Passionate about strengthening sustainability, battling climate change and improving a polluted world, Cornell students met Dec. 6 to begin forming an alliance of more than three dozen campus sustainability groups.
A team of researchers, led by Cornell scientists, will explore basic research questions and real-world issues surrounding the transmission of two important agricultural diseases.
Cornell University Veterinary Specialists in Stamford, Connecticut, has received Level 1 certification from the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society.
Éva Tardos, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Computer Science, has been honored with an invitation from the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics to speak at its upcoming conference.
Since 1998, hundreds, sometimes thousands, of dead eider ducks have been washing up every year on Cape Cod’s beaches. Scientists have pinned down one of the agents responsible: a pathogen they’re calling Wellfleet Bay virus.
Cornell materials scientists have invented low-toxicity, highly effective carbon-trapping “sponges” that could lead to increased use of carbon-capture technology.
A new study reports for the first time how arteries form to supply the looping embryonic gut with blood, and how these arteries guide development of the gut’s lymphatic system.
After 20 years of leadership that transformed Weill Cornell Medical College into a global health care enterprise, Sanford I. Weill ’55 will retire as chair of the Board of Overseers Jan. 1. Jessica M. Bibliowicz ’81, a financial services entrepreneur who has served on the board for the past decade, will succeed him.
Risk-taking entrepreneurs are lauded at the Dec. 9 Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference.
Cornell has joined nearly 50 universities in a commitment to address global hunger. University leaders will sign the Presidents’ Commitment to Food and Nutrition Security Dec. 9 at the United Nations.