The Critical Inquiry into Values, Imagination and Culture initiative, part of the provost’s Radical Collaboration effort that is focused on the humanities and the arts, has made six hires for this school year.
The Eastern Broccoli Project began in 2010 with the goal of growing a $100 million broccoli industry in the Eastern U.S. in 10 years. With two remaining years of funding, Cornell researchers say they are on schedule to meet their goal.
Cornell President Martha E. Pollack is a signatory on a letter to members of the New York congressional delegation urging them to address concerns with immigration policies that target international students.
Two ex-ambassadors will debate the Trump administration’s border policy and assess how foreign policy changes will affect relations with Mexico in the annual Lund Critical Debate, hosted by the Einaudi Center.
Cornell will lead a new global crop improvement research program to advance plant breeding tools, technologies and methods aimed at delivering staple crops that can increase yields, enhance nutrition and show greater resistance to pests and diseases.