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Digital agriculture initiative to tackle food security challenges

In response to the call to action for feeding an ever-growing global population, the Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture is taking a multi-discipline approach to the complex challenge. 

Six grad students win Fulbright-Hays fellowships

Six grad students have won Fulbright-Hays fellowships Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad fellowships.

Grant expands undergrad offerings on Latin America and Caribbean

A three-year, $342,000 grant to Cornell’s Latin American Studies Program brings new opportunities to Cornell undergrads and area community college students.

Portal connects Pollack to Afghan girls who code

On Oct. 5, President Martha E. Pollack and other campus leaders talked to representatives of a school in Herat, Afghanistan, that teaches girls to code and create apps.

Students use library portal to talk global health care

Students in the Ethical Issues in Health and Medicine class talked to Palestinian contemporaries via the Cornell Portal Sept. 25.

CCA Biennial launches with art projects across campus

The 2018 Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial, with 18 project installations and performances on the theme “Duration: Passage, Persistence, Survival," launched Sept. 28-29 with a tour of outdoor projects on campus, artist panels with Cornell contributors and lectures by featured artists Carrie Mae Weems and Xu Bing.

For Chinese execs, Cornell-Tsinghua program offers best of both worlds

About 80 students in the Cornell-Tsinghua MBA/FMBA program began a 10-day stay on campus Sept. 27.

Conference explores migration, celebrates Wason Collection centennial

More than a hundred scholars and librarians from 12 countries celebrated the centennial of the Wason Collection at the seventh International Conference of the World Confederation of Institutes for Libraries and Libraries for Chinese Overseas Studies, Sept. 27–28.

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.