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Pale and black swallow-wort are rapidly invading fields and forests across the Northeast, including New York, but a moth from the Ukraine holds promise to keep the weed in check.

New York state high school students came to campus June 29 for the New York Youth Institute, an ambitious program that aims to build a core of young leaders to battle hunger around the world.

Ruth Richardson, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, this summer is testing a water-monitoring system that could cut the time state swim areas are closed from 30 hours to 90 minutes.

The robust startup scene in Ithaca helps diversify the region’s economy, speakers said at the “State of Ithaca’s Startup Economy” event, hosted by the business incubator Rev: Ithaca Startup Works.

More than 500 middle and high school students from across New York gathered at Cornell’s Ithaca campus June 26-28 to participate in workshops taught by Cornell faculty, staff and graduate students during the annual 4-H Career Explorations conference.

Cornell researchers have released samurai wasps on 24 farms throughout New York to test how well they control brown marmorated stink bugs, an agricultural and household pest.

Every other Friday, individuals incarcerated at the Queensboro Correctional Facility take the Know Your Employment Rights course on employment rights taught by the ILR Labor and Employment Law Program.

Erie County officials shared initiatives focused on sustainability and economic growth, quality of life and building strong communities with faculty at a recent roundtable.

Biological Energy, a company based in Ithaca, has developed technology that has the potential to revolutionize wastewater treatment.