Recent news from Cornell University
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Swedish medical doctor, academic and statistician Hans Rosling will deliver the Henry E. and Nancy Horton Bartels 2014 World Affairs Fellowship Lecture Sept. 9.
People trust strangers because 'they think they should,' psychologists at Cornell and Cologne universities say.
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.
Community engagement is the key for an energetic team of Cornell undergraduates working to build an inclusive-education school in earthquake-ravaged Haiti.
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.
A partnership between International Programs in Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is training African students in advanced cassava breeding.
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.
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.
At a Washington, D.C., panel April 1, Cornell faculty and alumni experts considered whether U.S. power is in decline.
Economist James Berry studied previous education reform efforts in India and identified reforms that produce results.