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Stanton Shannon, who supported New York farmers through his research on sweet corn, onions and squash, died Jan. 6 in Riverside, California. He was 94.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Researchers have uncovered a novel pathway that explains how cancer cells become resistant to chemotherapies, which in turn offers a potential solution for preventing chemo-resistance.

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Health + Nutrition

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Rocky An ’23 proposes a theory that could solve the decades-old mystery of why astronauts’ immune systems become suppressed in space.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Health + Nutrition
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Researchers seek to support New York’s food and agriculture producers by calculating the “true cost of food,” which takes into account hidden costs like climate, environmental, fiscal, health and workers impacts.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Global Development
  • Applied Economics
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Tom Silva is a senior lecturer in the Plant Biology Section and chair of the SIPS Diversity and Inclusion Council. The Our Stories series profiles diverse members of the School of Integrative Plant Science (SIPS) community. Here is Tom’s story...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
 Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann

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In recognition of her ongoing commitment to preserving public health through outreach and education, Gov. Kathy Hochul has appointed New York State Integrated Pest Management’s (NYSIPM) Community IPM Coordinator, Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann, to the New York State Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Working Group.
  • New York State Integrated Pest Management
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Cornell Global Development is pleased to announce its Master of Professional Studies (MPS) class of 2023. This year’s program will provide in-depth training to early and mid-career development professionals from Africa, Asia and the Americas...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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The Cornell Council for the Arts launches a celebration of its fifth Cornell Biennial – the largest and most international yet – with exhibition tours, performances and a full day of artist panels, Sept. 15-17.

  • Landscape Architecture
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At Cornell, the Turner Fellows are taking graduate courses and engaging in research, and on August 31, they were celebrated by the Cornell community at a welcome reception attended by Cornell faculty mentors, and program partners across the...
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Global Development
Steven Beers

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Steven Vincent Beer, professor emeritus of plant pathology who made pathbreaking discoveries about plant immunity to bacterial disease, died Jan. 12.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
  • Plants

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Eleven 2030 Project grants were awarded to Cornell faculty for an array of fast-track climate solutions, including tools to help New York communities reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
Stephen Kresovich

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Crop genetic resources conservation and use expert Stephen Kresovich has been elected Chair of the DivSeek International Network Inc. Board of Directors, a global community of practice that seeks to share information about global plant genetic...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Field Note

This summer, I shadowed at St. Marks Veterinary Hospital, working with Dr. Rebecca Kurtzman ’12, DVM ’17, Medical Director, and a wonderful team. The experience gave me a first-hand look into vet work and reinforced my commitment to pursuing...
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
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An ambitious and innovative new initiative expands opportunities for faculty, alumni and students across the university to engage with 20 partner universities in 11 locations, while also welcoming international students here.

  • International Programs
  • Department of Global Development
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Everett Donald Markwardt, M.S. ’51, a leader in reforms that modernized agricultural outreach and support across the Northeast, has died at the age of 100.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Agriculture
Jingyue (Ellie) Duan

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Cornell is co-leading a five-year, $12.5 million grant from the National Sciences Foundation to form the IISAGE Biology Integration Institute aimed at identifying mechanisms and evolution of sex differences between females and males in aging.
  • Animal Science
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Animals