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Field Note

Chobani scholars pursue dreams in animal science, agriculture
For the past four years, the Chobani Scholars Program has supported students from dairy farming backgrounds who are pursuing careers in dairy. This year, with its new focus on supporting historically underserved students who have a broad set of...
  • Animal Science
  • Food Science
  • Dairy
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News

Doctoral students Rafid Bendimerad and Angela Nankabirwa have been selected to receive 2022 Africa Fund Fellowships.
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Biology
  • Water

News

The national Newman Civic Fellowship recognizes students who address issues of inequality through collaborative action to create long-term social change. Ochoa advocates for incarcerated people serving life sentences in New York state through...

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Spotlight

CALS highlights some of the strategies the college and its community members are adopting to improve diversity in faculty, staff and student recruitment and retention.
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Microbiology
A headshot of Thomas Wyatt Turner, Ph.D. 1921

News

Thomas Wyatt Turner, Ph.D. 1921, was the first Black person at Cornell to earn a doctorate and the first Black person in the nation to earn a doctorate in botany. He was also a pioneer in the civil rights movement.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Agriculture

Events

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Seminar

Prioritizing Gender Equality from Afterthought to Guiding Goal of Agricultural Innovation
This event is supported by the CALS Office for Diversity and Inclusion and is part of the CALS Dean’s Inclusive Excellence Seminar Series, which highlights academic excellence through inclusive science and creates a platform for extended...
  • Diversity & Inclusion
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Seminar

This event is supported by the CALS Office for Diversity and Inclusion and is part of the CALS Dean’s Inclusive Excellence Seminar Series, which highlights academic excellence through inclusive science and creates a platform for extended...
  • Diversity & Inclusion
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Seminar

This event is supported by the CALS Office for Diversity and Inclusion and is part of the CALS Dean’s Inclusive Excellence Seminar Series, which highlights academic excellence through inclusive science and creates a platform for extended...
  • Diversity & Inclusion
Steven Johnson Headshot

Seminar

This event is supported by the CALS Office for Diversity and Inclusion and is part of the CALS Dean’s Inclusive Excellence Seminar Series, which highlights academic excellence through inclusive science and creates a platform for extended...
  • Diversity & Inclusion
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Seminar

This event is supported by the CALS Office for Diversity and Inclusion and is part of the CALS Dean’s Inclusive Excellence Seminar Series, which highlights academic excellence through inclusive science and creates a platform for extended...
  • Diversity & Inclusion