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Freshman recognized for irrigation project with Nepalese women

For her work on color-powered irrigation with Nepalese women, Cornell freshman Isabella Culotta received the 2018 Elaine Szymoniak Award at the 2018 World Food Prize Laureate Award Ceremony in Des Moines, Iowa.

Speaker series looks at contemporary Japanese thought

The Contemporary Japanese Thought Initiative speaker series kicked off this week, and will continue Oct. 22 with Thomas Lamarre.

UN climate report author: ambitious actions needed to slow global warming

Natalie Mahowald, professor of earth and atmospheric sciences, discusses her role as a lead author of the U.N. “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius.”

Veterinarian leads implementation of international biobank standards

Dr. Marta Castelhano, senior research associate with the College of Veterinary Medicine, leads international efforts to standardize biobanks' safety.

Data project to support smallholder farmers with goal of ending hunger

An initiative with Cornell leadership seeks to use data to fight food insecurity and map out what these solutions cost.

New book examines democracy in Africa

Cornell political scientist Nicolas van de Walle and co-author Jaimie Bleck, M.A. ’08, Ph.D. ’11, offer the first comprehensive comparative analysis of African elections in the last quarter century in “Electoral Politics in Africa Since 1990: Continuity in Change.”

Conference considers a global plant steeped in meaning

The public conference "Tea High and Low: Elixir, Exploitation and Ecology” will examine the world's most popular drink after water.

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 multidisciplinary 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.