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Geunis Loci: Landscape paintings by Wynn Yarrow

Aug 31 | 9:30 am

Wynn Yarrow paints landscapes as metaphors for the inner life. Yarrow’s work exists in the shadowland between technique and vision; emotion and intellect; the physical realm and the spiritual one....

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Exhibit

Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

Sep 1 | 4:00 pm

Bee hunting, an exhilarating outdoor activity that used to be practiced widely but which few people know about today, can be a thrilling encounter with nature that challenges both the mind and body...

Location: Mann Library | Event type: Author Appearance

Bio Majors Study Off the Cornell Campus

Sep 1 | 4:45 pm

Current biology majors will talk about their experiences studying off the Cornell campus. You will hear why these students chose to study in places like Cuba, Denmark, NYC (the Urban Semester...

Location: Stimson Hall | Event type: Panel Discussion

“As easy as ABC: Arabidopsis and Brassica (Circadian) Clocks”- Rob McClung

Sep 2 | 11:15 am

Rob McClung...

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Garden Explorations: Guided Tour of the Botanical Gardens at Cornell Plantations

Sep 3 | 2:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Botanical Garden and discover the beauty and diversity of our numerous theme gardens, including the Herb Garden, Flower Garden, Groundcover Collection, Tropical...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Tour

Garden Explorations: Guided Tour of the Botanical Gardens at Cornell Plantations

Sep 4 | 2:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Botanical Garden and discover the beauty and diversity of our numerous theme gardens, including the Herb Garden, Flower Garden, Groundcover Collection, Tropical...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Tour

Beautiful Botanicals

Sep 6 | 6:00 pm

This hands-on class offers an introduction to painting the flora of Plantations’ botanical collections while guiding artists of all levels to greater breadth of skills. From plant observation and...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Class/ Workshop

“Plant-associated bacteria in interactions with insects” - Tory Hendry

Sep 7 | 12:20 pm

Tory Hendry...

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Nitrogenase and Photosystem II: The Ying and the Yang in cyanobacterial nitrogen fixation- Himadri Pakrasi

Sep 9 | 11:15 am

Himadri Pakrasi...

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Garden and Arboretum Hike

Sep 10 | 10:00 am

Take it outside with Dr. Peter Davies, professor emeritus of plant science, on this extended hike through the diverse plant collections and landscapes of the Botanical Garden and F.R. Newman...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Tour

Garden Explorations: Guided Tour of the Botanical Gardens at Cornell Plantations

Sep 10 | 2:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Botanical Garden and discover the beauty and diversity of our numerous theme gardens, including the Herb Garden, Flower Garden, Groundcover Collection, Tropical...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Tour

Garden Explorations: Guided Tour of the Botanical Gardens at Cornell Plantations

Sep 11 | 2:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Botanical Garden and discover the beauty and diversity of our numerous theme gardens, including the Herb Garden, Flower Garden, Groundcover Collection, Tropical...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Tour

Landscape for Life

Sep 12 | 6:00 pm

Every home landscape has the potential to clean air and water, reduce flooding, cool your community, combat climate change and alleviate the pressures being placed on Earth’s ecosystems. Yet...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Class/ Workshop

“Tracking trade in the rhizosphere”  - Toby Kiers

Sep 13 | 4:00 pm

Dr. Toby Kiers...

Location: Warren Hall | Event type: Seminar

Beautiful Botanicals

Sep 13 | 6:00 pm

This hands-on class offers an introduction to painting the flora of Plantations’ botanical collections while guiding artists of all levels to greater breadth of skills. From plant observation and...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Class/ Workshop

How to Succeed in College and Beyond: The Art of Learning

Sep 14 | 4:30 pm

There is a growing anxiety about investing in higher education today, with rising tuition and increasing student debt, but overall, college graduates still earn more than those who do not have a...

Location: Olin Library | Event type: Author Appearance

Cornell Plantations Fall Lecture Series: Amber Meadow Adams, Ph.D.

Sep 14 | 7:30 pm

The Woman Who Seeded the Earth: A Haudenosaunee Ecology...

