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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.

Perkins Prize, new awards celebrate learning across difference

About 80 Cornell students, faculty, staff and trustees gathered for dinner at the Willard Straight Memorial Room April 17 to recognize recipients of the Perkins Prize and new diversity and inclusion awards.

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Cornell Law School alumnus helps battle Notre Dame blaze

Law School alumnus Frank Langrais, J.D. ’17, was one of the approximately 400 firefighters who battled the April 15 fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, which caused extensive damage to the historic structure.

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TransportationCamp makes a pit stop on Ithaca campus

TransportationCamp – an event to engage and educate people on sustainable modes and uses of transportation – was held April 6 in Klarman and Goldwin Smith halls and streamed live.

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Daylong ‘Odyssey’ event to feature community, campus readers

“Arts Unplugged,” sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, will kick off April 26 with “The Odyssey in Ithaca,” a community reading of a new translation of Homer’s “Odyssey.”

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Civil discourse: ‘All Things Equal’ to air 600th episode

Celebrating its 600th episode April 23, radio program “All Things Equal” on WHCU draws on the diversity of Tompkins County’s communities and campuses to respond to intolerance with dialogue.

Scientists propose bird conservation plan based on eBird data

Scientists used the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s global citizen science database to create a blueprint for conserving habitat to protect almost one-third of the warblers, orioles and other birds that migrate among the Americas.

Cornell hosts largest-ever High School Programming Contest

More than 180 students competed in Cornell’s annual High School Programming Contest, held simultaneously at Cornell Tech and in Rhodes Hall on the Ithaca campus.