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Cassidy Tryon in the Stocking Hall development kitchen

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Cassidy Tryon won Food Network’s “Chopped Junior” at age 12, shortly before being diagnosed with Crohn's disease. She's now studying food science at Cornell while continuing to master cooking for her diet.
  • Food Science
  • Food
  • Health + Nutrition
Over thirty insect specimens organized according to insect orders on a table

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An exhibit at the Paleontological Research Institution’s Museum of the Earth in Ithaca – created in collaboration with Cornell entomologists – offers a fascinating education in the diversity of insects and their importance to life on Earth.
  • Department of Entomology
  • Entomology
  • Organisms
Giulianna Kukor

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Cornell CALS Department of Animal Science student Giulianna Kukor '23 was recently selected to serve as an Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Ambassador on the Cornell University campus. In this role, Kukor will work to build bridges among her...
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
Chinatown

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The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) will collaborate on four Innovation for Impact Fund (IIF) awards to foster creative collisions that provoke large-scale, long-term impact.
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Communication
  • Department of Global Development
Dry, cracked earth

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By the end of this century, Cornell’s Flavio Lehner and others said that megadroughts – extended drought events that can last two decades – will be more severe and longer in the western U.S. than they are today.
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Climate Change
  • Environment
Dairy cows in a barn

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With the increasing pressure for dairy farms to meet new sustainable benchmarks, scientists in the Cornell CALS department of Animal Science seek innovative ways to help farmers reach these goals. Julio Giordano, associate professor of Animal Science, sees technological advancements to better dairy cattle reproduction and health as a direct solution.
  • Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
A flashing blue light on top of a police car

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Published research in 2020 found that Black and white Americans, when asked to take the perspective of a juror who would have to decide whether an officer should be indicted, reached different conclusions, even when presented with identical...
  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
  • Communication
Green grapes grow on vine

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Two newly released grape varieties, developed collaboratively between Cornell AgriTech and Sun World International, a global fruit genetics and licensing company, offer new flavors for consumers and better growing characteristics for farmers...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
The winning team of the hackathon stands and takes a bow

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Students from 28 fields across six different schools gathered at the fourth annual Digital Agriculture Hackathon, March 11-13, to find solutions to global food system issues while competing for cash prizes.
  • Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture
  • Food Science
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
Gagan Sidhu, Ph.D. '11, left, and Luc Mathis, of Meiogenix, examine seed specimens in a growth lab

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Meiogenix, a next-generation technology startup that helps agricultural crops – through chromosome editing – find their own genetic solutions, has joined Cornell’s McGovern Center business incubator. The company aims to help plant breeders...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Agriculture

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The national Newman Civic Fellowship recognizes students who address issues of inequality through collaborative action to create long-term social change. Ochoa advocates for incarcerated people serving life sentences in New York state through...

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Don Rakow in the garden

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Don Rakow has pioneered the concept of Nature Rx, how spending time in nature can improve emotional and physical health.
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
Ukraine flag flying in the air

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Faculty experts and Ukrainian students will speak about how the Russian invasion of Ukraine threatens lives, the post–Cold War international order and the stability of the global economy at an event March 17 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
students and faculty pose in front of an event banner

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Five undergraduates in Cornell CALS Department of Animal Science, Elizabeth Maslyn ’22, Johnathan King ’22, Colin Kadis ’22, Matthew Peck ’22 and Grace Harrigan ’22 won the Richard Popp Scholarship Award.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
Cattle in a field

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Globally, by the end of this century low-income cattle farmers in poor countries may face financial loss between $15 to $40 billion annually, due to looming climate change.
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Animals
A shrine on a hill in Tibet

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Hilary Faxon, MS ’17, Ph.D. ’20 investigates the intersections between environment, development, and technology with a focus on social justice in the Global South. Now a Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Development
3D printable mask

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A new 3D-printable mask design, inspired by animal noses, promises easy breathing for users while maintaining similar levels of protection against pathogens found in N95 and surgical masks.
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Animals
  • Biology
Bram Govaerts

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Andrew D. White Professor-at-Large Bram Govaerts is visiting Cornell’s Ithaca campus the week of March 14. Govaerts is the Director of the Integrated Development Program and Regional Representative for the Americas in the International Maize and...
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section