At apple festival, Society for Horticulture booth bursts with flavor

Hundreds of fruit fans stopped by Cornell’s Society of Horticulture festival booth Sept. 29-Oct. 1 at the 35th Ithaca Apple Harvest festival.

Essentials

NY Times’ Nicholas Kristof talks inequality, empathy, children

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof of The New York Times delivered the Urie Bronfenbrenner Centennial Lecture Oct. 2.

Cornell supports South Asia’s largest farmer-to-farmer fair

More than 1.6 million farmers attended the annual Krishi mela, or farmers’ fair, at the University of Agricultural Sciences in India, Sept. 22 to 25.

Course offers global farming skills for success

Farmers from Zimbabwe to Uruguay gathered Sept. 18-23 in the first Cornell Alliance for Science training session in Illinois.

Atomic bomb survivor calls for peace in interfaith series lecture

Toyokazu Ihara, a survivor of the United States’ 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, spoke about the threat of nuclear weapons Sept. 28.

Online course begins quenching climate literacy thirst

Cornell professors and Cornell Cooperative Extension specialists have created an introductory online course about climate change to address the public appetite for climate science literacy.

Applications available Sept. 25 for community engagement grants

Applications are open for grants and awards to fund faculty, staff and students who want to start, enhance or participate in community-engaged research, courses or other activities.

Veterinary students travel the world for planetary health

College of Veterinary Medicine students traveled to destinations around the world last summer for clinical research that advances planetary health.

Symposium in Zambia tackles African income inequality

The first-ever summer symposium led by Cornell's Institute for African Development, was held Aug. 3-5 in Livingstone, Zambia.