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Bangladeshi eggplant farmers reap rewards via genetics

Farmers in Bangladesh achieved significantly higher yields and revenues by growing insect-resistant, genetically engineered eggplant, a new Cornell study has found.

Cornell welcomes all alumni to virtual Reunion June 5-6

Cornell’s Virtual Reunion will be a celebration for all classes this year, with more than 80 events bringing Cornellians together from around the world.

Saving the planet, one shade-grown cup at a time

Ecologist and conservation biologist Amanda Rodewald studies birds and the ecosystems on which they depend, looking for the best outcomes for people and the planet. This approach turned her attention to coffee farms.

Students, faculty make art in the time of coronavirus

Faculty and students have responded to the global COVID-19 pandemic with a variety of creative work, from poetry and drawing to sonic collage.

Merrill Scholars near and far honor their teachers, mentors

Thirty-five outstanding seniors were recognized as 2020 Merrill Presidential Scholars, an honor they share with the teachers and professors who inspired them and contributed to their academic development.

Einaudi-funded Ph.D. students think globally, act remotely

This year, a new cohort of 16 Ph.D. students in the Einaudi-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program must adapt to the obstacles brought on by the global pandemic.

Global Big Day bird-watching event sets world record

Birdwatchers participating in Global Big Day, organized by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, set a world record on May 9 by documenting 2.1 million bird observations.

Essentials

Library webinar series ends with COVID-19 response panel

“Three Chinese Academic Libraries’ Experiences during the COVID-19 Outbreak” was the final installment of “Academic Libraries for Sustainable Development Goals,” a four-part webinar series organized by Cornell University Library.

Students reflect on engaged experiences, leadership

Students reflected on their learning experiences and future goals in community engagement as they completed a leadership certificate program this spring.