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Subhashree Navaneetha Srinivasagan was recently awarded one of four Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability Postdoctoral Fellowships. The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability Postdoctoral Fellowships provides a rich training environment...

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
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An analysis of the 500 largest city water systems in the U.S. found private ownership contributed to significantly higher water bills and lower affordability for low-income households.
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Energy
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The Cynthia and Norman Martin Dean's Discretionary Fund for Innovation in Agriculture and Life Sciences will support collaborative solutions that protect the global food supply.
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Environment
  • Food
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As chicken enthusiasts have undoubtedly heard, New York poultry and domestic fowl are experiencing an influx of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) – a deadly disease that can quickly wipe out backyard and commercial flocks. The epidemic...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animals
  • Food

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Five new extension specialists have joined New York Sea Grant (NYSG) in its mission of “Bringing Science to the Shore” as part of a collaborative program between Cornell and the State University of New York.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • New York Sea Grant Institute
Alina Galyon

Field Note

Animal Science undergraduate, Alina Galyon '22, was recently awarded a fellowship through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Galyon '22 shares more about the award and what it means to her.
  • Animal Science
Scott Peters and Daniel O'Connell

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Cornell CALS Professor Scott J. Peters to lead participatory action research into issues of justice, sovereignty, equity and sustainability in food and farming systems at University of Minnesota.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Behavior
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Cornell Research spotlights CALS earth and atmospheric sciences faculty member Arthur DeGaetano, who works on methods to anticipate big rainfall events in the northeastern United States.
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Climate Change
A research pond

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A new study of a southwestern Washington floodplain finds that most native species adapt well to the invading bullfrogs and sunfish by shifting their food sources and feeding strategies.
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Animals
  • Environment
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  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
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Michael Gore, the Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor and chair of the Plant Breeding and Genetics Section of the School of Integrative Plant Science (SIPS) in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is leading a multidisciplinary project to...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
Jessica Waltemeyer lecturing students

Field Note

Facility manager, Jessica Waltemyer oversees all the facilities for the Department of Animal Science in Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), including sites used to teach students hands-on methods of raising animals and those for large-scale research. Waltemyer also teaches courses that prepare students to become responsible and ethical leaders in the food processing industry: Meats (ANSC 3500) and Large Animal Handling (ANSC 2100). Here, she discusses her work.
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
Ed Mabaya

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  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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LeadNY prepares adult professionals for leadership roles through seminars, workshops, and field travel experiences both in and out of New York State, including a study trip. The second year of the program focuses on national and international...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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A Cornell study describes a breakthrough in the quest to improve photosynthesis in certain crops, a step toward adapting plants to rapid climate changes and increasing yields to feed a projected 9 billion people by 2050.
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Genetics
  • Plants
Man in lab.

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As consumers want fewer food preservatives and less plastic waste, Cornell scientists have created a bioderived polymer that helps salad dressings and beverages last longer in the fridge.
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Food Science
  • Environment
students participating in dairy discovery

Field Note

Cornell PRO-DAIRY recently hosted Dairy Discovery, an interactive day of workshops for high school students interested in exploring careers in the dairy industry. After two years of online-only events, students were able to attend in-person...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science

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Peter Gregory, who for more than a decade supported cadres of international leaders through Cornell’s Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, plans to retire June 30 from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences where he has served as a noted educator, researcher and administrator since 2001.

  • Department of Global Development
Brianna and cow

Spotlight

Brianna Tate is a Ph.D. candidate studying in the McFadden Lab housed in the Cornell CALS Department of Animal Science. Over the past four years Tate’s research has looked at ways to benefit dairy calf immunity to better survival and impact health later in life. Tate was recently inducted into the Cornell Chapter of the prestigious Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Student Honor Society in recognition of her outstanding work as a scientist as well as a leader in the Cornell and scientific communities.
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
Nina Bassuk

Spotlight

Nina Bassuk has dedicated her career helping trees thrive in tough urban landscapes
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section