343 projects

2013 to 2017

MoodRhythm helps people with bipolar disorder live a more naturally rhythmic day, ensuring that they can maintain balanced and healthy lives.

2013 to 2020

My work focuses on the ecological and social potential of urban rivers, and especially on integrating changing environmental conditions and cultural values through design. I am interested in how landscape architecture, with its history of constructing beloved outdoor places that are also ecologically resilient, can learn from and contribute to the critical issues and possibilities that come together in urban rivers. My geographic focus includes New York state and South America, in part because these two geographies share many characteristics and histories.

2013

The first annual Community Development Institute took place on July 16 and 17, 2013 on the Cornell campus in Ithaca. This was an opportunity for CaRDI to bring in a diverse group of 25 stakeholders from across the state and, through a range of workshops and exercises, highlight how our trainings and program areas intersect to support informed decision-making at the local level.

2013

We have continued to shape discussion among local government and school leaders in terms of creative response to fiscal stress.

2013 to 2017

Eating fish provides important health benefits, but some fish have toxic contaminants; eating too much of these fish has health risks. In the Great Lakes region, women of child-bearing age and urban anglers are groups that are considered particularly at risk from contaminants in fish. We worked with state agencies to develop and test fish consumption guidelines that encourage these groups to eat safer fish.

2013 to 2016

Attracting and retaining an educated and skilled workforce is a key to strengthening New York’s competitive edge and supporting its vibrant communities. The CALS NYS Internship Program supports this premise by offering Cornell students an opportunity to combine career-relevant work experience with the chance to develop civic engagement skills while forging meaningful connections with the communities and regions in which they work and live.

2013 to 2014

To date, the impact has been to solidify a partnership among CaRDI, LEAD-NY, and American Farmland Trust to develop the Local Agriculture and Land Use Leadership Development Institute curriculum. This effort has also involved reaching out to key partners to seek input on the training.

2013 to 2020

Working collaboratively with Cornell faculty in four colleges and with colleagues in an NGO in India, we initiated the Nilgiris Field Learning Center (NFLC).

2013 to 2015

The project seeks to sustainably graduate at least 50,000 food insecure households in four regions in Ethiopia. The aim is is to enhance the capacity of smallholders to withstand social and environmental shocks and improve their productivity.

2013 to 2015

Help the US public understand land grabs and transfer and interdependencies between Global North and Global South.