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CHE professor testifies on the state of nutrition in the US

On Nov. 2, Angela Odoms-Young testified before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on the state of nutrition in the U.S. She highlighted racial inequities in health and nutrition caused by social, political and structural inequalities.

Seed to Supper sows confidence while addressing food insecurity

Over 2.9 million New Yorkers across the state — a third of whom are children — rely on food assistance programs. Even temporary food insecurity can be discouraging and disempowering for families — a hard lesson many learned…

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Radio interview discusses elections, voting and public service

Cornell undergraduate and Ithaca Common Council Ward 4 Alderperson Patrick Mehler, ILR '23, discusses the importance of elections, voting and public service on Election Day.

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Bitcoin mining yields climate chaos, faculty tell NYS Assembly

Four Cornell faculty testified to the NYS Assembly Oct. 27 on how firing up once-shuttered carbon-based power plants – to process cryptocurrency – could pause environmental progress.

Scientists bring efficiency to expanding offshore wind energy

Cornell research shows how to make offshore wind farms more efficient in the face of impending rapid expansion, as the U.S. Department of the Interior plans leasing federal waters.

Upgraded facility to study dairy industry emissions

Four climate-controlled respiration chambers will be built in the Large Animal Research and Teaching Unit to study gas exchange of dairy cattle and other livestock with the goal of reducing emissions.

Veterinary students take deep dive into Finger Lakes dog show world

The Wine Country Circuit is one of the largest dog show circuits in the country and a unique learning opportunity for Cornell veterinary students, who shadowed mentors, exhibitors and field veterinarians Oct. 2.

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Cornell experts to discuss food, ag trends at Grow-NY Summit

“A Call For Innovation: New York’s Agrifood System,” a report published this past spring by Cornell’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement, is the basis for the topics to be addressed at this year’s Grow-NY Summit, slated to bring food and ag innovators together at the Syracuse Oncenter on Nov. 16-17.

New department unites veterinary medicine and public health

The College of Veterinary Medicine launched its new Department of Public and Ecosystem Health Oct. 25 after extensive campus consultation. This is the college’s sixth academic department and its first new department in more than 20 years.