Graduating members of the Tri-Service Brigade received commissions to begin their military service – including the brigade’s first commission into the U.S. Space Force – at a May 26 ceremony in Statler Auditorium.
In a two-day celebratory program, Merrill Scholars recognized the high school teacher or mentor who most impacted their early education and the Cornell faculty or staff member who contributed most significantly to their college experience.
Cornell Atkinson will provide $1.6 million in seed funding to support research teams across nine colleges and 22 departments, many with external partnerships.
Research by Ph.D. student Sergio Puerto involved recruiting farmers as citizen-scientists to grow and assess seeds under a far greater diversity of conditions than would be possible for plant breeders to do alone.
The classic identification guide “Weeds of the Northeast” sprouted from a collaboration of Cornell researchers. Now, a new edition of the book brings together a pair of uncannily named weed scientists: Antonio DiTommaso and Joseph DiTomaso.
The free Merlin Bird ID app from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology just hit a major milestone: The digital field guide and ID assistant can now help users identify birds in any country – a grand total of 10,315 species.
Microbes are by far the most important factor in determining how much carbon is stored in the soil, according to a new study with implications for mitigating climate change and improving soil health for agriculture and food production.
The Active Learning Initiative has awarded three-year postdoctoral fellowships to three departments at Cornell. The fellows will work closely with department faculty to facilitate improvements in student learning by helping faculty research, develop, and implement new teaching materials and approaches.
The Graduate Diversity and Inclusion Awards recognized members of the graduate community for their accomplishments, leadership and commitments to advancing efforts around diversity, inclusion, outreach and student engagement.
Humidity is as important as scent in attracting pollinators to a plant, new Cornell-led research finds, advancing basic biology and opening new avenues to support agriculture.
Cornell’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement has been named a key partner in establishing a Regional Food Business Center to help farmers and food businesses access new markets and available federal, state and local resources.
Fred Lee was on the verge of losing the Long Island farm he had inherited from his family. A call to New York FarmNet, and its free, confidential consultants, helped change his life and his business.
A new garden at Akwe:kon, established by students from the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program and the Cornell Botanic Gardens, aims to honor Indigenous students and their connection to the land.
Doctoral candidates Julia Nolte and Ewan Robinson are the 2022-23 recipients of the Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. The award recognizes two outstanding graduate teaching assistants (TAs), one domestic and one international, who have clearly demonstrated dedication and excellence in their teaching responsibilities.
Three Cornell faculty members and a senior lecturer have been recognized with Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Awards for their sustained and distinguished contributions.
Many people tend to think of cities as places devoid of nature, but a new study suggests that cities offer unique opportunities for wildlife conservation, not to mention the value that nature can have for human health and well-being.
In recognition of her support of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement, Monifa Morgan-Bell earned the Award for Staff Integrity and Inclusion, given twice a year by the Employee Assembly and presented at an award ceremony.
Applications are open for a new online entrepreneurship class for innovators with ideas for value-added dairy products, and finalists have been announced for a first-ever dairy products competition.
For her work in developing and teaching nutrition and food justice curricula to adolescents in New York City, Hannah Rudt ’23 has won the 2023 National Student Employee of the Year award – the first Cornellian to ever receive this honor.
The end-of-year Humanities Scholar Program research conference May 5 featured presentations by 45 senior undergraduates.
A new cycle of Einaudi Center seed grants will help faculty from six colleges across Cornell tackle issues ranging from the health of endangered wild dogs to the spread of misinformation through social media.
On May 7, Cornell students presented a handmade canoe to Hickory Edwards, Onondaga Nation Turtle Clan member and founder of the Haudenosaunee Canoe Journey, a program that guides Indigenous youth through ancestral waterways in upstate New York.
A $1M award will support Upstate 2.0, which aims to grow the regional economy in upstate New York while helping to realize the state and nation’s goal of a net-zero carbon economy.
Norman Potter ’50, an award-winning teacher and mentor who wrote the foundational textbook “Food Science,” died March 6 in Lexington, Kentucky. A professor emeritus of food science, Potter was 96.
The Big Red was awash in tie-dye May 8 as Dead & Company came to Barton Hall for a jubilant benefit show that had multiple generations celebrating the return of members of the Grateful Dead to the site of one of their most historic shows.
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