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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.

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.