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BEE jumps in national rankings

U.S. News and World Report
Published: 
September 19, 2017
Cornell's undergraduate biological/agricultural engineering program ranked No. 4 in 2018 U.S. News & World Report ranking.

Cornell Digital Ag Program Integrates with John Deere Operations Center

Tractor
Published: 
September 14, 2017
Ag-Analytics, a cloud-based application that provides digital agriculture analytics, has integrated its technology with the John Deere Operations Center, the manufacturer’s online platform. Cornell is the first university to integrate with the John Deere Operations Center.

Inaugural SIPS BioBlitz Launches Sept. 8-9

Students in the forest.
Published: 
September 1, 2017
The SIPS BioBlitz connects the public with scientists and students as they work together to count as many species as possible in a predetermined area for 24 hours. 

Undergraduates Lead Summer Film Camp for Middle School Kids

Published: 
August 25, 2017
Fifteen students from the Dryden and Spencer-Van Etten middle schools made movies at Cornell this summer in a program that emphasized visual interpretation and expression, and technical and teamwork skills needed to develop a story from idea to film.

The Long, Silk Road to Today's Apples

Published: 
August 25, 2017
The Boyce Thompson Institute's Fei Lab has released new research that tells the story of the apple's evolution on the historic Silk Road, and reveals new insights into apple genetics that could be a major boost to apple breeders.

Martha’s Bits & Bytes Ice Cream Sweetens Inauguration

Published: 
August 24, 2017
Martha’s Bits & Bytes – a nod to Pollack’s artificial intelligence research – is a custard-based French vanilla featuring a banana swirl with soft brownie morsels and white chocolate flecks.

Inauguration Kicks Off with Research on Display at Festival of Scholarship

Published: 
August 24, 2017
More than 30 project teams involving undergraduate, graduate and professional students presented posters and answered questions from curious attendees during the Festival of Scholarship, part of the two-day celebration of the inauguration of Martha E. Pollack as Cornell University’s 14th president.

Caffeine Tempers Taste Buds, Makes Food Seem Less Sweet

Published: 
August 23, 2017
Caffeine is a powerful antagonist of adenosine receptors, which promote relaxation and sleepiness. Cornell CALS research finds that suppressing the receptors also decreases the ability of people to taste sweetness.

Energy, Excitement as New Students Join CALS

First day of class
Published: 
August 23, 2017
CALS students are a unique blend of academic standouts, group leaders and those passionate about making a difference in the world. And this year’s newest students are no exception.

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