U.S. Trade Ambassador provides “candid” thoughts in ILR webinar

Cornell researchers and Ambassador Katherine Tai discussed the impact of U.S trade policy on working Americans.

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Experts: Ukraine war puts world in ‘uncharted territory’

Clarity about the goals of sanctions against Russia will be key to attempts to de-escalate the conflict, Cornell faculty experts said during a March 4 panel discussion.

Gender research points way towards more inclusive agricultural systems

Four new studies explore lessons learned from the first five years of the Gender-responsive Researchers Equipped for Agricultural Transformation (GREAT) project.

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Nobel laureates show support for Ukraine

A letter signed by 163 Nobel Prize laureates, and drafted by Cornell Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann, condemned Russia’s attack on Ukraine and expressed support for the Ukrainian people.

Statement of President Martha E. Pollack on War in Ukraine

President Pollack says the administration has reached out to both Ukrainian and Russian students to offer support and resources.

Cornell’s UN climate author warns of ‘rapidly closing window’

In a global cautionary tale, the UN’s IPCC has a new climate change report written by Cornell’s Rachel Bezner Kerr and 270 others, to pull our planet from dire environmental ruin.

New initiative to confront taro leaf blight in Nigeria

Researchers in Nigeria are on a mission to upend taro leaf blight (TLB) epidemics across West Africa. The infectious plant disease attacks the leaves of taro, which has historically reduced taro yields by up to 50% and leaf yield losses of up to 95%.

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Ex-Ukraine ambassador offers gloomy view, sliver of hope

At a Cornell event on Feb. 22, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor said Russian President Vladimir Putin appears intent on provoking a “horrific conflict,” but that he holds out hope for a diplomatic path that would avert all-out war.

Former ambassador to discuss crisis in Ukraine

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor will discuss the latest developments in a region he knows well, at a virtual event on Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m.