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BanQu CEO illuminates blockchain path to social justice

At the Cornell Business Impact Symposium, keynote speaker Ashish Gadnis described a pathway to positive social impact that could help people around the world rise from poverty, reduce gender inequality, vanquish black markets and bring light to shadow economies.

Einaudi Center funds Cornell dissertations with global impact

Twelve graduate students will spend this year refining their dissertation plans and testing the waters of global research with help from the Einaudi-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program.

Bollywood biopic debuts at Cornell

Noted Bollywood director Nandita Das brings her breakout 2018 film “Manto,” the story of maverick writer Saadat Hasan Manto during the Partition of India, to Cornell March 14.

Evangelista part of Geneva Conventions 70th anniversary panel

History professor Matthew Evangelista was part of a recent panel discussion at an event in Geneva, Switzerland, marking the 70th anniversary of the 1949 Geneva Conventions.

Academics propose U.S.-Mexico ‘energy-water corridor’

A network of academics from around the United States – including two Cornell wind energy experts – are proposing an 'energy-water corridor' along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Curriculum allows farmers to lead climate change education

Smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are engaging in sustainable and equitable agricultural development through an innovative curriculum that puts them front and center.

Biochar soaks up ammonia pollution, study shows

A Cornell-led study supported by the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future shows that biochar has great potential as a fertilizer because of its ability to soak up nitrogen, and its method for doing so.

Edit-a-thon March 8 raises profile of women and the arts on Wikipedia

Cornell’s fourth annual Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, March 8 at Olin Library, contributes to enhancing and expanding the site’s coverage of notable women and a range of topics across feminism, gender and the arts.

Cornell librarians help train researchers in Africa

A pair of Cornell librarians traveled to Africa earlier this year to conduct workshops and help researchers advance food security and legal scholarship.