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Research & Impact

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Humphrey program associate director to retire after 27 years
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Field Note

Ben Fields ’20: Big heart, bigger hopes to change the world

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Health + Nutrition

Spotlight

Rebekah Jones ’20: Looking for answers in criminal justice

Rebekah Jones ’20 grew up in Queens, New York, observing the everyday lives of New Yorkers. This sparked her enthusiasm for social science research. After completing a social science research-oriented program in high school, Jones applied to...

  • Development Sociology
  • Global Development
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Field Note

Sawako Suzuki '20: Engaging with the local community

  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
  • Global Development
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Field Note

Anastashia Alfred ‘20: A journey of academics, athletics and volunteerism

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development

News

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News

Cornell Atkinson awards $1.1M to innovative projects
The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability has awarded seven Academic Venture Fund (AVF) interdisciplinary seed grants, totaling $1.1 million, for projects that engage faculty from eight Cornell colleges and 16 academic departments. In its...
  • Atkinson Center
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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News

Cornell-led coalition protects world’s wheat crop

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Food
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Cornell social scientists honored for rural community impact
The project, known as W4001, conducts research on the most pressing challenges faced by rural communities, where population trends are reshaping arenas such as food production and natural resource management, land use, ecological sustainability...
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Department of Global Development
  • 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

Cornell Atkinson awards $1.1M to innovative projects
The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability has awarded seven Academic Venture Fund (AVF) interdisciplinary seed grants, totaling $1.1 million, for projects that engage faculty from eight Cornell colleges and 16 academic departments. In its...
  • Atkinson Center
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • School of Integrative Plant Science