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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

Spotlight

Julie Raway
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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Seminar to explore racial and food justice movements in New York
The seminar “A Pig and a Garden: Fannie Lou Hamer, Agricultural Cooperatives and the Black Freedom Movement” will be led by Monica White, associate professor of environmental justice at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In her talk White will...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development

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Plantationocene conference to examine plantations’ legacies

On April 15–16, scholars, activists and practitioners from around the world will meet to explore plantations’ deep-rooted legacies – including racial inequality, dispossession and climate change – in a Conversation on the Plantationocene.

  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Field Crops

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Program offers graduate student research support

The First Presbyterian Church in Ithaca has funding opportunities available to graduate students who intend to help improve food security in developing countries. Grants are made without regard to an applicant’s religious beliefs or absence...

  • Global Development

Events

Members of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

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Global Climate Stories: Challenge, Choice and Change
Our changing climate poses great challenges for humanity around the world: extreme weather events, sea level rise, flooding, drought, wildfires and more. How are countries in areas most affected by climate change responding to these and other...
  • Global Development
  • Environment
  • Climate
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News

Seminar to explore racial and food justice movements in New York
The seminar “A Pig and a Garden: Fannie Lou Hamer, Agricultural Cooperatives and the Black Freedom Movement” will be led by Monica White, associate professor of environmental justice at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In her talk White will...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development