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Bryan Duff awarded 2018 Kathy Berggren Diversity and Inclusion Award

Apr 19, 2018
This year’s event honored more than 40 students and a dozen faculty and staff, including Bryan Duff, senior lecturer in the Department of Development Sociology, who earned the 2018 CALS Kathy Berggren Diversity and Inclusion Award for his commitment to enhancing a positive climate for multicultural diversity. Development Sociology students were also recognized for achievement, including Katie Donnelly Moran who received the Paul Schreurs Memorial Award, and Keshara Senanayake, receiving a CALS Academic Excellence Award. Read more
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Rachel Bezner Kerr chosen as Coordinating Lead Author for Food, IPCC 6th Assessment

Apr 12, 2018
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has invited 721 experts from 90 countries to participate in the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) as Coordinating Lead Authors, Lead Authors and Review Editors. This allows work to start on the next comprehensive assessment of the science related to climate change. Rachel Bezner Kerr has been chosen as a Coordinating Lead Author for Working Group II Chapter 5, on Food, Fiber, and other Ecosystem Products. Read more

Mary Jo Dudley, Annalisa Raymer win ICC grant competition

Apr 11, 2018
Nine projects, many multidisciplinary, are receiving 'Internationalizing Cornell Curriculum' grants totaling approximately $155,000 this year, the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs announced. “The grants support faculty in the development of rigorous, innovative approaches in teaching, learning and research,” said Wendy W. Wolford, vice provost for international affairs.
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John Zinda joins Atkinson Center team on Energy Transitions

Apr 5, 2018
Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future is welcoming five new postdoctoral fellows to campus in an effort to translate Cornell research into sustainable solutions. Collaborating with Cornell’s John Zinda, assistant professor of development sociology, and Peng Ren of Global Environmental Institute, Tyler Harlan’s team will investigate the technologies, practices and models of green development. Read more

Cornell Daily Sun interviews Mary Jo Dudley on Farmworkers Event

Apr 4, 2018
During the final stop on the “Farmworker Movement: From North to South, East to West,” speakers from the Familias Unidas por la Justicia and The Alianza Agricola educated the community about challenges immigrant farmers face in addition to helping some Cornell students with projects they are currently working on. Read more