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New research grants support Ithaca-area communities

Cornell faculty and students are teaming up with community partners in Tompkins County to address opioid use, increase food security, build a greener construction industry and share stories of Ithaca’s Black history pioneers.

CCMR JumpStart program to fund two NYS companies

Two New York state companies have been chosen to participate this spring in the Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart Program, through which they will collaborate with faculty members to develop and improve their products.

Migration not seen as solution by those in flood zones

In coastal regions of the Philippines, ties to the community motivate most people to stay in their homes despite the risks of frequent, severe floods, Cornell research finds.

Dimensional Energy emerges as $20M Carbon X Prize finalist

Dimensional Energy – a McGovern Center startup that converts carbon dioxide via sunshine into eco-friendly aviation fuel – is a finalist for the $20 million Carbon X Prize.

NYS farm outlook: scarce labor, higher wages in ’21

Richard Stup, agricultural workforce specialist, analyzed the key issues facing New York state farmers this year during Dyson's 2021 Agricultural and Food Business Outlook Conference, held virtually Jan. 25.

Buffalo Co-Lab announces visiting activist scholars

A pair of public interest lawyers will teach a course that look at the roles community members and groups can play in public policy negotiations.

Around Cornell

Hochul sees brighter days ahead for upstate economy

As New Yorkers emerge from the pandemic’s economic morass, New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul acknowledged a tough path ahead, but shared hope for the state’s future at Cornell’s annual town-gown regional meeting.

New Cherry Ember tomato reveals striped charm, bright flavor

Cornell AgriTech releases a new variety of heirloom tomato, dubbed Cherry Ember, which stands out for its striking colors, bright flavors, high yield and tough-to-crack skin.

Cornell to help train state’s pioneering public health corps

Cornell is partnering with New York state and Northwell Health System to develop and train the nation’s first state public health corps, which will support COVID-19 vaccination and improve long-term public health outcomes.