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Produce Safety Alliance offers training in new languages

Recognizing that produce is grown and harvested by farmers of many different backgrounds, the Cornell Produce Safety Alliance has expanded to include education and training for Spanish, Chinese and Portuguese speaking growers in the U.S. and elsewhere.

Accessible, online courses provide critical training to nutrition and health professionals across the globe

Online continuing education courses developed by faculty in the Division of Nutritional Sciences (DNS) – one about infant and young child feeding for a global audience, and another about policy, systems and environmental (PSE) approaches to improving nutrition in the U.S. – address critical topics including undernutrition, maternal and child health, and childhood obesity.

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Business Impact Symposium examines industry sustainability

The annual business symposium examines climate change resilience, community revitalization, social justice and reducing the clothing industry’s large carbon footprint.

‘Our Changing Menu’: Warming climate serves up meal remake

“Our Changing Menu,” a new book from Cornell University Press, explains how our warming world affects crops and how it soon will alter your dinner plate.

Atmospheric travel: Scientists find microplastic everywhere

By sea or by land, microscopic shards of plastic are more ubiquitous than science had known, according to a new study led by researchers at Cornell and Utah State University.

New Model for Research Co-Production Speeds Knowledge to Impact on Natural Resource Management

A team of researchers led by Cornell Atkinson Director David Lodge is developing a model for collaborative engagement between university researchers and decision-makers to help define research agendas, enhance communication, and prioritize real-world impact. 

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Cornell Atkinson, EDF partner on three sustainability projects

Cornell Atkinson and Environmental Defense Fund announce three new Innovation for Impact [link] awards for research projects that aim to accelerate problem-solving research and catalyze rapid integration of research into effective policy.

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Plantationocene conference to examine plantations’ legacies

In a virtual conference on April 15–16, scholars, activists and practitioners from around the world will meet to explore plantations’ deep-rooted legacies, including racial inequality, dispossession and climate change.

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Seven students to receive SUNY Chancellor’s Awards

Representing Cornell’s four contract colleges, the recipients of the 2021 State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence will be recognized during a virtual ceremony April 14.