Rawlings, Pollack voice support for Central European University

Interim President Hunter Rawlings and President-elect Martha E. Pollack have added their voices and strong statements of support in solidarity with Central European University in response to legislation passed by the Hungarian government that could close the university.

Cornell battles snap bean crop loss due to white mold

A project led by a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researcher is aimed at reducing losses in this important crop by optimizing disease control for the fungus.

Students from across campus pitch business ideas

Students from 11 startup companies with products including organic skin care products and concussion detection devices pitched their ideas March 20, vying for the 2017 Student Business of the Year.

Breakthrough telescope to be built in Chile

Scientists announced this week that a consortium led by Cornell will begin construction in Chile's Atacama Desert of a powerful telescope capable of mapping the sky at submillimeter and millimeter wavelengths.

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Students share tales of global climate change on Capitol Hill

After traveling through Vietnam's Mekong Delta in January, examining climate change through the lens of another country, four Cornell students toured the halls of Congress in late March to tell all about it.

Human illness can demonstrably harm the environment

For decades, scientists have known that unhealthy surroundings induce human illness. Now, research suggests that communities of very sick people may damage the environment, according to a new study in PNAS, April 3.

Former Japan prime minister discusses nuclear plant disaster

Naoto Kan, Japan’s prime minister from 2010 to 2011, discussed his experience leading his country through the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster in a March 28 talk at the Statler Auditorium.

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Faculty projects get global-at-home curriculum grants

Ten faculty-led projects are receiving approximately $170,000 in Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum grants this year, the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs has announced.

Grad student presents at UN panel on status of women

Anamika Goyal spoke on a panel at the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women March 13-14, an annual gathering of global leaders focusing on the status of rights of women and girls.