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Latest from the CALS Newsroom

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Earth Day forum: Barrett maps food systems past mid-century
“We’re looking expressly beyond the Sustainable Development Goal horizon of 2030,” said Barrett, the Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management in Cornell’s Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and...
  • Atkinson Center
  • Department of Global Development
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Global food systems expert joins Cornell to drive collaborations
Herrero will be a professor of sustainable food systems and global change in the Department of Global Development, and he has been appointed to a five-year term as a Nancy and Peter Meinig Family Investigator in the Life Sciences. Herrero...
  • Atkinson Center
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
A red and gold bird sitting outside on a branch


Citizen science data tracks battle of birds vs. bacteria
House finch eye disease causes red, swollen, watery or crusty eyes. Afflicted birds can recover, but may die because they cannot see well enough to find food or avoid predators. The latest analyses, based on the observations of Project...
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
  • Bacteria
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Society recognizes Cheng as outstanding horticulture grad student
The American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) has recognized Liang Cheng, a doctoral candidate in Jenny Kao-Kniffin’s research program, as a 2021 ASHS Outstanding Graduate Horticulture Student. Winners are chosen based on their academic...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section