Droplet-shaped sculptures kick off Year of Water

Turning on a faucet for a drink rarely elicits deep thoughts on how the water got there. But two new Water Resources Institute “water drops” are packed with a torrent of information.

Student’s research focuses on Indigenous agriculture system

The movement involves not only re-establishing heritage foods, but also bolstering the systems that sustain them: irrigation and land access, for instance.

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Exhibit calls for textile art

An upcoming Mann Library exhibit seeks eye-catching and thought-provoking pieces from fiber and textile artists of all stripes.

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Sen. Gillibrand touts funds for climate-smart farming

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, visited Cornell Aug. 29 to champion agricultural conservation and climate-smart farming provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act and highlight related research and extension efforts in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Energy center receives $12.6 million in renewed funding

Cornell’s Center for Alkaline-Based Energy Solutions has received renewal funding of $12.6 million for a four-year period to continue its work developing advanced fuel cell technologies in alkaline media.

4-H bestows Gov. Hochul with Distinguished Alumni Medallion

National 4-H Council awarded New York Gov. Kathy Hochul its Distinguished Alumni Medallion. Cornell Cooperative Extension runs the venerable youth program throughout the state.

A&S opens application portal for Klarman postdoc fellowships

Klarman Fellows pursue research in any discipline in the College, including natural sciences, social sciences, humanities and the creative arts as well as cross-disciplinary fields. The application deadline is October 14.

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Sustainable scavenger hunt begins Sept 1st

Students and employees can explore sustainability features of the Ithaca campus, and learn about programs like the sustainable events certification, sustainability & climate course list, and more by participating in the virtual scavenger hunt.

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Research in Focus: Arthur DeGaetano analyzes rainfall trends to better anticipate extreme weather

As global warming changes weather patterns, Arthur DeGaetano works on methods to anticipate big rainfall events in the northeastern United States.

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