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Global warming culprit-nations likely to change by 2030

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:07pm
While developed countries have long been blamed for Earth’s rising greenhouse gas emissions, Cornell researchers now predict when developing countries will contribute more to climate change than advanced societies: 2030.
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Summer course trains experts in WHO policies

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 4:07pm
Experts are at Cornell July 7-18 for training in World Health Organization procedures to inform WHO’s recommendations for nutrition and public health policy.
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Pest attacks can lead to bigger crop yields

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 3:06pm
Researchers are studying how to harness potato plants’ natural response to environmental stress to develop a sustainable pest control strategy that increases crop yields and reduces insect damage.
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Atkinson Center awards $1.4 million to new projects

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 3:06pm
Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future gives $1.4 million from their Academic Venture Fund to 12 new scientific projects. The awards were culled from a record-setting 49 proposals.
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Johnson to offer bilingual MBAs with Chinese university

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 4:06pm
The only dual MBA program to be offered in English and Mandarin will launch next year in a partnership between Johnson and China's Tsinghua University.
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Hans Rosling is 2014 Bartels World Affairs Fellow

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 2:05pm
Swedish medical doctor, academic and statistician Hans Rosling will deliver the Henry E. and Nancy Horton Bartels 2014 World Affairs Fellowship Lecture Sept. 9.
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Psychology study explains why strangers trust

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 8:05pm
People trust strangers because 'they think they should,' psychologists at Cornell and Cologne universities say.
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Language fosters global citizenship, student says

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 8:05pm
Economics student Eric Krasnow ’15 wrote in Spanish about his Cornell Abroad experience in Spain for an essay contest, and will present his essay at a United Nations youth forum June 27 in New York City.
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Undergrad marshals resources to build school in Haiti

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 5:05pm
Community engagement is the key for an energetic team of Cornell undergraduates working to build an inclusive-education school in earthquake-ravaged Haiti.
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Einaudi Center announces spring grants

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 4:05pm
The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies has awarded 11 seed grants and 11 small grants to faculty from five Cornell colleges in its spring 2014 grant competitions.
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African students learn advanced cassava breeding skills

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 2:05pm
A partnership between International Programs in Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is training African students in advanced cassava breeding.
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First cohort of International Faculty Fellows chosen

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 5:05pm
Faculty members Andrea Bachner, Victoria Beard, Saurabh Mehta and Daniel Selva will start three-year terms this summer as Cornell’s first cohort of International Faculty Fellows with the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies.
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African writer talks 'Politics and Struggle' April 17

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 4:04pm
On April 17, Ngugi wa Thiong'o will share his thoughts in a discussion, “The Barrel of a Pen: Politics and Struggle in African Writing,” at 5 p.m. at the Africana Studies and Research Center, 310 Triphammer Road.
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Foreign policy experts assess U.S. power at D.C. panel

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:04pm
At a Washington, D.C., panel April 1, Cornell faculty and alumni experts considered whether U.S. power is in decline.
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Economist identifies useful education reforms in India

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 3:04pm
Economist James Berry studied previous education reform efforts in India and identified reforms that produce results.
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