Cornell CALS' response to COVID-19 

CALS is closely monitoring developments related to COVID-19 and following steps the university is taking to ensure the health, safety and well-being of our community. As part of this action, the majority of CALS offices are currently on remote work plans. Review all college communications and available resources for students, faculty and staff.

Alert Close

Discover CALS

See how our current work and research is bringing new thinking and new solutions to some of today's biggest challenges.

Research & Impact

A man poses happily in an office while sitting with hands clamped on a desk

Field Note

From education to service: David Kay’s 40-year journey
The social tailwinds that lofted me here were stirred by the movements of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Most important was my undergraduate exposure to the debates about global economic growth and the environment following publication of The...
  • Community and Regional Development Institute
  • Department of Global Development
  • Applied Economics
A robot welding together a car


Consider workplace AI’s impact before it’s too late, study says
In the work world, artificial intelligence often is designed to prioritize technological aspects over social ones, and according to new Cornell research, this may trigger unexpected consequences in other parts of society.
  • Department of Communication
  • Applied Economics


How is Cornell helping New York state's craft beverage industry?
On tap are an array of beers crafted with New York state ingredients: Seeds of Love and Outrage, Backroad Odysseys, and Lazy Lollygagger, an ale that spotlights the flavor of cherries and lemon-thyme. Owner Jason Sahler knows his way around a...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
A tall Caucasian male standing in the middle of an empty, academic hallway


Meet our faculty: John M. Doris
Academic focus: Moral Psychology Previous positions: Peter L. Dyson Professor of Ethics in Organizations and Life, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 2019; Professor, Sage School of Philosophy...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Behavior
A female with long brown hair in a black dress standing with a yellow brick wall behind her


Meet our faculty: Daniela Scur
Academic focus: Organizational economics, development economics, entrepreneurship Previous positions: Postdoctoral Research Associate, IDE@MIT, MIT Sloan, 2018-2019. Academic background: Ph.D. in Economics, Department of Economics, University of...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Applied Economics

News & Events

A man working in a lab under a hood


Cornell experts view coronavirus via multidisciplinary lenses
The coronavirus pandemic has impacted lives around the world in numerous ways, and Cornell faculty members are sharing their expertise on everything from the virus itself to how it will affect local and global economies.
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Natural Resources
  • Health + Nutrition
Powerlines and smog at sunset


Minorities have broader view of environmental issues
A new survey shows that members of marginalized communities have broader views on what qualifies as an environmental issue, including human-oriented factors, like drug use and unemployment.
  • Atkinson Center
  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior