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Professor Jim Lassoie receives Engaged Curriculum grant

Sep 10, 2015
Engaged Cornell has awarded its inaugural Engaged Curriculum Grants to 18 projects initiated by faculty across the university. Professor Jim Lassoie, from the Department of Natural Resources was one of those 18.  Engagement in rural Ecuador: The undergraduate major in international agriculture and rural development will be strengthened with expanded long-term international opportunities.  Read more

5 DNR Faculty Members Awarded Academic Venture Fund Money

Jun 19, 2015
The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future just announced the 2015 Academic Venture Fund selections. Eleven proposals were selected, for total funding of $1.2 million. The multidisciplinary researchers come from 20 departments and six Cornell colleges. The following researchers from our department were awarded funding in this year’s competition: Timothy Fahey, Karin-Aly Kassam, Amanda Rodewald, Matthew Hare, and Rebecca Schneider.
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Before and after of tree

Civic Ecology in broken places - Joplin, MO

May 22, 2015
Four years after a deadly tornado struck Joplin MO, in a newly released MIT Press blog post, Keith Tidball reflects on his work rebuilding after the devastation, and how principles of civic ecology were demonstrated in the aftermath.  Read more