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See how our current work and research is bringing new thinking and new solutions to some of today's biggest challenges.

Research & Impact

Two scientists talking in greenhouse with wheat plants

Field Note

Global collaborations spark wheat breeding discoveries
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Agriculture
Group rides in the bed of a pick up truck in rural Indonesia


Power and place in ecological systems

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Environment
a female equestrian jumps a white horse over a race fence


Animal Science alum Laura Rubinate ‘01’s involvement with equestrian comes full circle
Animal Science alumna, Laura Rubinate '01, talks about her experience on the equestrian team, medical school and wanting to give back to Big Red athletics.
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
Four girls trek across the desert in Morocco on camels

Field Note

Jessica Snyder ’20: Preparing for a dynamic career in international development

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Graduate student works with middle school students.

Field Note

Brennan Hyden: Exploring willow’s potential as a sustainable bioenergy crop
Brennan Hyden is a Ph.D. candidate working in the lab of Larry Smart, professor of horticulture at Cornell AgriTech, where his work focuses on using willow as a sustainable bioenergy crop. For his excellence in bioenergy research, Hyden was...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
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News & Events

aerial view of a farm


Building networks not enough to expand rural broadband
High operations and maintenance costs and low population density in some rural areas result in prohibitively high service fees – even for a subscriber-owned cooperative structured to prioritize member needs over profits, the analysis found...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Development
  • Applied Economics


$750K awarded for intercampus research

The Office of Academic Integration has awarded $750,000 in seed grants to 10 studies ranging from refugee health and legal rights, to a vaccine treating fentanyl addiction and overdose, to pancreatic cancer and antibiotic tolerance.

  • Microbiology
  • Department of Communication
  • Microbiology