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Lead New York announces new class of leaders in food, agriculture and natural resource sectors

Lead New York, a leadership development program for adult professionals in the food, agriculture and natural resource sectors, has announced the members of its 19th class.

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Research partnership supports NYS families fighting opioids

A grant extension will continue work by a team of Cornell researchers and community partners to reduce the risk of opioid abuse for low-income youth and families.

To better protect food, place rodent traps near warmth, shelter

Food distribution centers can protect the food supply more effectively by setting traps near features that attract rodents, rather than a set distance apart, a new Cornell-led study found.

$10M grant funds study of dairy’s carbon footprint

The funding aims to help the U.S. dairy industry become carbon neutral while supporting farmers’ livelihoods and will measure greenhouse gas emissions at a working New York dairy.

Software tool breathes life into post-COVID office airflow

As offices spring back to life, interior space designers and architects will soon have an easy planning tool to efficiently diagram workplace airflow.

ILR School curriculum changes to begin in fall ’22

In the fall of 2022, the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations plans to implement its most substantive undergraduate curriculum changes in over 30 years.

Report: Ithaca economy shouldn’t return to business as usual

In a report for Tompkins County, the ILR School’s Ithaca Co-Lab recommends workforce strategies to reduce racial disparities, remove barriers to work and prioritize living-wage jobs.

‘Go-getter’ director nurtures McGovern incubator to maturity

When Lou Walcer ’74 stepped into the new business incubator in Weill Hall 10 years ago, he saw opportunity. Now, the center has enjoyed a decade of success.

Recycling next-generation solar panels fosters green planet

Designing a recycling strategy for a new generation of photovoltaic solar cells will add a strong dose of environmental friendliness to a green industry.