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SIPS Community Commits to Diversity and Inclusion
In response to the growing awareness of the need to support marginalized groups, faculty, staff, postdoctoral associates, and graduate students in Cornell University’s School of Integrative Plant Science (SIPS) began meeting last fall to map out...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Buckley elected to American Academy of Microbiology
Congratulations to SIPS Professor Dan Buckley, elected in February as one of 65 new Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology. Fellows represent an honorific leadership group with the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) elected annually...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Microbiology
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Food security research grants propel graduate student work in Africa
Two graduate students working with Professor Rachel Bezner Kerr have received funding for research focused on increasing food security from the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability. Doctoral students Emily Baker and Emily Hillenbrand...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development

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$750K awarded for intercampus research

The Office of Academic Integration has awarded $750,000 in seed grants to 10 studies ranging from refugee health and legal rights, to a vaccine treating fentanyl addiction and overdose, to pancreatic cancer and antibiotic tolerance.

  • Microbiology
  • Department of Communication
  • Microbiology
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Power and place in ecological systems

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Environment
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Jeffrey Perry earns award for New York agricultural education impact

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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CALS Dean Ben Houlton may have a billion-ton solution to climate change
Benjamin Z. Houlton, Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at Cornell, is on a mission to use science to find solutions to climate change. And, like David in the epic battle against Goliath, Houlton is using rocks.
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Soil
  • Environment
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Animal Science alum Laura Rubinate ‘01’s involvement with equestrian comes full circle
Animal Science alumna, Laura Rubinate '01, talks about her experience on the equestrian team, medical school and wanting to give back to Big Red athletics.
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
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Male lyrebirds snare mates with ‘acoustic illusion’
“The male superb lyrebird creates a remarkable acoustic illusion,” said Anastasia Dalziell, a Cornell Lab of Ornithology associate and recent Lab Rose Postdoctoral Fellow, now at the University of Wollongong, Australia, and first author of “Male...
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
  • Environment

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Robert Seaney, forage management expert, dies at 93

“Dr. Seaney was an excellent communicator and was widely respected by colleagues, extension agents and farmers,” said Danny Fox, professor emeritus of animal science. “Through his research and extension program, he had a large impact on...

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Soil