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A gorge in the summer

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Hikers urged to enjoy gorge trails, natural areas safely
Cornell’s gorge safety website has a range of information and resources for the safe enjoyment of natural areas on campus and in the community. “Research shows that spending time in nature lowers stress levels and improves other health measures...
  • Cornell Botanic Gardens
  • Nature
A red bacteria

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Social sciences center awards COVID-19 grants
As the coronavirus pandemic escalated in the United States, reports of bias and hostility against immigrants and Asian Americans also grew. New research supported by a rapid response grant from the Cornell Center for Social Sciences (CCSS) will...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Global Development
A video conference call of thirty-five students

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Going remote: Food science students find new ways to support industry partners
With the help of Bruno Xavier, senior extension associate at the Cornell Food Venture Center, students in Food Science 4000 were able to translate virtual education challenges into an opportunity to think outside of the box. Thanks to student ingenuity, members of the food industry were able to find solutions for a variety of production challenges.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
  • Food

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NSF-funded antimicrobial technology targets COVID-19

Its potential to prevent COVID-19 from contaminating private and public spaces has attracted the interest of the National Science Foundation, which on May 21 awarded the company $256,000 from its COVID-19 Rapid Response Research (RAPID) program...

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Bacteria

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COVID-19 impact: Mary Jo Dudley on vulnerable farmworkers

Mary Jo Dudley, MRP ’96, an expert in farmworker issues, talks about how the pandemic has underlined the importance of farmworkers, who are crucial to maintaining the country’s food supply. Farmworkers are essential workers, and are particularly...

  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Food