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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.

Recently awarded Engaged Graduate Student Grants will support 21 Cornell doctoral students, six of which are CALS, and their community partners researching a range of topics, including arts and agriculture, education and the environment, health and history. 

Grant recipients come from both the Ithaca and Cornell Tech campuses and represent 15 fields of study – the most since the program launched in 2016, with a particular increase in projects from the social sciences.

The funded students and projects are:

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Scientists identify new pathogen in NY apples
The study, “Identification and Characterization of Colletotrichum Species Causing Apple Bitter Rot in New York and Description of C. noveboracense sp. nov.,” was published July 6 in the journal Scientific Reports. “We were shocked by what we...
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Hannah Swegarden: Using consumer research to develop better vegetables
Hannah Swegarden recently completed her Ph.D. under the direction of Phillip Griffiths, associate professor of horticulture at Cornell AgriTech. While working with Griffiths, Swegarden utilized an integrated approach to vegetable breeding geared...
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