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a ewe and lamb lie in the grass

Field Note

Have you ever wondered how caretakers enrich the lives of lizards in zoos? Or how improving sow welfare benefits the lives of growing piglets? Or what play can tell us about a puppy’s well-being? In the spring semester one-credit course Animal...
  • Animal Science
  • Animals


Star Trek fans and spider enthusiasts have unexpectedly converged on a new frontier.

  • Department of Entomology
  • Entomology
Students in white jumpsuits collect ticks from a forest.


The Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, led by Cornell, has received a five-year, $8.7 million award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to train and educate vector-borne disease professionals.

  • Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases
  • Department of Entomology
  • Entomology
Large boat used for Great Lakes research


In April and August, scientists from the Cornell Biological Field Station board the US Environmental Protection Agency vessel the R/V Lake Guardian for a four week survey of all five Great Lakes. We collect samples for zooplankton and mysid...
  • Biological Field Station
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Organisms
sheared sheep

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Student pets goat at Art of Agriculture


Art of Agriculture
Join Sigma Alpha, professional agricultural sorority, on the Arts Quad to learn more about agriculture! Experience student groups, research labs, and agricultural outreach organizations representing a wide array of opportunities and careers in...
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy
  • Animals
Graduate students in the field of animal science eating dinner.


348 Frank Morrison Hall 507 Tower Road Ithaca, NY 14853 Schedule: 9/23: Andres Ortega "Examining the Role of Non-Essential AA for Milk Yield and Energetic Efficiency: Abomasal Infusion of Essential and Non-Essential Amino Acids using Energy as...
  • Animals
  • science communication
  • Animal Science
four youth in dairy barn


Entry for the Youth Dairy Judging competition is now open! The contest will be held on September 2nd during the colored-breed week during the New York State Fair. Registration is required and it is open to any New York youth ages 8 to 19 using...
  • Animal Science
  • Youth and Families