Cornell Atkinson Advances Four Joint Research Projects, Deepens EDF Partnership

The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability and Environmental Defense Fund collaborate on four Innovation for Impact Fund (IIF) awards to foster creative collisions that provoke large-scale, long-term change.

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Chasing data: Astronomers race to explore ancient galaxies

At a dizzying elevation in Chile, two astronomers had only hours left to collect data from light that had taken 11.5 billion years to reach Earth.

Panel: Drone warfare is increasingly sophisticated, deadly

Policymakers, legislators and military strategists must prepare for the consequences of other countries and actors such as the Islamic State using drones, according to panelists in a Cornell discussion March 14.

Teams take a crack at world food issues at digital ag hackathon

Students from 28 fields across six different schools gathered at the fourth annual Digital Agriculture Hackathon, March 11-13, to find solutions to global food system issues while competing for cash prizes.

Enrollment now open for Summer Session 2022

Students are invited to enroll now for Cornell’s Summer Session where they can earn up to 15 credits. Courses are offered online, on campus and around the world in three-, six- and eight-week sessions between May 31 and August 2, 2022.

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Event to provide resources, insight on war in Ukraine

Faculty experts and Ukrainian students will speak about how the Russian invasion of Ukraine threatens lives, the post–Cold War international order and the stability of the global economy at an event March 17 at 4:30 p.m.

Tint of life: Color catalog built to find frozen worlds

As ground-based and space telescopes improve, astronomers need a color-coded guide to compare Earth’s biological microbes to cold, distant exoplanets to grasp their composition.

When No One Believes: How a Law School Clinic Helped Asylum Seeker Get Second Chance

Three students from Cornell Law School’s Asylum and Convention Against Torture Clinic have been able to give an asylum seeker from Cameroon a rare second chance to prove he should be eligible to stay in the United States.  

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Heat stress for cattle may cost billions by century’s end

Globally, by the end of this century low-income cattle farmers in poor countries may face financial loss between $15 to $40 billion annually, due to looming climate change.