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Cornell convenes experts on New York flood risks Oct. 11-12

Cornell convenes experts on New York flood risks Oct. 11-12 for the annual Community Development Institute.

Arctic ice cap destabilizes at ‘unprecedented’ speed

Satellite images revealing an Arctic ice cap destabilizing at “unexpected and unprecedented” speed have scientists questioning the stability of some polar ice caps.

Cooling effect of preindustrial fires on climate underestimated

A new study finds that emissions from fire activity were significantly greater in the preindustrial era, which began around 1750, than previously thought.

Cornell hosts climate change events at Climate Week NYC

Faculty and industry partners will gather Sept. 28 at the Cornell Club-New York for a discussion about new clean energy technologies.

NSF grants $1.3M to Cornell, partners to hunt eelgrass disease

To hunt a disease that threatens eelgrass – critical seaside meadows – the NSF has awarded researchers from Cornell and its partner institutions with a three-year $1.3 million grant.

Innovation grants focus on China

Members of the faculty are invited to submit research proposals for new Cornell China Center Innovation Grants, announced Sept. 17.

Were Australia’s lyrebirds the first ‘meme generators’?

Cornell students will study Australia’s Superb Lyrebird to see how their songs have evolved.

Dance, multimedia performance to open 2018 CCA Biennial

The 2018 Cornell Council on the Arts Biennial kicks off Sept. 14-15 at the Schwartz Center with “A Meditation on Tongues” by guest artist Ni'Ja Whitson.

Economist, UN adviser Jeffrey Sachs to speak on democracy Sept. 12

Renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs will present a lecture, “Reclaiming America’s Democracy,” on Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. in Statler Auditorium, Statler Hall. The event is free and open to the public.