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Pollack, higher-ed leaders express immigration concerns

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack is a signatory on a letter to members of the New York congressional delegation urging them to address concerns with immigration policies that target international students.

Crop-improvement lab established with $25M USAID grant

Cornell will lead a new global crop improvement research program to advance plant breeding tools, technologies and methods aimed at delivering staple crops that can increase yields, enhance nutrition and show greater resistance to pests and diseases.

Cornell’s Humphrey Program marks 40 years of public service

On Oct. 22-23, Cornell’s Humphrey Program will celebrate 40 years of enriching the professional experience of more than 400 people from 111 countries, who’ve come to Cornell for a yearlong exchange.

Disease trends in sea creatures herald oceanic changes

The health of Earth’s oceans is rapidly worsening, and newly published Cornell-led research has examined changes in reported diseases across undersea species at a global scale over a 44-year period.

$1M Walmart Foundation grant to fund Tata-Cornell ag study

The Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to assess challenges facing small-farm aggregation models in India and Mexico.

Hatfield fellow to address 21st century leadership in lecture

Natarajan “Chandra” Chandrasekaran will talk with President Martha E. Pollack on “Leadership in the 21st Century” in this year’s Hatfield Lecture, Oct. 16 in Mentors Lecture Hall, G01 Gates Hall.

Cornell tackles ‘migrations’ global challenge

Researchers from every corner of Cornell are mobilizing to tackle one of the grand challenges of the modern era – migration – with a new initiative that launched Oct. 1.

Cornell Law School launches India Law Center

Cornell Law School launched its Cornell India Law Center on Sept. 26 with a lecture by Richard Verma, vice chairman and partner at the Asia Group and former U.S. ambassador to India.

Precision Nutrition Symposium to foster intercampus research

Cornell will host a Precision Nutrition Symposium, Oct. 14-15, designed to foster the development of collaborative and multidisciplinary working groups from Cornell’s Ithaca and New York City campuses.

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