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Black farming and food security topic of next Rural Humanities webinar

Rural Humanities will offer a webinar, “Black Land Matters: A Rural Humanities Webinar on Black Farming and Food Security,” on March featuring author Natalie Baszile, and Karen Washington, co-owner at Rise & Root Farm in Chester, New York, and activist and co-founder of Black Urban Growers (BUGS).

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System of Rice Intensification recognized for climate policy impact

The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) has been named as a 2020 climate policy "breakthrough" for government initiatives in Vietnam to increase agricultural production there while reducing methane emissions from rice paddies.

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Radio show features Ithaca-area human rights official

The Feb. 23 episode of All Things Equal featured Tompkins County Office of Human Rights Director Ken Clarke.

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Josef Konvitz to give talk on trends in tolerance

Historian Josef Konvitz ’67 will explore and compare trends in tolerance in France and the United States in a digital talk on March 15, focusing on questions of interfaith relations and public leadership that transcend national borders.

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Jenny Goldstein named faculty fellow at Cornell Center for Social Sciences

Jenny Goldstein, an assistant professor of global development in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been named a 2021-22 faculty fellow in the Cornell Center for Social Sciences to develop an ambitious research project focused on environmental rehabilitation in Indonesia.

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How human behavior is reshaping the world

As an environmental sociologist and professor of global development, Jack Zinda is analyzing global challenges surrounding relationships between human groups and environments from rural communities in China to metropolitan areas straddling the Hudson River in New York State. 

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Porciello to join journal editorial committee at Data & Policy

Jaron Porciello, an information and data scientist in the Department of Global Development, has been named as an area editor for Data & Policy, an open access journal dedicated to the potential of data science to address important policy challenges.

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Radio show previews MLK lecture

The February 16 episode of All Things Equal featured Cornell’s Shakima Clency and Aminah Taariq-Sidibe previewing the March 1 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture with writer Ijeoma Olou.

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Toni Morrison Quilting Project, to weave communities together, launches Feb. 22

Celebrating the author’s work and the community-building tradition of African American quilt-making, the Toni Morrison Quilting Project kicks off on Feb. 22, noon to 1:30 p.m., with a virtual quilting traditions workshop, featuring Ithaca-based fiber artist Heather Stewart.

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