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Photo of libe slope from the side with yellow flowers from the wild garden in the foreground and Uris library and the clocktower in the distance.


Faculty from seven Cornell colleges have been named Engaged Faculty Fellows through the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement, joining a network that is committed to advancing engaged teaching and scholarship at Cornell and in their...

  • Food Science
  • Microbiology
  • Communication
A man and a woman standing in the middle of field with a robot between them.


The robots will roll through vineyards and gather data to allow breeders and growers to evaluate their crop leaf by leaf, in real time, down to the chemical level.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Digital Agriculture
iced kale in boxes for distribution


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule on food traceability under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This rule requires persons who manufacture, process, pack or hold foods on the food traceability list to maintain records beyond what is required under other FSMA regulations. Compliance for meeting these new requirements is January 20, 2026.
  • Institute for Food Safety
A wood thrush bird sitting on a branch.


For the first time, people around the world, including conservationists, can zoom in to within an 8-mile radius to see exactly where each of 586 bird species is increasing or decreasing – providing localized insights needed to restore rapidly...

  • Lab of Ornithology