Bumblebee research sparks rapid industry change

A Cornell study that revealed commercial eastern common bumblebee hives pose a threat to their wild counterparts has led one major pollination company to quickly adapt the bumblebee hive boxes they ship to growers.

Rochester farm brings opportunity, joy to at-risk young adults

Just north of some of the most challenged neighborhoods in Rochester, a small farm is flourishing – and providing more than just food.

Students, experts collaborate on global development solutions

The Humphrey PACT Program promotes research collaboration between undergraduates and Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows, midcareer professionals specialized in agriculture, rural development and natural resource management, who spend one year at Cornell for professional development.

Polson Institute funds collaborative research in global development

The Polson Institute for Global Development announced its new Spring 2023 grants to support research at the intersection of Global Development’s signature strengths in wellbeing and inclusion; environmental sustainability; and food and nutritional security. 

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PALSA Conference: Unleashing Agricultural Research Potential at CHESS

The Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) is set to host the Pan American Light Sources for Agriculture conference (PALSA) July 11-14.  Registration is still open. 

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John Kingsbury, Shoals Marine Laboratory founder, dies at 94

John Kingsbury, professor emeritus of botany, who developed a small island in the Gulf of Maine into an living classroom for students eager to learn about the sea, died May 27 in Vermont.

Cornellian UN climate authors warn of ‘extreme’ risk to people, food systems

As world governments prepare the first-ever Global Stocktake, assessing whether they are living up to climate targets, Cornellians’ research is playing a critical role. 

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Students ‘Learning by Leading’ in the Cornell Botanic Gardens

Cornell Botanic Gardens’ Learning by Leading program is an engaged learning initiative launched in 2021 to support a new generation of environmental leaders. 

Free summer events feature lectures, outdoor concerts

The 2023 Free Summer Events Series at Cornell will offer a fresh mix of entertainment and education open to the public. Presented by the School of Continuing Education (SCE), the events take place at 7 p.m. on select Wednesdays and Fridays, July 7 through July 28.

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