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Kelly Merchán earned the 2022 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Core Value Staff Award for Communication in recognition of excellence in communication with faculty, staff, students and the public. The award, presented September 1...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Golden-winged Warbler resting on a tree branch.

News

The 2022 State of the Birds Report reveals that birds are declining overall in every habitat, except wetlands – a finding that could provide a viable strategy for improving outcomes for all birds.

  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
  • Climate Change

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Geza Hrazdina, who advanced fundamental understanding about the compounds that give plants their color, flavor and protection against disease and pests, died June 2 in Geneva, New York.

  • Food Science
  • Genomics
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News

Taylor Ferebee is a doctoral candidate in computational biology from Hampton, Virginia. She attended Roanoke College for her bachelor’s and Clemson University for her master’s and now studies the implementation and redesign of mathematical...
  • Computational Biology
  • Climate Change
  • Crops
Chindavone Sanlath carries harvested vegetables on a pack in her garden

Field Note

Chindavone (Chin) Sanlath is an environmental and social consultant at Earth Systems and a certified lead auditor in integrated management systems. She is currently a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow in the Department of Global Development at Cornell...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Susan Riley and Caroline Williams pictured in front of a large red banner with the Cornell seal, holding the plaque for the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award.

News

The 10th recipient of the Hometown Alumni Award, Caroline Williams '01 has spent the last 15 years working to improve living conditions in Utica, New York, and her nearby hometown of Remsen.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Landscape Architecture
A microalgae cultivation facility in Hawaii.

News

Growing algae onshore could close a projected gap in society’s future nutritional demands while also improving environmental sustainability.

  • Animal Science
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
A female and male tree swallow on a wire.

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In an adaptation to climate change, tree swallows have become smaller over the last three decades, an ongoing study based in Tompkins County has found.

  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Climate Change
Evon and Sydney Antonio in red fall attire, standing next to a lake, surrounded by trees. Fallen yellow leaves cover the ground.

News

A new outreach publication shares the stories of Black forestland owners in the Northeast to raise awareness of legacies of discrimination and recommend policies for expanding access for minority landowners.

  • Department of Global Development
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Landscape
A red van, with an opened hatch, revealing a large variety of vegetables.

News

Run by Cornell Cooperative Extension, the van brings fresh, local produce to communities with few other options for healthy and affordable food.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Vegetables
Julia Thom-Levy and Peter Lepage sitting in auditorium chairs smiling.

News

The Active Learning Initiative celebrates 10 years at Cornell and its impact: increased student success, engagement, and a sense of belonging.

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Biology
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News

Benjamin Z. Houlton, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean, has announced the appointment of Corrie S. Moreau as the inaugural senior associate dean of diversity and inclusion for CALS. Her three-year appointment is effective Jan. 2, 2023, and will run through Dec. 31, 2025.
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Department of Entomology
A headshot of Lawrence Jin

Spotlight

Meet Lawrence Jin, associate professor of finance, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Applied Economics
  • Behavior
A headshot of Wendong Zhang

Spotlight

Meet Wendong Zhang, assistant professor of applied economics and policy, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Agriculture
  • Applied Economics
Headshot of Eirene Markenscoff-Papadimitriou

Spotlight

Meet Eirene Markenscoff-Papadimitriou, assistant professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics.
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Biology
  • Genetics
Headshot of Yiqi Luo

Spotlight

Meet Yiqi Luo, Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science.
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Climate Change
  • Ecosystems
Headshot of Chuan Liao

Spotlight

Meet Chuan Liao, assistant professor, Department of Global Development.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Headshot of Swanne Gordon

Spotlight

Meet Swanne Gordon, assistant professor, Department of of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Evolution
  • Environment
Hale Ann Tufan headshot

Spotlight

Meet Hale Ann Tufan, associate professor, School of Integrative Plant Science.
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Agriculture
Headshot of Andrés López-Sepulcre

Spotlight

Meet Andrés López-Sepulcre, assistant professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Evolution
  • Ecosystems