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Industrial methane emissions are underreported, study finds

A Cornell-Environmental Defense Fund research team has found there is more methane being emitted from the ammonia fertilizer industry than the EPA had estimated for all industrial processes in the U.S.

Cornell funds projects in NYC visioning initiative

Four new faculty projects have been selected to receive funding for collaborative, cross-disciplinary opportunities for learning and research in New York City.

Eighteen receive Engaged Graduate Student Grants

Eighteen Cornell doctoral students from 13 fields of study have received 2019-20 Engaged Graduate Student Grants to support community-engaged research relevant to their dissertations.

Master of Public Health Program graduates inaugural cohort

Eleven students from five countries made history May 25 as they became the first graduates of Cornell’s Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program in a ceremony at the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Alum who sounded climate change alarm featured at Reunion

Rafe Pomerance ’68, who played an early, pivotal role in raising awareness about the threat of climate change, will participate in a June 8 Reunion panel, “Challenges and Opportunities for Reducing Climate Risks.”


Atkinson Academic Venture Fund awards $1.3M to 10 projects

The Atkinson Center is awarding more than $1.3 million in seed grants to support roughly a dozen interdisciplinary research collaborations at Cornell that address key sustainability challenges.

Cornell team, EPA to partner on emissions big data project

Max Zhang and students will work with EPA experts over the next year on a machine learning model to predict fossil fuel emissions.

CALS program educates onion farmers to fight pests, cut chemical sprays

A common onion pest was wreaking havoc on New York state onion crops, but Brian Nault of Cornell AgriTech developed a science-based strategy that has decreased pesticide use and improved onion quality.

Art-science collaboration spotlights pollinator health

The Mann Library exhibit, “PolliNation: Artists and Scientists Crossing Borders to Explore the Value of Pollinator Health,” bring the serious issue of insect decline to the university community.