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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.

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News

Eight graduate students from 1890 land grant institutions across the United States have been selected as part of the inaugural cohort of Thomas Wyatt Turner Fellows at Cornell University. Representing a wide range of research specialties...
  • Animal Science
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Solving problems like climate change could require dismantling rigid academic boundaries, so that researchers of various backgrounds may collaborate through an “undisciplinary” approach.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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In Medellin, Colombia, low-income residents who lived in close proximity to new public transit stations had increased rates of mosquito-transmitted dengue fever, according to a new study.
  • Department of Entomology
  • Entomology
  • Global Development
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Spotlight

As a young researcher working with plant breeders to develop improved wheat varieties for smallholder farmers, Hale Ann Tufan confronted a profound dilemma. It wasn’t an issue of gnarly plant genetics or unruly research fields — commonplace...
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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Want to study global development?

Events

Transforming Global Food Systems After COVID 19

Lecture

Global Development Distinguished Speaker Series Featuring: Johan Swinnen, Ph.D. '92 Date: April 11 at 11:45 a.m. Location: 401 Warren The COVID-19 pandemic and associated policy responses has significantly impacted food and nutrition security...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development

Seminar

Presenter: Vice Chancellor Tawana Kupe, University of Pretoria. Venue and Time: Lecture Hall III, Veterinary Research Tower from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM. Controlling climate change, promoting global health and creation of open, egalitarian...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • sustainability
Hannah Van Zanten

Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Spring 2022 Seminar Series The need to transform the food system to avoid exceeding the Earth’s biophysical limit is widely recognized. A redesign towards circular food systems is a promising solution to...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • food

Workshop

Please join us for the Spring meeting of The North American Alliance of Learning Cities, NAALC, hosted by Cornell University’s Education Minor and the Community Learning and Service Partnership, CLASP, of the Department of Global Development...
  • CLASP
  • Community Learning and Service Partnership program
  • Department of Global Development