Cornell maps Ithaca's sustainable campus

Keep up with campus sustainability by consulting Cornell’s new online Sustainable Campus and Community Map.

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Research: Climate impacts of land use are underestimated

A new Cornell-led study shows that deforestation and subsequent use of lands for agriculture or pasture, especially in tropical regions, contribute more to climate change than previously thought.

Study to explore how phosphorus cycles through the environment

A new grant to a researcher in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences aims to discover the ways phosphorus cycles in the environment.

New initiative bridges plant breeding digital divide

The Open-source Breeding Informatics Initiative is helping bring cutting-edge crop breeding tools to breeders in developing countries.

‘Building Sustainable Communities’ forum is Sept. 28-29

Cornell’s Community and Regional Development Institute (CaRDI) hosts “Building Sustainable Communities: Global Forces, Local Focus,” Sept. 28-29 on campus to help communities become more sustainable.

Cornell projects to cultivate digital agriculture landscape

A slate of six projects totaling more than $1 million has been announced to generate innovative research in the combined fields of agriculture, computation and engineering.

International faculty fellows make global impact

The inaugural class of international faculty fellows received research funding and contributed to interdisciplinary collaboration through their colleges and the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies.

The long, Silk Road to today's apples

The Boyce Thompson Institute's Fei Lab has released new research that tells the story of the apple's evolution on the historic Silk Road, and reveals new insights into apple genetics that could be a major boost to apple breeders.

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Martha’s Bits & Bytes ice cream sweetens inauguration

For the inauguration of Cornell President Martha E. Pollack on Aug. 25, the university dips into tradition to offer Martha’s Bits & Bytes, a special ice cream for the celebration.