Cornell awarded $15M to lead NSF I-Corps Hub

Cornell has been awarded a $15 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to lead a newly established Innovation Corps Hub that will support science and technology entrepreneurship in rural regions.

Grow-NY startups foster progress and collaboration

The startups vying for $3 million in prize money at this year’s Grow-NY Food and Agriculture Competition aren’t just bringing revolutionary innovations to market, and working to solve the problems confronting agri-food systems – winners are required to make a positive impact on the region, too.

Droplet-shaped sculptures kick off Year of Water

Turning on a faucet for a drink rarely elicits deep thoughts on how the water got there. But two new Water Resources Institute “water drops” are packed with a torrent of information.

New York at Work report explores opportunities, challenges

New kinds of job opportunities abound in the cannabis and clean energy industries, and justice-involved people, people with disabilities and others can benefit from improved wages and training, according to the ILR School’s New York at Work report, published Aug. 30.

NYS, Cornell launch new grapevine certification program

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, in partnership with Cornell AgriTech, has launched a revitalized grapevine certification program to provide growers in New York and North America with clean, virus-tested plant material verified by the most stringent testing standards in the world.

State leaders seek farm bill feedback during AgriTech visit

Public investment in agricultural research supports farmers, food security, economic development and environmental sustainability, Cornell researchers told New York Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado during a tour Aug. 26 of Cornell AgriTech facilities in Geneva, New York.

Poll: Cost of living is biggest concern for NYS residents

The most important issues in New York state are the cost of living and crime, according to results of the Empire State Poll, which provides empirical evidence that informs Cornell faculty research across an array of domains.

Students bring animal science to the public

This summer, visitors to Ithaca’s Sciencenter, a hands-on children’s museum, took part in a special exhibit made possible by a new collaboration between the museum, the State University of New York College at Cortland and Cornell’s Department of Animal Science.

NYC symposium addresses solutions for inequities

Members of Cornell’s Action Research Collaborative joined representatives from New York City agencies at a symposium Aug. 11 to discuss innovative new solutions aimed at dismantling the systemic racism that has led to inequities around food, nutrition, education, health and employment.