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Students’ vaccine videos go viral

Doctoral students Rob Swanda and Juliana González-Tobón have taken the internet by storm with their videos that take some of the mystery out of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Jenny Goldstein named faculty fellow at Cornell Center for Social Sciences

Jenny Goldstein, an assistant professor of global development in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been named a 2021-22 faculty fellow in the Cornell Center for Social Sciences to develop an ambitious research project focused on environmental rehabilitation in Indonesia.

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How human behavior is reshaping the world

As an environmental sociologist and professor of global development, Jack Zinda is analyzing global challenges surrounding relationships between human groups and environments from rural communities in China to metropolitan areas straddling the Hudson River in New York State. 

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Porciello to join journal editorial committee at Data & Policy

Jaron Porciello, an information and data scientist in the Department of Global Development, has been named as an area editor for Data & Policy, an open access journal dedicated to the potential of data science to address important policy challenges.

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Good sport: Squash alum introduces new players to Big Red

Cornell squash champion Aditya Jagtap ’15 is helping young players in India understand college recruiting – and giving the Big Red an invaluable resource 7,755 miles away.

Gov. John Kasich to speak at forum on Feb. 17

John R. Kasich, governor of Ohio from 2011 to 2019, will share insights about the future of the Republican party in a virtual event with the Cornell community on Feb. 17.

Seminar series addresses grand challenge of climate change

University-wide seminar provides important views on the critical issue of climate change, drawing from many perspectives and disciplines.

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Biofortified foods fuel healthy microbiome, combat malnutrition

New research from Elad Tako, associate professor of food science, shows that iron and zinc in biofortified foods, such as beans and wheat, can improve the health of gut bacteria and reduce the risk of malnutrition.

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Gift supports Cornell’s Tanzanian cassava efforts

A $2.65 million gift to support Cornell and partner research in Tanzania will improve distribution of new and more resistant varieties of cassava while empowering women and marginalized groups in the East African nation.