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Green hydrogen filling station fueled by Cornell research

Prompted by Cornell research, the Standard Hydrogen Corp. and National Grid announced plans March 11 to build the first hydrogen “energy station” of its kind in the nation.

Mary Nichols ’66 brings fresh air to Cornell Atkinson

Mary Nichols '66, environmental icon and former chair of the California Air Resources Board, will become a Visiting Senior Fellow at Cornell Atkinson.

Computational sustainability trailblazer honored

Carla P. Gomes, the Ronald and Antonia Nielsen Professor of Computing and Information Science, is the recipient of the 2021 Feigenbaum Prize, given by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.

Food supply chain app wins digital ag hackathon

An app that would maximize profit and minimize food spoilage and loss across the agriculture supply chain was named the grand prize winner in the third annual Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture Hackathon.

Gene discovery may help peaches tolerate climate stress

A team led by a Boyce Thompson Institute researcher has identified genes enabling peaches and their wild relatives to tolerate stressful conditions – findings that could help the domesticated peach adapt to climate change.

Atkinsons’ $30M gift to name multidisciplinary building

A $30 million commitment from David R. Atkinson ’60 and Patricia Atkinson will name a new multidisciplinary building on campus, intended to foster innovative and collaborative research in key university priority areas.

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Cornell outperforms peers with Platinum sustainability rating

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) ranked Cornell as a top performer in the 2020 Sustainable Campus Index.  See how Cornell compares as one of the top-ranked institutions in the nation for comprehensive sustainability efforts.

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New grants spark food security research in Africa

Two graduate students have received funding for research focused on increasing food security in Africa from the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability.

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Jenny Goldstein explores Indonesia’s environmental crises

Jenny Goldstein, assistant professor of global development, studies the intersection of power dynamics, the environment, and the meaning of place and space in Indonesia.

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