For its work bringing thousands of people in Honduras safe, clean drinking water, Cornell's AguaClara research team has been honored with a 2012 Katerva Award.
Cornell ranks No. 4 in producing Peace Corps volunteers among medium-sized colleges and universities nationwide, according to the 2013 Peace Corps' annual ranking.
Americans can expect more heat waves, heavy downpours, floods and droughts, sea level rise and ocean acidification, according to a climate report that included two Cornell researchers as lead authors.
Cornell's Christine Leuenberger found herself in the midst of the most recent chapter of the Israel-Palestine wars and talked to people on both sides about their experiences.
A partnership with SRI-Rice at Cornell and a local organization has made crop cultivation methodology available to farmers in Mali despite the outbreak of war.
Following a workshop he led in Kenya, Mukoma Wa Ngugi hopes to foster further dialogue between academic writers and journalists, using concepts of literary and cultural theory and criticism.
About 50 students involved with the Cornell University Sustainable Design group are working to research, design and build an affordable sustainable model home in Nicaragua.
Twenty-seven students from Brazil have arrived on campus for a year of study in engineering, life sciences, film and other fields, as part of an initiative funded by the Brazilian government.
Anthropologist Stacey Langwick will use a National Science Foundation grant to study how new global intellectual property policies affect ownership of traditional medicine in Tanzania.