NYYI alum Bella Culotta awarded prestigious international internship in Nepal

Featured image of Nepali farmer, courtesy of ICIMOD. (c) M. Cairns https://youtu.be/7ZD4Or9OAHc Bella Culotta (Ithaca, NY), a 2016 New York Youth Institute delegate, has been awarded a prestigious Borlaug-Ruan International Internship this summer at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in Kathmandu, Nepal. The Borlaug-Ruan internship program of the World Food Prize was established … Continue reading NYYI alum Bella Culotta awarded prestigious international internship in Nepal

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Cornell Chronicle celebrates NYYI achievements

Earlier this month, the New York Youth Institute was featured in an article by the Cornell Chronicle - Cornell University's official news source. The article showcases the features of this year's program that set it apart from previous years' Institutes. Particularly, emphasis was placed on new programming initiatives, such as an organizations fair and the … Continue reading Cornell Chronicle celebrates NYYI achievements

2017 Institute to feature top experts in agriculture and food security

The program of events lined up for this week's New York Youth Institute, to take place on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, is stacked with several of the brightest minds in agriculture and food security. Featuring two World Food Prize laureates, the Dean of Cornell's College of agriculture and Life Sciences, and the New York … Continue reading 2017 Institute to feature top experts in agriculture and food security

NYYI 2017 boasts record number of registrants, from across state

The 2017 New York Youth Institute is set to be the biggest yet, with a total of 77 students registered from schools across New York State. As noted in Francine Jasper's recent article on the Institute's exciting partnership with the New York Corn and Soybean Growers Association, this number of registrants more than doubles last year's participation. … Continue reading NYYI 2017 boasts record number of registrants, from across state

New York Corn and Soybean Growers Association Supports 2017 New York Youth Institute

This year the New York Corn and Soybean Growers Association is a major donor for the New York Youth Institute program.  This partnership with the corn growers in particular highlights the importance of corn to the New York economy, the global market and the need to develop young people’s skills to innovate the industry for … Continue reading New York Corn and Soybean Growers Association Supports 2017 New York Youth Institute

Tips for Participants: What to Expect at NYYI 2017

The New York Youth Institute is a life changing experience. There is something offered for everyone to enjoy, and workshops and speakers that will cater to your desired topic. The work you put in to get to Cornell University will pay off ten-fold. You will have the opportunity to speak with doctors, researchers, alumni, and … Continue reading Tips for Participants: What to Expect at NYYI 2017