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

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

From the Archive: NYYI 2016

As we gear up for the 2017 New York Youth Institute, to take place March 31st and April 1st on the Cornell University campus, we're drawing inspiration from the successes of past Institute activities. Last year, at the 2016 NYYI symposium, participants from across the state experienced the full spectrum of food- and agriculture-related research activities … Continue reading From the Archive: NYYI 2016

NYYI alumna Alyssa Pritts ’10 works to promote nutrition-sensitive agriculture in Myanmar

Trumansburg, New York native Alyssa Pritts, who participated in the 2010 New York Youth Institute, is now taking part in an effort to secure a place for nutrition-sensitive agriculture in the global food security conversation. As a team member at the Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development, based in Hakha, Myanmar (Burma), Alyssa is discovering new … Continue reading NYYI alumna Alyssa Pritts ’10 works to promote nutrition-sensitive agriculture in Myanmar