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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.

Bartels lecturer outlines how developing countries can build human capital

Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Indonesia’s minister of finance, delivered this year’s Bartels World Affairs Lecture April 10. The event was hosted by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and the Southeast Asia Program.

Ahmed Ahmed ’17 wins Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Ahmed Ahmed ’17, whose remarkable journey led him from a Kenyan refugee camp to Cornell, has been awarded a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, which will support his medical school studies.