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Research & Impact

Gymnasium set up as vaccine site

Field Note

Extension Connections Help Bring COVID-19 Vaccinations to NYC Neighborhoods
Community partnerships work! In the spring of 2021, Cornell University Cooperative Extension – New York City (CUCE-NYC) has been connecting the Community Healthcare Network with the community engagement team at Weill Cornell Medicine's Clinical and Translational Sciences Center (CTSC) so that medical students could volunteer with community-based vaccination clinics.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Health + Nutrition
Weill Cornell Medical College

Field Note

Veer Vekaria ’19: Embracing life-long learning in the medical field
How did your Cornell CALS experience support your personal and professional goals? CALS is defined by the electricity and interplay between all the disciplines it houses. When I first started at Cornell, I felt like a cookie-cutter pre-med...
  • Neurobiology and Behavior
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Health + Nutrition
Julie Raway picking greens in a large garden

Field Note

Meet Julie Raway: Advancing school nutrition programs across New York state
Julie Raway is a registered dietitian with Broome Tioga BOCES Food Services, a farm to school chair of the New York School Nutrition Association, and a leader of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Farm to School Program Work Team.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Health + Nutrition

Spotlight

Meet our faculty: J. Brooks Crickard

Academic focus: My academic focus is in understanding how cells protect the integrity of their genome. This includes how chromosomes are repaired during DNA damage events and how they are even maintained during normal cell growth. Research...

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Biology
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Spotlight

Meet our faculty: Lori Huberman
Academic focus: Fungal genetics and genomics Research summary: I study how fungi sense and respond to their environment. Specifically, I am interested in understanding how fungi sense available nutrients and efficiently utilize them. Accurate...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
  • Plants
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News & Events

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News

Climate change has cost 7 years of ag productivity growth
The future potential impacts of climate change on global crop production has been quantified in many scientific reports, but the historic influence of anthropogenic climate change on the agricultural sector had yet to be modeled. Now, a new...
  • Atkinson Center
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Agriculture
A student standing with five children outside in Africa

News

Service, connection, leadership: Cornellians in the Peace Corps
In 2010, Freund volunteered for a two-year position in Zambia, where she focused on food and agriculture – familiar terrain following her studies in College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and her work on her family’s dairy farm in Connecticut...
  • Atkinson Center
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Agriculture