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Members of the Solar Panel Reboot team stand around a solar panel

News

Using polyurethane, resin, epoxy – and gallons of wit – the Solar Panel Reboot student team, part of the Cornell University Sustainability Design, provides an afterlife to old, broken photovoltaic boards.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Energy
A woman stands in a dark room with her hand in the water of a large aquarium in the room

News

Drew Harvell, professor emerita of ecology and evolutionary biology who studies sustainable marine biodiversity, is one of seven U.S. researchers named 2023 U.S. Science Envoys by the Department of State.

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

News

The New York Concord Grape Innovation Awards will be presented on Dec. 9, the culmination of a plan more than four years in the making to help revitalize and spark innovation in New York’s storied Concord grape industry, according to former...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
woman lectures to students

Field Note

Undergraduate Animal Science students are required to take ANSC 1105: Careers in Animal Science, which provides a glimpse into the wide variety of unique fields open to anyone with a passion for animals. Learn more about the course and what it...
  • Animal Science
(L-R), Steven Mana’oakamai Johnson, Natalie Cápiro ’00, Hale Ann Tufan, Chuan Liao, Shaila Musharoff, Michael Charles ’16.

Spotlight

This is the fifth in a series of stories detailing actions CALS students, faculty and staff have taken over the past several years to make our community a more diverse, equitable and inclusive place for everyone. In fall 2021, CALS announced it's first-ever faculty cohort initiative focused on hiring a group of scientists whose work explicitly addresses systemic challenges facing marginalized communities through transdisciplinary collaboration. The first search was received with great enthusiasm and 381 people applied for the six positions.
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Computational Biology
A photo of Lake Lila with a rock in the foreground with a hill in the background.

News

Unrelenting climate change is leading to extended, late-summer weeks of water stratification, which prompts varying degrees of oxygen deprivation in lakes, says new Cornell research.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Climate Change
Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum Award

News

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2023 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) awards honoring exceptional early-career women scientists and mentors working in wheat.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

News

Researchers from the Department of Communication state that at the current rate of diversification, U.S. colleges and universities will never achieve racial parity that’s on par with the rest of the country, but that steps can be taken to make...

  • Department of Communication
cows inside a barn

Report

This fact sheet authored by Jason Karszes was shared in the November PRO-DAIRY e-Leader newsletter, distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice, and legislators. For farms that participated in the Dairy Farm...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
Carmen Catalá and Philippe Nicolas look at tomatoes growing in a greenhouse.

News

Researchers from Boyce Thompson Institute and Cornell have identified genes that could help plant breeders develop drought-resistant fruit, through a study that provided the first-ever comprehensive picture of how a fruit’s gene expression...

  • Boyce Thompson Institute
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Water

News

In an international, multi-institutional effort, Cornell’s Food Science Department will research how to increase iron and zinc absorption, thanks to a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant.

  • Food Science
  • Food
  • Health + Nutrition
Woman attends hunger, nutrition and health conference.

Field Note

Meet Kate McHale’24, an undergraduate in Global Development who is on a mission to increase youth engagement specifically as it relates to nutrition. As an eight-year alumna and current student leader of 4-H, Kate advocates for youth’s voices in...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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News

Melissa J. Moore, emeritus chief scientific officer of Moderna, will visit campus Dec. 1-2 as this year’s speaker for the Efraim Racker Lecture in Biology and Medicine.
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
Rachel Bezner Kerr speaks into a microphone, aside other panelists, in front of a wide array of country flags.

News

More than 300 faculty, staff and students from Cornell and the new Cornell Global Hubs gathered Nov. 16-17 to discuss ideas for the next universitywide Global Grand Challenge.

  • Water
  • Global Development
  • Health + Nutrition
Sylvana Ross poses in a cornell sweatshirt holding a net over her shoulders.

News

What is your area of research and why is it important? I am interested in understanding how organisms’ interactions within cities influence their ecology and evolution. I am aiming to study the genetic variation between urban and natural ant...
  • Department of Entomology
  • Evolution
  • Climate Change
Two students stand beside their project poster which reads "Implementing Nutrition Education in Harlem, NY."

News

More than 100 students presented their work on a wide array of projects aimed at improving access to public health everywhere from Tompkins County to Tanzania, as part of the 2022 Global and Public Health Experiential Learning Symposium, held...

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Health + Nutrition

News

Ten professors from Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are among the most highly cited researchers in the world.

  • Boyce Thompson Institute
  • Food Science
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
Man on campus

News

The future of agricultural development is in the hands of youth who want to make a difference, according to David, a current Master of Professional Studies (MPS) student in Global Development and recipient of the Bouriez Family Fellowship. David...
  • Polson Institute for Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Margaret Keymakh

News

Margaret Keymakh ’23 remembers well the day when her assays starting returning the results she was hoping for – and how excited she was when her replications of those experiments corroborated those findings. “I was doing this experiment getting...
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
Concord grapes in baskets

News

Cornell AgriTech and the New York State Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture have announced the 12 finalists for the New York Concord Grape Innovation Award, a first-of-its-kind business competition aimed at stimulating innovation and...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech