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Saara Kumar ’17 named Schwarzman Scholar

Saara Shanti Kumar '17 has been selected for the 2021 class of Schwarzman Scholars, joining a worldwide network of talented young leaders.

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Research explores how grape pests sniff out berries

New Cornell research investigates how grape berry moths, a pest for grapes, find their targets amid a sea of other plants in the landscape.

Certificate program develops understanding of beer selection

The School of Hotel Administration has launched a Beer Essentials certificate program, available online through eCornell, to help hospitality industry professionals establish an effective beer program.

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Pelosi meets Cornell students at UN climate change meeting

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited with Cornell students at the 25th annual United Nations’ Conference of the Parties climate change conference, Dec. 3 in Madrid, Spain.

Cornell China Center fosters collaboration at Beijing events

On Nov. 18, Cornell leaders, faculty, alumni, collaborators and friends celebrated the university’s long history of collaboration with China with two events in Beijing: an academic symposium and a Cornell-China forum.

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Five faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Five Cornell faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

Cornell nutrition research will inform WHO guidelines, policy

A systematic review on the benefits and safety of fortifying wheat or maize flour with folic acid and population health outcomes was led by scientists in the Division of Nutritional Sciences.

An unconventional quest to change the future of food

Michelle Adelman ’89, through her company, Go Fresh!, is working to build a new sustainable food system in Africa by fostering a market for plant-based meat and dairy alternatives. 

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Farm to School grows NY ag, sows seeds for healthy eating

Cornell Cooperative Extension has become a driving force behind a surge in New York’s Farm to School initiatives. The programs stock school cafeterias with fresh, local foods and offer farmers an expanded market for their goods.