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Cornell Atkinson has awarded seven Academic Venture Fund seed grants, totaling $1.1 million, for projects that engage faculty from eight Cornell colleges and 16 academic departments.

In a keynote address June 25, Ronnie Coffman described how Cornell efforts coordinating a global response to a wheat pathogen averted a global food disaster and continues to safeguard wheat around the world.

A Cornell-led team of researchers field-tested 14 active ingredients in insecticides, applied in a variety of methods, to understand the best treatment options against the Allium leafminer, a growing threat to onions, garlic and leeks.

Classics professor Astrid van Oyen's new book is an archaeological study of Roman socio-economics, and how storage could make or break farmers and empires alike in the pre-industrial world.

Cornell has earned a platinum sustainability rating – the top status – from an international group that tracks environmental stewardship for over 1,000 college campuses.

Capro-X, a startup that repurposes dairy waste and began in Cornell Engineering’s Commercialization Fellows program, has received a $724,000 National Science Foundation Phase II award.

Through a partnership between the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability and EDF, four Cornell faculty members have received new grants for regional sustainability projects with global implications.

Virtual events at Cornell include a Russian conversation series; trainings on racism and allyship; a Congressional Black Caucus panel; a COVID-19 bereavement support group and live Alliance for Science talks.

A project led by Kaitlin (Katie) Gold, assistant professor of plant pathology and plant microbe-biology at Cornell AgriTech, to study grape downy mildew has received a $100,000 USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant.