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Agricultural biotech advocates to share stories in D.C.

Global Leadership Fellows will be in Washington, D.C., Nov. 13-16 to share their stories with U.S. and international policymakers to attract support to advance agricultural innovation.

‘Lost’ lecture by Carl Sagan released in honor of his birthday

The Carl Sagan Institute is honoring Carl Sagan's 84th birthday by releasing a “lost” lecture Sagan delivered in 1994 at the symposium in honor.

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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.

World Agriculture Prize winner is Cornell partner

A plant geneticist from the University of Ghana who has partnered with Cornell of years won the 2018 World Agriculture Prize.

Electric fish experts conduct workshop on current research

Two Cornell electric fish experts gave a workshop on a topic never been taught before: How to record electric signals produced by Africa’s freshwater mormyrid fishes.

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Creators of exhibit on Guatemalan refugees speak Nov. 9

Creators of an exhibit will photographs and stories of residents of La Gloria, a Guatemalan refugee community of 3,800 people in Chiapas, Mexico, speak Nov. 9 in Rockefeller Hall.

Harnessing machine learning and big data to fight hunger

A group of Cornell researchers has received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development to use machine learning to rapidly analyze agricultural and food market conditions, aiming to better predict poverty and undernutrition in some of the world’s poorest regions.