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Cross-class collaboration combines cloud computing with ag

In a new collaboration, students from Dairy Herd Management teamed up with students in Topics in Cloud Computing to learn how to work together to develop the kinds of digital tools that could reshape farming.

Book explores Egyptian imagery in Roman homes

A new book from Caitlin Barrett, associate professor of classics, explores the reasons why many households in Pompeii chose to use Egyptian imagery throughout their garden spaces.

Panel considers role of the press in a time of lies

Panelists discussed journalism and how news is consumed in “International Politics and the Fourth Estate: The Role of the Media in Social and Political Movements Worldwide,” a Cornell Reunion event.

Scientists unearth green treasure – albeit rusty – in the soil

Cornell engineers may have found an environmental treasure trove – rusty though it may be – buried in the soil beneath farmers’ feet.

Wolfe offers ag fixes to ‘complex, severe’ climate change

David Wolfe, professor in the School of Integrative Plant Science, told a congressional committee in a hearing on agricultural resiliency that climate change impacts have been more complex and severe than scientists had forecast three decades ago.

Awards fund innovations in digital agriculture

Projects ranging from a soil-swimming robot that can sense conditions in the root zone in real time to computational models that can predict produce spoilage received seed funds from the Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture’s new Research Innovation Fund.

Lab of Ornithology debuts its first feature film

“Bird of Prey,” the first feature documentary produced by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, was released to the public June 13. It tells the story of the great Philippine eagle, the largest and rarest bird of prey in the world.

Essentials

Sokol remembered as 300 Reunion voices lift ‘Ave Maria’

At Reunion 2019, more than 300 Cornell Glee Club voices stood on the Bailey Hall stage to sing the iconic “Ave Maria” by Franz Biebl.

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Inclusive excellence: Fostering belonging at Cornell

More than 100 Cornell staff members engaged in workshops and facilitated sessions addressing diversity and inclusion at the Inclusive Excellence Summit June 11.

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Flyby of Saturn’s C ring prompts plateau puzzlement

Instead of uncovering scientific answers, the spectral images from a Cassini flyby of Saturn’s rings triggered more questions than answers, says new research published June 13 in Science.

Cornell alumni award lauded by SUNY group

The Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award has received an honor of its own – a judge’s citation from the SUNY Council for University Advancement as part of the group’s 2019 Awards for Excellence winners.

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Taimina shares ‘viral’ crocheting technique with alumni

Retired adjunct associate professor Daina Taimina’s presentation during Reunion weekend introduced the release of the second edition of her book, “Crocheting Adventures With Hyperbolic Planes.”