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Global Grand Challenges event to spark faculty dialogue

Cross-campus gathering will focus on the biggest challenges facing the world, and help determine a theme on which the university will focus in the 2019-2020 academic year.

Cornell students honored at Clinton Global Initiative University

Twelve students and recent Cornell alumni attended the Clinton Global Initiative University Oct. 19-21 in Chicago.

Survey: mountain birds on an ‘escalator to extinction’

Warmer temperatures are pushing mountain-dwelling birds ever higher as they try to stay in their comfort zone, a new study finds.

Most underestimate minorities’ environmental concerns – even minorities

Most Americans underestimate just how concerned minorities and lower-income people are about environmental threats, according to a new study. In fact, those groups are consistently among the most worried about environmental challenges.

Being smart about the smart grid

Drury Mackenzie, smart grid and innovation lead for the utility AVANGRID, discussed her work with smart grid technologies in New York state on Oct. 15.

‘F Word’ event to explore fracking, environment, citizen impact

A poet and a documentary photographer will participate in “F Word: Poems + Photographs of Witness from Pennsylvania’s Fracking Fields,” Nov. 12.

Anthropologist to speak on climate change denial Oct. 30

Anthropologist Jennifer Carlson will give a talk about climate change denial Oct. 30 at 4:30 p.m. at A.D. White House.

Prize-winning historian to speak on return of ‘monsoon Asia’

A Harvard professor will explore the formerly used geography and anthropology term "monsoon Asia" as it applies to climate science Nov. 15.

Fear Factor? Phooey! Kids swarm Insectapalooza 2018

Hundreds of children swarmed Insectapalooza at Comstock Hall Oct. 20 and spent time with tarantulas and scorpions.