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NYS agricultural assessment cultivates climate crisis solutions

While New York’s farmers face more extreme weather events, they are learning to adapt, says a new statewide climate impacts assessment, led and written by two Cornell researchers.  

Generative AI for Business Transformation certificate empowers leaders to improve productivity

Cornell Tech and the SC Johnson College of Business have partnered to launch Generative AI for Business Transformation, a certificate program to help leaders harness the power of AI.

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Engaging youth leads to more inclusive public spaces

Outside of the token skate park, the diverse needs of New York state teens are often ignored when planners design public spaces. A new collaboration between a College of Human Ecology professor and Cornell Cooperative Extension seeks to put an end to that.

NIH grant awarded for study of key membrane proteins

Alessio Accardi, professor of physiology and biophysics in anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been awarded a five-year, $2.7 million grant for fundamental research on cell membrane proteins that have critical roles in biology and are involved in numerous human diseases.

Multiple city hubs, dispersed parks keep metro areas cooler

“Polycentric” development patterns can mitigate the urban heat island effect by distributing urban density and curbing the sprawl of impervious surfaces, a Cornell analysis finds.

Building labor into architectural history

"Labor Un:Imagined," this semester's Preston H. Thomas Memorial Symposium, brings scholars together to explore how the field has addressed building labor in architectural history and pedagogy.

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New book charts a novel course for India’s social safety nets

new book authored by researchers at the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) argues that India needs to rethink its social safety nets in order to address these issues and realize its full potential.

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NIH grant explores repetitive DNA sequences

Jeannine Gerhardt, an assistant professor of stem cell biology in obstetrics and gynecology and in reproductive medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, has received a five-year, $2.1 million grant for the study of repetitive DNA and RNA sequences and the mechanisms by which they cause cell dysfunction and diseases.

The Contribution Project returns to Cornell, expands to two SUNYs

Applications are open for the Contribution Project, a program that grants $400 each to undergraduates with ideas for how to make a difference in the world.

Sophomore twins and space enthusiasts reach for the stars

Identical twins Ashley and Verena Padres ’26 fell in love with the idea of space exploration and working together at an early age – now they employ and enjoy that spirit of curiosity and collaboration at Cornell.     

Engaged Conversations Series to focus on community partnerships

The Einhorn Center for Community Engagement has launched a set of speaker events and workshops designed for anyone incorporating CEL into curricula, research and other programs.

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Constitutional law expert discusses free speech in the workplace

Charlotte Garden, professor of law at the University of Minnesota, lectured on the topic, “The Constitution and the Workplace: Exploring How the First Amendment Impacts Workers,” in Ives Hall. 

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