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Stay Connected During CALS Branding Project

Ag Quad
Published: 
March 17, 2017
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has embarked for the first time on a college-wide brand exploration process, and you are invited to stay connected during this exciting project.

More Prime-Time Ads Could Kick Drunken Driving to the Curb

keys and scotch
Published: 
April 20, 2017
Public service announcements about the dangers of drunken driving could save thousands of lives each year – but only if those ad campaigns are better funded and more people see them, according to three Cornell researchers.

Hemp Summit Looks at New York's Next Big Cash Crop

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Published: 
April 20, 2017
The first-ever Industrial Hemp Summit on April 18 at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences looked at industrial hemp as a lucrative addition to New York agriculture.

Students Tag Arts Quad Trees, Touting Their Benefits

Arts Quad trees
Published: 
April 20, 2017
Students placed price tags on about 80 trees April 18 to demonstrate the dollar value of the ecosystem services the trees provide, such as energy savings and intercepting storm water runoff.

Bees Face Heavy Pesticide Peril from Drawn-Out Sources

Bee hive
Published: 
April 19, 2017
Honeybees encounter high danger due to lingering and wandering pesticides, according to an analysis of the bee's own food, according to Cornell research in Nature Scientific Reports, April 19.

Joe Biden to Deliver Senior Convocation Address May 27

Biden
Published: 
April 14, 2017
Vice President Joe Biden, who was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in January, will give the keynote address at this year's Senior Convocation, during Cornell's 149th Commencement Weekend.

Grants Enable Graduate Student Travel to 47 Nations

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Published: 
April 12, 2017
Ninety-eight Cornell graduate and professional students will travel to 47 countries over the next year with support from the Einaudi Center's International Travel Grant Program.

Cornell Hosts Urban and Rural Students for Food Security Program

Students in soil lab
Published: 
April 6, 2017
More than 50 high school students from across the state visited Cornell March 31-April 1 for the New York Youth Institute, the state-level World Food Prize youth program engaging students with issues related to agriculture and food security.

Survey Details Impact of 2016 Drought on New York Farming

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Published: 
April 6, 2017
A survey of more than 200 New York farmers late last summer found that more than 70 percent of unirrigated, rain-fed field crops and pasture acreage had losses between 30 and 90 percent, said a new Cornell report.

Our Roots Grow Deep: Alumni in Extension

Concord Cluster
Published: 
April 4, 2017
Alumni Lindsay Jordan, M.S. ’14, and Justin Scheiner, Ph.D. ’10 are applying their grape expertise to help growers from Texas to California. 

Human Illness Can Demonstrably Harm the Environment

globe and stethoscope
Published: 
April 3, 2017
For decades, scientists have known that unhealthy surroundings induce human illness. Now, research suggests that communities of very sick people may damage the environment, according to a new study in PNAS, April 3.

On Social Media, Female Entrepreneurs Act Demurely to Thrive

Woman at laptop
Published: 
April 3, 2017
Self-employed women working in digital creative industries, such as blogging or marketing, feel compelled to conduct business online in a traditionally feminine way, said Brooke Duffy, assistant professor of communication.

Researchers Discover High-Def Electron Pathways in Soil

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Published: 
March 31, 2017
Cornell scientists have discovered a new high-definition system that allows electrons to travel through soil farther and more efficiently than previously thought, according to Nature Communication, March 31.

Cornell Leaders Discuss Earth Source Heat at Ithaca Forum

Collins and Cowen
Published: 
March 30, 2017
Members of Cornell's Senior Leaders Climate Action Group presented highlights of their report, 'Options for Achieving a Carbon Neutral Campus by 2035,' at a public meeting March 28 in downtown Ithaca.

Faculty Projects Get Global-at-Home Curriculum Grants

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Published: 
March 30, 2017
Ten faculty-led projects are receiving approximately $170,000 in Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum grants this year, the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs has announced.

Set Strawberry Alarm Clock for Post-Apple Bloom

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Published: 
March 30, 2017
Growers who time their strawberries to bloom just after apples do, can reap a better harvest, according to new research from the lab of Bryan Danforth, professor of entomology.

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