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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.

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.”