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Sixteen faculty and professional staff members in state contract colleges at Cornell are receiving the 2019-20 State University of New York Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

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Sixteen faculty and professional staff members in state contract colleges at Cornell are receiving the 2019-20 State University of New York Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

A team of Cornell students found an artful way to snare the sun’s energy and optimize it for the U.S. Department of Energy’s inaugural Solar District Cup collegiate design competition.

Ecologist and conservation biologist Amanda Rodewald studies birds and the ecosystems on which they depend, looking for the best outcomes for people and the planet. This approach turned her attention to coffee farms.

With support from the Cornell Board of Trustees, the university has instituted a moratorium on new private investments focused on fossil fuels and plans to grow the endowment's investments in alternative energy technologies.

A week before Cornell's campus shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of an engineering student group converted a university-owned diesel tractor into a clean, green farming machine.

A mathematical model developed by Cornell engineers uses advanced methods to assess how water users in the Colorado River basin might be individually affected by changes in climate and demand, and how their water shortages might differ.

Students reflected on their learning experiences and future goals in community engagement as they completed a leadership certificate program this spring.

The proliferation of medical misinformation on social media and the human experience of social distancing are among the pandemic-related topics to receive rapid response grants from the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability.