The Contribution Project returns to Cornell, expands to two SUNYs

Applications are open for the Contribution Project, a program that grants $400 each to undergraduates with ideas for how to make a difference in the world.

Pandemic linked to 14% increase in underweight children in India

Malnutrition of Indian children rose dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition.

Einaudi researcher looks to world for lessons on US democracy

Paul Friesen is using his international lens to monitor threats to democracy in the United States and around the world as democratic threats and resilience postdoctoral fellow at the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies.

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Global Cornell opens call for proposals to imagine better future

Cornell researchers have the opportunity to take a long stride toward an alternative future full of possibility, with support from Global Cornell’s new Global Grand Challenge: The Future. On Jan. 29 Global Cornell opened what will be the initiative’s only call for proposals.

Structural study points the way to better malaria drugs

Structural insights into a potent antimalarial drug candidate’s interaction with a malaria parasite have paved the way for drug-resistant malaria therapies, according to a new study by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and Van Andel Institute.

Democratic decline a global phenomenon, even in wealthy nations

Democratic backsliding is occurring in an unprecedented number of wealthy countries once thought immune to such forces – the United States among them, finds a new analysis led by Cornell political scientists.

Most of the land humans need to thrive is unprotected

More than 80% of global land area needed to maintain human well-being and meet biodiversity targets is at risk of conflict with human development, according to a new study led by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Digitized images illuminate U.S. colonial period in the Philippines

A Cornell graduate student partners with library experts to create an online collection of images of the Philippines during the early days of American annexation.

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Self-portraits give voice to vulnerable Cambodian fishing communities

A new study, which brought together Cornell researchers, Cambodian fishers and Cambodian researchers, had study participants take photos that researchers then use to facilitate interviews and group discussions during which the subjects share their life experiences and perspectives.