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New CALS dean sees climate resilience in agriculture

Environmental scientist Benjamin Z. Houlton, the new dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, says agriculture is the most important industry of the 21st century – and a powerful weapon to combat climate change.

Passion for 3D printing, engineering fuels veterinary startup

First-year veterinary student Sean Bellefeuille’s startup creates anatomical models of animals with a 3D-printer. These models help veterinary surgeons better prepare for surgery on their patients.

In face of crisis, equitable farming systems grow in Nigeria

As millions of Nigerian farmers flee the militant group Boko Haram, a Cornell-trained Nigerian scientist is providing support to create a more profitable, equitable future – especially for the many farmers who are women.

Cornell’s K-12 programs foster creativity, community

When the pandemic abruptly shuttered school buildings across the nation in March, units across Cornell’s campuses swung into action to support K-12 learning virtually.

Leading from the center

JC Tretter ’13, the newly elected president of the National Football League Players Association, says his education at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations taught him to understand all sides of an argument.

Historic insect collection to modernize by going virtual

As director and head curator of the Cornell University Insect Collection, Corrie Moreau has numerous tasks on her to-do list, including one that could last her entire career: digitizing the collection’s 7 million specimens.

‘Making the turn’: from inmate to scholar

Darryl Epps is among the hundreds of men incarcerated in New York who have transformed themselves through the Cornell Prison Education Program. CPEP reduces recidivism and saves taxpayers millions with college behind bars. 

As Taiwan’s president, alumna leads fight against COVID-19

As president of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen, LL.M. ’80, has presided over one of the most successful efforts in the world at containing COVID-19. In this Q&A, she discusses her approach to leadership and Taiwan’s success.

Ripple effect: Cornell helps restore Long Island's shellfish

Cornell Cooperative Extension is leading the largest effort ever to restore native shellfish populations to Long Island, rejuvenating its waters and improving its maritime ecosystem and economy.