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In 2023, the corn silage hybrid evaluation program received 75 entries from 17 seed brands. Hybrid evaluation at multiple environments helps in decision making and expands the reach of this type of data to more farmers. Cornell, UVM, and seed...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
Group conducts fieldwork in Ghana

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Gretchen Hanson , MPS ‘23 came to Cornell hoping to build on her international development implementation experience in agriculture and education. When the opportunity arose to spend a summer in Ghana, she did just that. With support from the...
  • Polson Institute for Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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The Polson Institute for Global Development welcomed urban geographer Nik Heynen as its inaugural Distinguished Speaker in the Fall 2023 semester. A Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Georgia...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
A bluebird feeding one of its chicks.

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Cold snaps and heat waves associated with climate change lead to more deadly nest failures for songbirds, new Cornell research has found.

  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Climate Change
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New York state agencies are encouraging hunters to choose non-lead ammunition to benefit both wild animals and humans, with help from Cornell communication and wildlife experts.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Communication
  • Animals
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Conference Participation Graduate student Beatrys Rodrigues co-authored/presented the paper “ELSI for AI? Emerging Visions of Governing AI in US Institutions” at the Society for the Social Studies of Science conference. Since the launch of the...
  • Department of Communication
A man and a woman talk on a stage at a red table with "global cornell" and "freedom of expression" written on the wall behind them.

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For its work supporting international scholars whose work puts them at risk in their home countries, Cornell has been awarded the Institute of International Education’s Centennial Medal. It was presented to Provost Michael I. Kotlikoff on Oct...

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Twenty-five faculty and academic staff from nine Cornell colleges and units are Engaged Faculty Fellows for the 2023-24 academic year, with projects dedicated to advancing community-engaged learning at Cornell and within their respective fields.

  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Department of Communication
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Awards, conference participation, and Halloween pictures!
  • Department of Communication
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This fact sheet authored by Joe Lawrence and Allison Kerwin was shared in a November PRO-DAIRY e-Leader Forage Systems alert, distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice, and legislators. The 2023 growing season...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
A sparrow sits on a tree branch.

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North American song sparrows may be more resilient to climate change thanks to a remarkable adaptation: a stunning range of body sizes found throughout the bird’s westernmost range.

  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Climate Change
Erin Galarneau examines a bunch of grapes at AgriTech

Field Note

In her role, Galarneau, grapevine curator at the USDA-ARS located at Cornell AgriTech , is responsible for the acquisition, conservation, characterization, documentation and distribution of the cold-hardy Vitis diversity collection, which has...
  • Cornell AgriTech
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In a new Cornell Law School practicum and pilot program funded by the NCAA, students give athletes the skills to manage their finances while in school and when they graduate.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
A man rolls a bag of wheat in a field.

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New maps, made from a global dataset of crop residues, reveal areas where biochar may be sustainably produced, offering a path to lowering atmospheric carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Climate Change
Scientists prepare for a training in Kenya

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  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
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  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
people stand in corn field

Field Note

Helen Solecki recently joined the team at the Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) as a research technician, working with Quirine Ketterings . Prior to coming to Cornell, Solecki graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a BS in...
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Dairy
Headshot of Melissa Hegarty

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Melissa Hegarty joined the CoE team at the end of this summer as our administrative assistant, bringing with her years of experience in higher education and community organizations in Geneva, N.Y. Learn more about Melissa: Describe your role at...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
a ewe and lamb lie in the grass

Field Note

Have you ever wondered how caretakers enrich the lives of lizards in zoos? Or how improving sow welfare benefits the lives of growing piglets? Or what play can tell us about a puppy’s well-being? In the spring semester one-credit course Animal...
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
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Awards Congrats to Nathan Matias, who received the Rise25 Award from the Mozilla Foundation. The award recognizes visionaries reshaping the digital future. Conference Participation Nathan Matias is organizing a panel for the Computer-Supported...
  • Department of Communication