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Baker Institute celebrates 70 years of discoveries

The Baker Institute for Animal Health has evolved and grown since its founding 70 years ago, and its breakthroughs regarding canine infectious diseases have established it as a global center for animal health research.

ILR School held its first classes 75 years ago

A brand-new school at Cornell opened 75 years ago, Nov. 5, 1945, as the ILR School’s first students streamed into Warren Hall on the Ag Quad for Introduction to Industrial Relations.

$2M grant supports more sustainable path for organic farmers

Organic crop farmers in the Northeast and Upper Midwest are facing an increasing number of challenges related to climate change and invasive pests, but a $2 million grant from the USDA will help them find sustainable solutions.

Tool tracks COVID cases within NY school district boundaries

The ILR School has launched the NYS School District COVID-19 Tracker, an interactive, web-based mapping application that combines multiple sources of data on COVID-19, demographics and related topics by school district.

Social scientists win award for rural population studies

Cornell social scientists were part of a team that won the National Excellence in Multistate Research Award from the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and the United States Department of Agriculture.

CHESS receives $32.6M from NSF for new X-ray beamline

The National Science Foundation has awarded the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source $32.6 million to build a High Magnetic Field beamline, which will allow researchers to conduct precision X-ray studies of materials in persistent magnetic fields.

Engineering startups harness Cornell’s entrepreneurial energy

Students and faculty in the College of Engineering are leveraging the university’s robust entrepreneurial ecosystem to launch a variety of tech startups.

Cornell donates 37 tons of produce to fight food insecurity

This year, with many people struggling due to COVID-19, Cornell faculty, staff and students facilitated the donation of more than 37 tons of food from farms run by Cornell AES to feed families in need.

University’s thriving business incubators, accelerators take off

Cornell’s network of business incubators and accelerators have developed into a growing and robust entrepreneurial engine nurtured with resources, training and mentorship that help faculty, research staff and graduate students launch marketable ideas and technologies.

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