How do we nourish people and the planet?

As the world population grows and climate change threatens agriculture and global food systems, researchers across Cornell CALS are reimagining agri-food systems for the 21st century.

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Cornell, Mexoxo to empower 70,000 learners worldwide

Cornell and global nonprofit Mexoxo have teamed up to provide access to skills-based instruction in leadership, entrepreneurship, time management and career exploration to 70,000 women in the United States, Latin America and international refugee communities.

$9.9M Bezos grant for virtual fencing combats climate change

The Bezos Earth Fund grant will support a project developing low-cost virtual livestock fencing that would benefit farmers and animals, improve public health in developing countries and combat climate change.

New Beebe Lake seating area honors Hu Shih

While a student at Cornell, Hu Shih 1914 imagined and later led a literary movement resulting in the adoption of a common, accessible language in China. The language reforms that emerged with Hu Shih at Cornell went on to change an entire nation. A stone bench and interpretive sign invite community members to the northwest corner of Beebe Lake, where they can learn more about Hu Shih.

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Critical metal needs rise while cars, trucks decarbonize

As automobile electrification speeds up, the world faces a need for critical metals to make these vehicles possible, with high demand setting off economic snags and supply-chain hitches.

Marriott president, CEO describes leading in a changing world

In a conversation with President Martha E. Pollack, as part of the university’s Hatfield Lecture, Marriott president and CEO Anthony Capuano ’87 talked about how humility and listening are crucial elements of leadership.

Bilingual panel to highlight Myanmar’s anti-military movement

Millions of people in Myanmar have risen up against military rule since a coup d’état in February 2021 removed the country’s democratically elected leader from office — the topic of a March 27 panel discussion on “People in Revolt: The State of the Anti-Military Movement in Myanmar.”

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New College Scholars research climate, health care, legal interpretation

Twenty sophomores in the College of Arts & Sciences will design their own interdisciplinary courses of study as the newest members of the Robert S. Harrison College Scholar Program.

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Panel explores architectural innovations in rural China

The Cornell China Center in Beijing kicked off the 2023 Preston H. Thomas Memorial Symposium with a panel of Chinese architects whose work repurposes local materials and cultural practices for new architectural methods.

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