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Cornell SC Johnson College of Business Partners with the Mastercard Foundation on Educational and Training Initiative in Rwanda

SC Johnson College of Business to train young Rwandans in hospitality and tourism industries
23-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Online Tech Is Changing the Dynamics of Gift-Giving

Online gift-giving is spreading in social networks and causing people to give more gifts – online and in person – according to a new study led by René Kizilcec, Cornell University assistant professor of information science. About half of these...
21-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

So Close, Yet So Far: Making Climate Impacts Feel Nearby May Not Inspire Action

Jonathon Schuldt, assistant professor of communication at Cornell University, says it is possible to make faraway climate impacts feel closer. But that doesn’t automatically inspire the American public to express greater support for policies that...
19-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cornell to Collaborate with Vingroup to Establish VinUniversity in Hanoi, Vietnam

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University announced plans March 13 to collaborate with Vingroup, Vietnam’s largest property developer, in establishing a world-class teaching and research institution, VinUniversity. The campus for this private, nonprofit...
16-Mar-2018 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cornell Center for Health Equity Established

ITHACA, N.Y. – Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell’s Ithaca campus have established a new center to better understand why health outcomes vary among demographic groups. Through partnerships with communities in New York City and...
16-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Correcting Rare Crop Mutations Key to Improved Harvests

New research reveals that even the highest performing maize crops contain rare harmful mutations that limit crop productivity.
16-Mar-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Starfish Cold Case Reopens, Climate Change Remains Suspect

As ocean temperatures rise and oceanic diseases proliferate, species like sea stars struggle to survive, and scientists are looking for underlying causes. To bring clarity to the sea star disease problem, the scientists propose a new, broad...
13-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

It’s Mostly Luck, Not Pluck, That Determines Lifetime Reproductive Success

Can one seedling, or one female bird, be so superior to the rest that it will inevitably become the “lucky” one to grow to the sky, or help perpetuate the species? The short answer: No.
12-Mar-2018 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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