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Polson Institute to host food waste-reduction workshop

Cornell’s Polson Institute for Global Development will host “Reducing Campus Food Waste: Innovations and Ideas,” a lecture and workshop May 2-3 on campus.

Africana hosts talk on climate change impact in Africa

On April 30, the Africana Studies Center is hosting “Disaster: Cyclone Idai, Climate Change & Climate Migration,” a talk on the impacts of climate change, climate migration and food scarcity.

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Einaudi grants to send 86 graduate students abroad

Eighty-six Cornell graduate students have been awarded travel grants from the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies for the 2019–20 academic year.

To aid Cameroon students with test prep, earn their trust

When it comes to studying for their all-important baccalaureate exam, students in Cameroon are largely left to their own devices. Now a team of Cornell researchers wants to use those devices to help them prepare for the test.

Cornell, Tamil Nadu to collaborate on climate-smart agriculture

An agreement signed in January between Cornell and the drought-stricken Indian state of Tamil Nadu has brought a delegation of engineers from India to Cornell for three days of learning about the latest in water resource management.

Students spend spring break studying agribusiness in Spain

Twenty-five students participated in the weeklong trip to the Catalonia region of Spain to visit livestock growing and processing operations, wineries and a hazelnut farm with three faculty advisers.

Students showcase their community engagement work

Cornell students shared their global experiences through posters April 15 at the 2019 Community Engagement Showcase.

In warm South Pacific, students faced cold reality of climate change

Ten Cornell undergraduate and graduate students traveled 23 hours and 7,600 miles to the South Pacific island nation of Tonga to see what climate change really looks like.

Online health searches in Africa reveal stigmas, needs

Researchers have collected and analyzed health-related internet search terms from all 54 countries in Africa, finding that searches such as “Does garlic cure AIDS?” can reveal pockets of disease prevalence, cultural stigmas and urgent needs for accurate health information.