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New Process May Lead to Vaccine for Schistosomiasis

schistosomiasis
Published: 
June 9, 2017
Cornell and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research scientists have developed a way to produce a protein antigen that may be used as a vaccine for the tropical disease schistosomiasis.

Davis-Manigaulte Honored for NYC Extension Outreach

Jacqueline Davis-Manigaulte
Published: 
June 7, 2017
Jacqueline Davis-Manigaulte '72 won the 2017 National Urban Extension Leadership Award for excellence in urban extension programming and leadership for her Cornell University Cooperative Extension-New York City work.

Cornell's Jack'd Jerky Selected As Food Contest Finalist

Jerky
Published: 
June 7, 2017
Cornell's Jack'd Jerky – a nutritious, vegan on-the-go snack – is a finalist for the Institute of Food Technologists' Student Association Mars Product Development Competition June 25-28 in Las Vegas.

Modern European Genes May Favor Vegetarianism

vegetables
Published: 
June 7, 2017
A Cornell study describes how shifts in diets in Europeans after the introduction of farming 10,000 years ago led to genetic adaptations that favored the dietary trends of the time.

Symposium Showcases NYSAES Science June 23

NYSAES
Published: 
June 7, 2017
Student research symposium aims to launch student-driven interdisciplinary collaboration. The entire Cornell community as well as local and regional growers and other NYSAES stakeholders are encouraged to attend.

Poverty Fighters Find New Ways to Educate and Collaborate

man begging for money
Published: 
June 6, 2017
The Program Work Team on Poverty and Economic Hardship met to brainstorm ways to eradicate poverty in upstate New York. In the United States, 40 percent of people will be poor at some point during their adult life, they said.

New Consortium to Reduce Greenhouse Energy Use

GLASE
Published: 
June 5, 2017
The Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering (GLASE) consortium is advancing LED light engineering, plant photobiology, carbon dioxide enrichment and systems control to create intelligent systems that can dramatically reduce the energy cost and carbon footprint of horticultural lighting.

Kaiser Named Fellow of Agriculture and Economics Group

Harry Kaiser
Published: 
May 30, 2017
Harry Kaiser, associate dean for academic affairs of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, has been named a 2017 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association fellow.

Board of Trustees Welcomes Nine New Members

McGraw Tower
Published: 
May 27, 2017
At its May 27 meeting, the Cornell University Board of Trustees elected six new trustees to four-year terms. They will join two alumni-elected trustees and one undergrad-elected trustee beginning July 1.

2017 Merrill Scholars Honor Their Teachers and Mentors

Merrill scholar lunch
Published: 
May 25, 2017
Thirty-three outstanding seniors were recognized May 24 at the 29th annual Merrill Presidential Scholars Convocation luncheon. They, in turn, recognize a high school teacher and Cornell faculty member who have influenced them.

Ahmed Ahmed's Journey from Refugee to Rhodes Scholar

Ahmed Ahmed
Published: 
May 25, 2017
Ahmed Ahmed’s ’17 life story is a remarkable tale of a young man who combined hard work with inspiration and guidance from others to grow as a person, from a refugee to a Rhodes scholar.

Cornell’s Hudson River Conservation Work Nets DEC Award

Hudson River
Published: 
May 25, 2017
For more than 20 years, CALS has partnered to protect and preserve the Hudson River Estuary and its watershed. On May 23, the DEC Hudson River Estuary Program recognized Cornell for its long-term partnership and vital role in the success of the program.

Extension, NYS Apple Growers Partner on Innovation

apple blossom bee
Published: 
May 19, 2017
Concerns about the banning of a plant-thinning chemical prompted New York apple producers, CCE educators and Cornell researchers to study a mechanical blossom-thinning alternative to carbaryl.

Student Launches Multidisciplinary Food Blog

vegetables
Published: 
May 18, 2017
Hannah Cai '19 is on a mission to encourage you to get to know your food. The nutritional sciences major launched Food For Thought, a blog on cooking, sustainability and human well-being.

Arctic Countries Adopt David Lodge's Invasive Species Plan

Published: 
May 17, 2017
On May 11 eight nations that adopted the first Arctic Invasive Alien Species strategy and action plan – a section of the Arctic Council’s Fairbanks Declaration – authored by scientists led by the Atkinson Center's David Lodge.

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