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Loaves & Fishes’ Empty Bowls To-Go: Tickets now on sale

Loaves and Fishes’ Empty Bowls fundraising event on Oct. 10 will be a to-go meal this year and will include a hand-crafted bowl donated by a local potter.

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Artifacts from upstate Indigenous towns digitized, repatriated

Unearthed, digitized and soon to be repatriated, artifacts from two Native American towns are beginning to share their rich stories online thanks to a collaborative project by anthropologists, librarians and Indigenous community members.

Report: Plant science must innovate over next 10 years

The Plant Science Research Network presents an action plan for its researchers to maximize their impact on pressing global issues such as human health and climate change.

Book profiles Jewish director as a leader in Egyptian cinema

In her new book, “Togo Mizrahi and the Making of Egyptian Cinema,” professor Deborah Starr reintroduces Mizrahi’s films and career, arguing that he and his work deserve a prominent place in Egyptian cinema history.

Health, economy in pandemic topic of debate series debut

The Program on Ethics & Public Life in the Department of Philosophy is sponsoring a public debate series, which kicks off Oct. 1 with “Health vs. Economy in the Pandemic Control: What is the Right Balance?”

Centers of Innovation will spur global crop development

Cornell’s Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement announces $4 million in funding to launch four Centers of Innovation aimed at developing more resilient, nutritious crops.

E. coli bacteria offer path to improving photosynthesis

Scientists have engineered a key plant enzyme and introduced it in Escherichia coli bacteria in order to create an optimal experimental environment for studying how to speed up photosynthesis, a holy grail for improving crop yields.

$2M USDA grant funds value-added grains project

A Cornell scientist is leading a multi-institution team that’s helping turn diverse and ancient grains into staple foods throughout the Northeast and Midwest, thanks to a three-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Researchers identify new type of superconductor

The history of superconducting materials has been a tale of two types: s-wave and d-wave. Now, Cornell researchers have discovered a possible third type: g-wave.

Peñalver: Justice, Justice Shall You Pursue – Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54

Eduardo M. Peñalver ’94, the Allan R. Tessler Dean of Cornell Law School, reflects on the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54, who died Friday at age 87.

Cornell to receive ‘on-campus’ accreditation visit via Zoom

Indicative of the coronavirus era, Cornell next month will be among the first universities to receive an accreditation visit via Zoom.

Pollack: Ginsburg’s ‘unwavering pursuit of equity’ embodied the Cornell ideal

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's‘unwavering pursuit of equity’ embodied the Cornell ideal.