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Through a partnership between the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability and EDF, four Cornell faculty members have received new grants for regional sustainability projects with global implications.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Cornell’s Katherine McComas, Ph.D. ’00, to the New York City Panel on Climate Change on June 11.

Virtual events at Cornell include a Russian conversation series; trainings on racism and allyship; a Congressional Black Caucus panel; a COVID-19 bereavement support group and live Alliance for Science talks.

The virtual panel, “One Health: Cornell’s Collaborative Approach to Ensuring Human, Animal and Ecosystem Health in the Time of COVID-19,” was held June 6 as part of Cornell’s Reunion weekend.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand told New York farmers that the pandemic has exposed societal faults, including food insecurity and food supply chain weakness, at an online town hall meeting hosted by Cornell.

The tasting rooms of New York state’s craft beverage industry are beginning to open up, as Cornell held a webinar on how to do that safely in the era of COVID-19.

A woman-owned science media studio founded by two Cornell alumnae has produced an interactive film that won this year’s Webby Award for best science website.

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New smart parking software developed by Cornell researchers could reduce congestion and emissions while saving drivers the time of circling to look for available spots.

Electronic food vouchers provided young Rohingya children in Bangladeshi refugee camps with better health and nutrition than direct food assistance.