Sim City for food science takes on Listeria outbreaks

October 14, 2021 Cornell University 0

Researchers from Cornell are blending food science expertise and computer programming savvy to help the food industry stop Listeria outbreaks. Listeriosis, an infection caused by eating food contaminated by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, causes approximately 260 deaths and 1,600 infections each year. If certain foods aren’t pasteurized, cooked thoroughly enough Read More


Students teach NYC teens about food systems, justice

October 11, 2021 Cornell University 0

A recent study brought together Cornell students and faculty and New York City teenagers to explore how nutrition education can improve nutrition and promote positive youth development in places with little or no access to healthy, affordable food. Over the course of 12 sessions, researchers in the lab of Tashara Read More


Free online course teaches agricultural resilience

October 4, 2021 Cornell University 0

A new online course on resilience in agriculture provides agricultural professionals from across the globe with cutting-edge insights into one of the most critical interdisciplinary topics in crop improvement. The free course from the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement (ILCI) opens opportunities for scientists and agricultural development Read More


Collaboration plants seeds for cultural, biological conservation

September 30, 2021 Cornell University 0

A campus collaboration with the Gayogo̱hó:nǫ’ (Cayuga Nation) seeks to conserve biodiversity and simultaneously safeguard human cultural values and traditions – including language – that depend on these natural resources. Cornell Botanic Gardens and faculty of the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program (AIISP), in the College of Agriculture and Read More


Global Development welcomes MPS class of 2022

September 29, 2021 Cornell University 0

Cornell Global Development is pleased to announce its Master of Professional Studies (MPS) class of 2022. This year’s program will provide in-depth training to more than two dozen students who are mid-career professionals, scholars and aspiring development professionals from more than ten countries across the globe. Each student brings a Read More


Cooperative Extension in NYC: ‘Uniquely suited to help’

September 15, 2021 Cornell University 0

To help boost COVID-19 vaccinations, Cornell Cooperative Extension educators are meeting New Yorkers where they are – whether that means church congregations, neighborhood listservs or parking lots where undocumented day laborers gather to find work. “There will be hundreds of people at these parking lot locations waiting for someone to Read More