Turner Fellows to advance agricultural development research at Cornell

Eight graduate students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) arrived at Cornell in August as the inaugural cohort of Thomas Wyatt Turner Fellows, as participants in a one-year program designed to support next-generation leaders in inclusive and sustainable agricultural development.

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From methane to microbes: 2030 Project conveys first grants

Eleven 2030 Project grants were awarded to Cornell faculty for an array of fast-track climate solutions, including tools to help New York communities reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

At global turning point, economists take stock of 100 years of development

Major figures in world economics will gather in Ithaca Sept. 15-17 to re-think the foundations of economics and the nature of regulation – with particular care for the environment.

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Global Hubs deepens networks between Cornell and world

An ambitious and innovative new initiative expands opportunities for faculty, alumni and students across the university to engage with 20 partner universities in 11 locations, while also welcoming international students here. 

Caribbean reparations leader Beckles to speak Sept. 16

Sir Hilary Beckles, a leader in the global movement for slavery reparations, will speak at Cornell on September 16.

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A&S panel considers global impacts of war in Ukraine

Prominent journalists with expertise in Europe and Russia will join Cornell professors to discuss the global implications of the war in Ukraine during the upcoming event “Aftershocks: Geopolitics since the Ukraine invasion,” on Sept. 22.

Afghan students – now Cornellians – look to future

Nine Afghan undergraduates from Bangladesh-based Asian University for Women, who fled their country after the Taliban took control in August 2021, have been admitted as Cornell students with full financial aid.

A.D. White Professors are named; fall visits announced

An acclaimed historian of the Caribbean and a multidisciplinary professor of the built environment have been appointed the newest A.D. White Professors-at-Large. Three full visits and three “mini” visits are planned for this semester.

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August Zambia conference celebrated “intellectual giant” Ndulo

The Institute for African Development (IAD), part of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, and the Southern African Institute for Policy and Research (SAIPAR) honored Muna Ndulo, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of International and Comparative Law, Cornell Law School, at an August conference celebrating his influence as a legal scholar, constitutional advisor, academic leader and expert in international law and development.

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