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Scientists aim to broaden knowledge of volcanoes

A research team from Cornell’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences has received a $1.4 million grant from NASA to lead a study of how volcanic ash from past eruptions affected the Earth.

Global Cornell project seeks stories of race, racism

Race and Racism Across Borders is an opportunity for Cornell students and alumni to join a campus conversation about global experiences of race. The initiative is sponsored by Global Cornell.

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Alum’s film to be available for online sneak peek Oct. 16

Director Robert H. Lieberman ’62 takes viewers on a journey into the vast and little-known country of Mongolia in his new film, “Echoes of the Empire: Beyond Genghis Khan.” A one-week online sneak peek begins Oct. 16.

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Cornell’s Adult University hosting 2020 election seminar

Cornell’s Adult University is hosting free and pay-to-view live online seminars open to the public this fall, beginning with “The 2020 Presidential Election – an Online Seminar.”

Migrations research highlights human impacts on environment

Ecologists Aaron Rice and Amanda Rodewald are working with Migrations: A Global Grand Challenge, part of Global Cornell, to understand how human impacts and activities affect animals and the ecosystems we all share.

Report: Plant science must innovate over next 10 years

The Plant Science Research Network presents an action plan for its researchers to maximize their impact on pressing global issues such as human health and climate change.

Book profiles Jewish director as a leader in Egyptian cinema

In her new book, “Togo Mizrahi and the Making of Egyptian Cinema,” professor Deborah Starr reintroduces Mizrahi’s films and career, arguing that he and his work deserve a prominent place in Egyptian cinema history.

Centers of Innovation will spur global crop development

Cornell’s Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement announces $4 million in funding to launch four Centers of Innovation aimed at developing more resilient, nutritious crops.

NSF to fund study on far-reaching algal bloom impacts

The NSF has awarded a $1.5 million grant for Cornell researchers to study the health dangers, changes in the lake food web and socioeconomic challenges when these algal blooms produce toxins.