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Field Note

Global collaborations spark wheat breeding discoveries
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Agriculture
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Spotlight

Power and place in ecological systems

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Environment
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Spotlight

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

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
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News

Food security research grants propel graduate student work in Africa
Two graduate students working with Professor Rachel Bezner Kerr have received funding for research focused on increasing food security from the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability. Doctoral students Emily Baker and Emily Hillenbrand...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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News

Jeffrey Perry earns award for New York agricultural education impact

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development

Events

Members of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Webinar

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
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