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We work across disciplines on world-renowned research, education and outreach.

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About CALS

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University’s second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being. The Cornell CALS experience empowers us to explore the boundaries of knowledge, supported by the leading minds of today and surrounded by the leading minds of tomorrow.

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Cornell experts aim for carbon neutrality via Earth Source Heat

Earth-source heating in a house.
Published: 
May 24, 2018
Cornell engineering faculty and facility experts met with more than 100 members of the Ithaca community May 17 at an open forum to give an update on the Ithaca campus’s path toward carbon neutrality and its goal to heat campus in a climate-friendly way.

Asteroid impact grounded bird ancestors

An artist’s conception of a tinamou-like ground-dwelling species at the time of the asteroid impact.
Published: 
May 24, 2018
A study finds that following an asteroid impact 66 million years ago, only small ground-dwelling birds survived a mass extinction, profoundly changing the course of bird evolution.

Events

Cider & Perry Production - A Foundation

Jun 18 | 12:00 am

Do you want to gain a broad understanding of cider & perry and acquire the main skills & knowledge necessary to make quality products? Then this is the class to attend!...

Location: Finger Lakes Community College Viticulture and Wine Technology Center  | Event type: Conference/Workshop

Cider & Perry Production - A Foundation

Jun 19 | 12:00 am

Do you want to gain a broad understanding of cider & perry and acquire the main skills & knowledge necessary to make quality products? Then this is the class to attend!...

Location: Finger Lakes Community College Viticulture and Wine Technology Center  | Event type: Conference/Workshop

Cider & Perry Production - A Foundation

Jun 20 | 12:00 am

Do you want to gain a broad understanding of cider & perry and acquire the main skills & knowledge necessary to make quality products? Then this is the class to attend!...

Location: Finger Lakes Community College Viticulture and Wine Technology Center  | Event type: Conference/Workshop

Cider & Perry Production - A Foundation

Jun 21 | 12:00 am

Do you want to gain a broad understanding of cider & perry and acquire the main skills & knowledge necessary to make quality products? Then this is the class to attend!...

Location: Finger Lakes Community College Viticulture and Wine Technology Center  | Event type: Conference/Workshop

Cider & Perry Production - A Foundation

Jun 22 | 12:00 am

Do you want to gain a broad understanding of cider & perry and acquire the main skills & knowledge necessary to make quality products? Then this is the class to attend!...

Location: Finger Lakes Community College Viticulture and Wine Technology Center  | Event type: Conference/Workshop