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Cities and the Power of Place

Richard Stedman
Published: 
April 17, 2017
Richard Stedman explores our sense of place in the age of migration, global mobility, and urbanization.

Huge Stinky Corpse Plant to Bloom – Outdoors

Titan arum
Published: 
July 26, 2017
Carolus, one of Cornell's Titan arums, has broken dormancy and is preparing to bloom this summer in Minns Garden. It's believed to be the first time a Titan arum has bloomed outside in a temperate region.

Say Cheese: Cornell CALS Lifts New York Cheese Market

cheese cave
Published: 
July 26, 2017
Cheesemakers large and small from across the Northeast have turned to CALS' Food Processing and Development Laboratory for small-batch production and dairy expertise as they develop new recipes.

ComSciCon-Cornell Aims to Reach All Communities

science communications
Published: 
July 19, 2017
For the third year, Cornell is holding ComSciCon-Cornell, a science communication workshop organized by graduate students, for graduate students and postdocs July 14 and 22.

Climate Scientists Create Caribbean Drought Atlas

DR drought
Published: 
July 18, 2017
Cornell atmospheric scientists have developed the first-of-its-kind, high-resolution Caribbean drought atlas, while they say the region's 2013-16 drought may hint at climate change.

Trust in Financial Markets Was Biggest Victim of Madoff Case

Bernie Madoff
Published: 
July 17, 2017
Financier Bernie Madoff bilked more than 10,000 investors out of billions of dollars in the 2000s. But professor Scott Yonker says the effect of the largest financial fraud in history rippled far beyond Madoff's direct victims.

DNA Tracking Tool Tips the Scales for Finding Fish

Kristy Deiner samples the water
Published: 
July 14, 2017
Rather than conduct an aquatic roll call with nets to know which fish reside in a water body, scientists are using DNA fragments suspended in water to catalog invasive or native species.

Tiny Wasps Add a Sting to Lily Beetle Battle

Lily leaf beetle adult
Published: 
July 10, 2017
Many gardeners across New York state have given up on growing lilies, thanks to the lily leaf beetle, which has devastated the plants in many areas statewide.

'Eelevator' Project Gives American Eels a Lift

eels
Published: 
June 30, 2017
An 'eelevator' designed and built by a team including Cornell researchers is helping American eels survive their journey from the Atlantic Ocean to the Hudson River and the rivers of the East Coast.

Greg Poe Honored Posthumously for His Work in Economics

Gregory Poe
Published: 
June 30, 2017
Gregory Poe, professor of applied economics and management, who died March 11 at age 56, was honored posthumously June 12 by the Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association for his contributions to the field.

Landscape Architect Marvin Adleman Dies at Age 84

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Published: 
June 29, 2017
Marvin I. Adleman, professor emeritus of landscape architecture who designed among other projects the Ithaca Commons, died June 21 at age 84 in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, of Parkinson’s disease.

Roundtable Chews on Opportunities, Trends in the Food Business

waiter holding plate
Published: 
June 23, 2017
A recent food industry conference hosted by the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship covered topics including the effect of technology on restaurants, trends in food retailing and the movement to end tipping.

Geomorphologist Arthur Bloom Dies at 88

candle
Published: 
June 23, 2017
Professor Emeritus Arthur Bloom, who taught at Cornell for 36 years and wrote what is considered the final comprehensive textbook on geomorphology, died May 31 in Ithaca at the age of 88.

The Social Media Economy Benefits Few, New Book Suggests

social media platforms
Published: 
June 20, 2017
A class of enterprising women aspire to make it in the social media economy but often find only unpaid work, says Brooke Erin Duffy, assistant professor of communication, in her book, (Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love.

Republicans Doubt 'Global Warming' More Than 'Climate Change'

ice cliffs
Published: 
June 20, 2017
The U.S. public doubts the existence of global warming more than it doubts climate change – and Republicans are driving the effect, according to new research. But there's more agreement on climate science than meets the eye.

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