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Gender-sensitive farmer training program transforms Kenya’s rural households

Gender trainings sponsored by Cornell’s Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat project are changing attitudes in East Africa and empowering women to take greater control of household farming activities.

Collaboration showcases creativity of whale songs

This spring, senior music lecturer Annie Lewandowski worked with Google Creative Lab on a project to develop artificial intelligence that can recognize patterns in humpback whale songs.

Reunion talk travels through time, and art

Travelers to Reunion were introduced to the origins and evolution of travel photography in a talk June 6 by Andrew Moisey, assistant professor of the history of art and visual studies. 

Nicholson wins astronomy’s 2019 Masursky Award

The American Astronomical Society Division for Planetary Sciences will honor Cornell astronomy professor Phil Nicholson with the 2019 Harold Masursky Award.

Facilities and Campus Services honors staff

Facilities and Campus Services staff held its 11th annual Employee Celebration June 11 in Barton Hall.

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Do more for birds, not less, Rodewald tells Congress

Amanda Rodewald, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s senior director of conservation science, testified to the House of Representatives’ Committee on Natural Resources on the importance of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

Study offers new target for antibiotic resistant bacteria

Published research by chemist Nozomi Ando, performed at CHESS, has identified a new vulnerability in bacteria that offers a possible avenue for dealing with antibiotic resistance.

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.