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Cornell’s Office of Engagement Initiatives celebrated students’ work from this academic year online at the Community Engagement Showcase 2020.

Mary Jo Dudley, an expert in farmworker issues, talks about how the pandemic has underlined the importance of farmworkers, who are crucial to maintaining the country’s food supply.

Students reflected on their learning experiences and future goals in community engagement as they completed a leadership certificate program this spring.

A new study on bees, plants and landscapes in upstate New York sheds light on how bee pathogens spread, offering possible clues for what farmers could do to improve bee health.

Plant biologist Michael Scanlon received a $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation Plant Genome Research Program to continue his research on the process of shoot development in maize.

The proliferation of medical misinformation on social media and the human experience of social distancing are among the pandemic-related topics to receive rapid response grants from the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability.

Wheat scientists from China, Ethiopia, Germany, India and Uruguay have been honored by the Cornell's Borlaug Global Rust Initiative as Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum Early Career awardees.

Lively Run Goat Dairy of Interlaken, New York, co-owned by Dave Messmer ’17, is doing its part to help those in the region struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Alejandro Calixto, formerly head of the Florida Research Center for Corteva Agriscience, will begin May 16 as the new director of New York State Integrated Pest Management.