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Dairy Team Wins Food Safety Leadership Award

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February 9, 2017
The Dairy Foods Extension team received the inaugural Food Safety Leadership Award from the International Dairy Foods Association Jan. 30 for the team's work to enhance food safety.

Undergrads Gain from Service-Learning Trip to Louisiana

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February 9, 2017
Thirteen undergraduate students and Bryan Duff, senior lecturer in the School of Integrative Plant Science, traveled to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, over winter break to teach video production to elementary school students.

Cornell Celebrates Johnson Gift and Legacy of Support

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January 31, 2017
Warm anecdotes of the Johnson family's long and inspiring engagement with Cornell set the tone of a thank you event Jan. 31, celebrating the recent $150 million gift from Fisk Johnson and SC Johnson.

Business College Leaders React to Historic Gift

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January 31, 2017
Administrative and alumni leaders in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business share their reactions to the $150 million commitment made by Fisk Johnson and SC Johnson.

The Johnson Family Legacy at Cornell University

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January 28, 2017
The $150 million gift given by Fisk Johnson and his company to endow the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business marks the latest chapter in a relationship between the Johnson family and Cornell University that extends more than 120 years.

$150M Gift Founds Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

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January 28, 2017
Alumnus H. Fisk Johnson and SC Johnson have committed $150 million for the College of Business, which has been renamed the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. It is the largest single gift to the Ithaca campus.

Extension Hosts New York Fruit and Vegetable Growers

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January 25, 2017
Cornell Cooperative Extension sponsored the 2017 Empire State Producers Expo, Jan. 17-19 in Syracuse, which featured featured Cornell scientists, CCE educators, and experts from across the country.

Cornell to Host NY Agriculture Commissioner  

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January 24, 2017
The talk from State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball will highlight agricultural topics related to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2017 New York State of the State Address.

Crud-Covered Carabid Beetles Are Masters of Disguise

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January 24, 2017
As Cyphocoleus carabid beetles walk through the forests, the varnish-like substance exuded by glands picks up surrounding debris, creating the perfect disguise to blend into its surroundings.

Plants' Chemical Messages Keep Pests Moving

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January 24, 2017
Plant chemical defense systems keep pests moving to new plants in dense populations, thereby distributing damage evenly and leaving minimal damage on each plant in a field, a recent study finds.

New Course Teaches Cutting-Edge Food Production

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January 19, 2017
A new course, Hydroponic Food Crop Production and Management, teaches the principles and practices of commercial food crop production in controlled environment agriculture.

New Host-Microbe Institute Connects Campus Researchers

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January 19, 2017
The institute will initially include faculty from CALS, Arts and Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Engineering, and Human Ecology. It will likely expand to Weill Cornell Medicine in New York in the future.

Financial Squall Ahead? Economic Forum Is Jan. 24

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January 18, 2017
Buckle up your economic seat belts: Cornell's Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management will host the annual Agricultural and Food Business Outlook Conference on Jan. 24.

Decoded Microbial Metabolism Explains Biofuel Yield

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January 17, 2017
Cornell professor Ludmilla Aristilde is unraveling how intricate waste biomass converts to biofuels by studying the bacterium Clostridium acetobutylicum's sugar-processing complexities.

Microbiome Experts to Speak at World Economic Forum

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January 17, 2017
Three Cornell University faculty will present big ideas on microbiome science to a gathering of influential thought leaders at the World Economic Forum Jan. 18 in Davos, Switzerland.

Technology Sends Project FeederWatch Soaring at 30

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January 12, 2017
The story of Project FeederWatch – a program where members track birds visiting their feeders – provides an example of how technology has helped citizen science grow bigger in unexpected ways.

Cornell's SMART Program Wins Success Story Award

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December 19, 2016
Cornell's Student Multidisciplinary Applied Research Team was recognized for its impact on poor communities by earning the L.A. Potts Success Story award on Dec. 5.

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