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News

What bird is singing? Merlin Bird ID app offers instant answers
The free app from Cornell Lab of Ornithology identifies the sounds of more than 400 species from the U.S. and Canada, even when multiple birds are singing at the same time.
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
  • Environment

Field Note

Multimedia

Mark Buckner is a Ph.D. student working closely with Bryan Danforth, professor of entomology, to grow the public’s understanding of pollinators beyond managed honeybees — most notably on the lesser-known mason bees. This month, Danforth and...
  • Department of Entomology
  • Agriculture
  • Animals

News

Monique Pipkin and Ama Bemma Adwetewa-Badu have been selected to receive 2021 Ford Foundation Fellowships. Pipkin, a doctoral student in ecology and evolutionary biology, received a predoctoral competition fellowship, and Adwetewa-Badu, a doctoral candidate in English language and literature, received a dissertation competition fellowship.

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Animals
  • Evolution
A cow in the teaching barn

News

Now majoring in animal science at Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (Cornell CALS), Swatling aspires to be in dairy management and help improve public understanding of the industry’s sustainable and humane practices...
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Food
Lucas sitting on a horse outside

Field Note

Animal science major Lucas Walley ’24, originally from Walton, New York, is one of four CALS undergraduate students to be awarded a 2021 Chobani Scholarship.
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Dairy
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Events

Clinical research in the pet food industry: From OTC to therapeutic diets

Seminar

Current Topics on Cat and Dog Nutrition Seminar Series
Clinical research in the pet food industry: From OTC to therapeutic diets Speaker: Dr. Brittany Vester Boler, Nestle Purina Come and join via Zoom, Friday 04-30-2021 from 11:20 to 12:10.
  • Animal Science
  • Health + Nutrition
  • dogs
Different animals

Workshop

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Animal Crackers 2021 “All Creatures Great and Small” to take place virtually via Zoom on Tuesday and Thursday evenings during the month of May. There will be 8 sessions. Each session will begin at 6 pm and will last approximately 45-60 minutes...
  • Animal Science
  • Youth and Families
  • Animals
The 2019 Chobani Scholars (from left to right) Blake Wadsworth '23, Emily Starceski '23, Caroline Lafferty '23, and Cassandra Wilbur '23, interact with cows at the Cornell University Dairy Research Center

Workshop

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The annual Dairy Discovery program provides New York youth with fun, science-oriented learning experiences on dairy production and management topics aimed at youth 14 to 19 years of age. This year, we are offering a virtual workshop each...
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Dairy
  • Youth and Families