Location: Alice Statler Auditorium | Event type: Lecture

Ikebana: The Japanese Art of Flower Arranging

Sep 17 | 1:00 pm

The art of Ikebana was established more than 550 years ago. In this workshop, Tomoko Henty will give you an introduction to Ikebana through a demonstration of different forms. After that,...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Class/ Workshop

Garden Explorations: Guided Tour of the Botanical Gardens at Cornell Plantations

Sep 17 | 2:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Botanical Garden and discover the beauty and diversity of our numerous theme gardens, including the Herb Garden, Flower Garden, Groundcover Collection, Tropical...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Tour

Garden Explorations: Guided Tour of the Botanical Gardens at Cornell Plantations

Sep 18 | 2:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Botanical Garden and discover the beauty and diversity of our numerous theme gardens, including the Herb Garden, Flower Garden, Groundcover Collection, Tropical...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Tour

E&EB Seminar. Dr. Caroline Solomon.

Sep 19 | 12:20 pm

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Weekly Seminar Series. Host: Nelson Hairston, Jr.

Location: Corson/Mudd Hall | Event type: Seminar

Landscape for Life

Sep 19 | 6:00 pm

Every home landscape has the potential to clean air and water, reduce flooding, cool your community, combat climate change and alleviate the pressures being placed on Earth’s ecosystems. Yet...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Class/ Workshop

Beautiful Botanicals

Sep 20 | 6:00 pm

This hands-on class offers an introduction to painting the flora of Plantations’ botanical collections while guiding artists of all levels to greater breadth of skills. From plant observation and...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Class/ Workshop

The Human Superorganism: How the Microbiome Is Revolutionizing the Pursuit of a Healthy Life

Sep 22 | 4:00 pm

Rodney Dietert, award-winning researcher on the microbiome and professor of Immunotoxicology at Cornell’s School of Veterinary Medicine, presents a new paradigm in human biology in his new book ...

Location: Mann Library | Event type: Author Appearance

“CENH3-based genome elimination and formation of plant haploids”- Luca Comai

Sep 23 | 11:15 am

Luca Comai...

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Garden Explorations: Guided Tour of the Botanical Gardens at Cornell Plantations

Sep 24 | 2:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Botanical Garden and discover the beauty and diversity of our numerous theme gardens, including the Herb Garden, Flower Garden, Groundcover Collection, Tropical...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Tour

Judy's Day Family Learning Festival: Food Plants of the Americas

Sep 25 | 1:00 pm

Enjoy hands-on activities, music, storytelling and food at this fun and educational festival for all ages! Learn about food plants that are native to North, South and Central America, some of which...

Location: F. R. Newman Arboretum | Event type: Special Event

Garden Explorations: Guided Tour of the Botanical Gardens at Cornell Plantations

Sep 25 | 2:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Botanical Garden and discover the beauty and diversity of our numerous theme gardens, including the Herb Garden, Flower Garden, Groundcover Collection, Tropical...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Tour

E&EB Seminar. Dr. Suresh Sethi.

Sep 26 | 12:20 pm

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Weekly Seminar Series. Host Alex Flecker.

Location: Corson/Mudd Hall | Event type: Seminar

Landscape for Life

Sep 26 | 6:00 pm

Every home landscape has the potential to clean air and water, reduce flooding, cool your community, combat climate change and alleviate the pressures being placed on Earth’s ecosystems. Yet...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Class/ Workshop

Beautiful Botanicals

Sep 27 | 6:00 pm

This hands-on class offers an introduction to painting the flora of Plantations’ botanical collections while guiding artists of all levels to greater breadth of skills. From plant observation and...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Class/ Workshop

 “Global problems need global solutions: International research and collaborations to achieve rust resistance in wheat” - Maricelis Acevedo

Sep 28 | 12:20 pm

Maricelis Acevedo Associate Director of Science, DGGW, International Programs, Cornell University

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Cornell Plantations Fall Lecture Series: The William J. Hamilton Lecture featuring Claudia West

Sep 28 | 7:30 pm

Planting in a Post-Wild World...

Location: Alice Statler Auditorium | Event type: Lecture

“Cell-To-Cell Movement of Organellar Dna in Plants”- Pal Maliga

Sep 30 | 11:15 am

Pal Maliga...

Location: Plant Science Building

Landscape for Life

Oct 3 | 6:00 pm

Every home landscape has the potential to clean air and water, reduce flooding, cool your community, combat climate change and alleviate the pressures being placed on Earth’s ecosystems. Yet...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Class/ Workshop

Beautiful Botanicals

Oct 4 | 6:00 pm

This hands-on class offers an introduction to painting the flora of Plantations’ botanical collections while guiding artists of all levels to greater breadth of skills. From plant observation and...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Class/ Workshop

“Mechanisms of selective gene silencing in plants”- Craig Pikaard

Oct 7 | 11:15 am

Craig Pikaard...

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Beautiful Botanicals

Oct 11 | 6:00 pm

This hands-on class offers an introduction to painting the flora of Plantations’ botanical collections while guiding artists of all levels to greater breadth of skills. From plant observation and...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Class/ Workshop

“Thimet oligopeptidase 1 and 2 are redox sensitive peptidases involved in plant immunity and oxidative stress responses “ - Tim Westlake

Oct 12 | 12:20 pm

Timothy Westlake Graduate Student, Plant Pathology & Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University Graduate Advisor: S. Popescu

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

“Genome Duplication and Angiosperm Diversification” - Pam Soltis

Oct 14 | 11:15 am

Pam Soltis...

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Cornell Plantations Fall Lecture Series: The Class of 1945 Lecture featuring Wade Davis, Ph.D.

Oct 14 | 7:30 pm

The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in a Modern World...

Location: Alice Statler Auditorium | Event type: Lecture

Landscape for Life

Oct 17 | 6:00 pm

Every home landscape has the potential to clean air and water, reduce flooding, cool your community, combat climate change and alleviate the pressures being placed on Earth’s ecosystems. Yet...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center | Event type: Class/ Workshop

“Coding and Decoding Calcium Signals in Plants” - Jeffrey Harper

Oct 21 | 11:15 am

Jeffrey F. Harper, Ph.D....

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

“Maize oxylipins are potent mediators in symbiosis and defense” - Michael Kolomiets

Oct 26 | 12:20 pm

Dr. Michael V. Kolomiets...

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Cornell Plantations Fall Lecture Series: The Audrey O'Connor Lecture featuring author Simran Sethi

Oct 26 | 7:30 pm

Bread, Wine, Chocolate: Saving and Savoring Our Favorite Endangered Foods ...

Location: Alice Statler Auditorium | Event type: Lecture

A Sea of Glass: Searching for the Blaschkas' Fragile Legacy in an Ocean at Risk

Oct 27 | 4:00 pm

Bohemian glassblower Leopold Blaschka began sculpting models of underwater creatures in the 1860s, a time when important technological innovations were being discovered. These intricate sculptures...

Location: Mann Library | Event type: Author Appearance

 “Phylogenomics and genome-enabled molecular diagnostics“ - Mark Farman

Nov 2 | 12:20 pm

Mark L. Farman, Ph.D....

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

Cornell Plantations Fall Lecture Series: The Elizabeth E. Rowley Lecture featuring Doug Tallamy, Ph.D.

Nov 2 | 7:30 pm

It’s For the Birds...

Location: Alice Statler Auditorium | Event type: Lecture

“Unraveling the complexity of plant RNA editing machinery” - Stephane Bentolila

Nov 4 | 11:15 am

Stephane Bentolila...

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

“Messages from a maverick model microbe” - Bill Fry

Nov 9 | 12:20 pm

Bill Fry...

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

“The many facets of Xylella fastidiosa” - Elizabeth Rogers

Nov 16 | 12:20 pm

Elizabeth Evans Rogers Foreign Disease-Weed Science, Research Molecular Biologist, ARS USDA, Fort Detrick, MD

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

“A Systems Biology Approach To Elucidating The Metabolism Of Terpenoid Quinones Throughout The Tree of Life” - Gilles Basset

Nov 18 | 11:15 am

Gilles Basset...

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

 “Phytophthora infestans: The new desert pathogen” - Hilary Mayton

Nov 30 | 12:20 pm

Hilary Mayton...

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar

“Fungal communication, collaboration and warfare” - Louise Glass

Dec 7 | 12:20 pm

Louise Glass...

Location: Plant Science Building | Event type: Seminar