Cornell Humphrey program director Peter Gregory to retire

Peter Gregory, who for more than a decade supported cadres of international leaders through the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program at CALS, will retire June 30.

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Greening food preservation nourishes the environment

As consumers want fewer food preservatives and less plastic waste, Cornell scientists have created a bioderived polymer that helps salad dressings and beverages last longer in the fridge.

NY high schoolers tackle food security issues at Cornell event

Forty-six high school students from 17 high schools across New York state came to the Cornell campus March 25 for discussions around innovative solutions to food security and climate change challenges.

Global expert to explore post-COVID food systems

Global food systems expert Johan Swinnen, Ph.D. ’92, will explore lessons learned during the pandemic and the steps needed to prevent a hunger catastrophe in the first talk of a new speaker series dedicated to confronting the world’s most urgent and complex challenges.

Skill, training gaps are obstacles for NYS cannabis workforce

Cannabis employers see lack of training and skills, as well as lack of awareness of career opportunities, as two of the largest obstacles to achieving social equity in the adult-use market.

Easy test can see if breeding bulls have the right stuff

Forget sending bull semen out for complicated laboratory tests to learn whether the agricultural animal is virile. Cornell scientists have developed a faster, easier microfluidics method.

Students sharpen their culinary skills in new Discovery Kitchen

Students are now taking classes the Discovery Kitchen, a state-of-the-art teaching space built into the ground floor of Toni Morrison Hall on North Campus.

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Deserts ‘breathe’ water vapor, study shows

A Cornell-designed probe shows how water vapor penetrates powders and grains – a finding that could have wide-ranging applications in pharmaceutical research, agriculture and food processing, and planetary exploration.

Student grants serve communities from New York to Ethiopia

Students aim to reduce aviation emissions, support farmworkers and improve a New York animal shelter with the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement’s Serve in Place awards.