Eleven professors win NSF early-career awards

Eleven assistant or associate professors representing four colleges have recently received National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Awards to support their research objectives.

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Virtual reality farm tour expands access to urban agriculture

Cornell researchers have created the most advanced virtual reality urban farm tour ever made, an online learning experience that promises to transport urban and rural farmers to New York City’s Red Hook Farms without ever leaving home.

Cornell’s UN climate author warns of ‘rapidly closing window’

In a global cautionary tale, the UN’s IPCC has a new climate change report written by Cornell’s Rachel Bezner Kerr and 270 others, to pull our planet from dire environmental ruin.

New 3D body-mapping tech helps consumers, the environment

The technology, developed in the Department of Human Centered Design, aims to improve the fit and design of clothing and increase the sustainability of online shopping.

AI tool could help plan NYS’s transition to clean electrical power

Cornell engineers have developed a new tool by combining machine learning and optimization modeling to provide hour-by-hour analysis of New York’s energy needs.

Milkweed species proves beneficial for monarch conservation

Researchers have identified a species of milkweed that holds promise for planting on roadsides to improve conservation habitat for migrating monarch butterflies.

Field biology changes student perspectives

Instructors Marc Goebel and Kira Treibergs work to ensure that students in Introductory Field Biology (NTRES 2100) have a collaborative learning experience. Student teams build confidence through collaborating on field research and learning to read the landscape.

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Students’ tool forecasts manganese in Ithaca water supply

To help the Ithaca Water Treatment Plant, engineering students have created a way to help predict concentrations of manganese in the city’s reservoir.

New course explores making fashion more sustainable

A new course on global textile and apparel sustainability attracts students from across the university and immerses students in the real-life, contemporary challenges of sustainability in the fashion industry. The course was structured to address the connection of fashion to the 17 sustainability goals outlined by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

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