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Land
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  • Computational Biology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
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More than a dozen students are taking part in the 2022 Cornell Biennial, which aims to serve as an anchor for the arts at Cornell and bring artists from around the world to campus.

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Global Development
Four men working inside the Cornell Food Venture Center Pilot Plant

Field Note

  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
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Global Cornell has awarded five International Cornell Curriculum (ICC) grants totaling $114,000 to support faculty developing courses that feature international experiences for students. The resulting courses will be offered in 2023.
  • Department of Communication
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science

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President Martha E. Pollack announced the faculty members honored with the Stephen H. Weiss Awards, which recognize excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring.

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Global Development
Scott Emr Award

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Article by: ASBMB Today Staff Scott Emr, a professor at Cornell University, got a lifetime achievement award in May during the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s meeting on ESCRT biology in Madison, Wisconsin. Endosomal...
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The United Nations General Assembly declared every October 15, as the International Day of Rural Women. This day is dedicated to celebrating the achievements and contributions of millions of women living in remote, rural places towards rural...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
Nika Colley and two others in an urban garden, inspecting crops.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension provided 29 students with summer internship opportunities across New York state, ranging from creating a commercial guide for growing pawpaw fruits to helping the impact of the spotted lanternfly in the Hudson...

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Environment
  • Food
Awais Khan holding and looking at an apple at the Cornell Orchards.

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A team of researchers has sequenced the Honeycrisp apple genome, a boon for scientists and breeders working with this popular and economically important cultivar.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Fruits