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Headshot of Richard Robinson. An older man in a suit wearing glasses.


Richard “Dick” W. Robinson, a professor at Cornell AgriTech whose groundbreaking work in cucurbit and tomato breeding is used worldwide, died March 22 in Geneva, New York. He was 93.

  • Cornell AgriTech
A cup of Vêsucré's frozen vegan dessert.


After Sarah Hartmann adopted a vegan diet in 2020, she ran into a big problem: she couldn’t find a vegan-friendly frozen dessert she liked. So Hartmann, who built a career in non-profits and sports marketing, got to work developing her own. What...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
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Awards Associate Professor Andrea Stevenson Won, with A. H.-C., received an honorable mention for a paper to be presented at the 2024 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Entitled “The Sound of Support: The Presence of Gendered...
Headshot of Mario Herrero. A man with a mustache, glasses, and curly brown hair.


Mario Herrero, Timothy Ryan, M.S. ’86, Ph.D. ’89, Steven Strogatz and Peter Wolczanski are Cornell’s 2024 electees to the National Academy of Sciences, the academy announced April 30 at the close of its 161st annual meeting.

  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Cornell Atkinson