Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:10:00 EDTThree graduate students have received Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad fellowships from the U.S. Department of Education to support their international research.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:10:00 EDTRobert Howarth spoke to the University Assembly Oct. 18 about the recently released Senior Leaders Climate Action Group report on options and their associated costs for achieving a carbon-neutral campus by 2035.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:10:19 EDTThe Frank H.T. Rhodes Symposium will celebrate the emeritus president's 90th birthday by bringing two noted scholars to discuss his contributions to paleontology and Darwin studies.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:10:49 EDTThe Cornell Dairy Cooperative provides a new way to buy ice cream, milk, cheese, yogurt and other dairy products made on campus at wholesale prices.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:10:32 EDTAs Cornell considers geothermal heat to warm campus, an Icelandic engineer told a green backstory for how his country abandoned coal and then set standards to achieve blue-ribbon blue skies.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:10:00 EDTAstronomer Rachel Bean, physicist Csaba Csaki and biologist Mingming Wu are among 248 fellows elected by the American Physical Society this year.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:10:00 EDTCornell has co-founded a global coalition to help preserve the world's most important ecosystems. The coalition will create new opportunities for private investment in conservation and sustainable development.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:10:00 EDTAn upcoming University Lecture by Jaak Panksepp, professor at Washington State University, will explore the science behind animal and human emotions.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:10:14 EDTA $1.2M state grant announced Oct. 14 will update facilities at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as Cornell ramps up efforts to eradicate the golden nematode, which strikes potato crops.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:10:03 EDTThe New York Grazinglands Coalition Soil Health Trailer is a rolling lab equipped to demonstrate the value of healthy soil while illustrating the dangers that can lurk both above and beneath.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:10:03 EDTCornell researchers received a $500,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help in a national initiative to combat drug-resistant organisms, sometimes referred to as superbugs.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:10:43 EDTNew research by Weill Cornell Medicine shows chemotherapy kills the most common type of bladder cancer, urothelial cancer, but it also shapes genetic evolution of remaining urothelial cancer cells.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:10:00 EDTTwo Weill Cornell Medicine faculty members, Dr. Francis Lee and Dr. Jane Salmon, were elected to National Academy of Medicine, it was announced Oct. 17.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:10:47 EDTBy quickly heating and cooling a block copolymer, researchers show the ability to alter the material's properties, which could have applications in data-archiving devices and filters.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:10:00 EDTInsectapalooza, a celebration of bizarre, bad and beneficial bugs, will be held at Comstock Hall on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 12:10:43 EDTOrganic dairy farmers in the Northeast have taken a beating over the last several years due to extreme weather, but a new grant will support a project that aims at solutions.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 12:10:30 EDTThe symposium, Biofortification to Alleviate Micronutrient Malnutrition, will be held at the Statler Hotel Amphitheater and G73 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:10:30 EDTRobert J. Smith, Ph.D. ’55, a noted expert in the sociocultural anthropology of Japan, died Oct. 11 at Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca. He was 89.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:10:00 EDTInternational Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences run several initiatives around the world to improve food security and eradicate rural poverty.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:10:40 EDTRobert J. Sternberg a professor of human development discusses his new book, What Universities Can Be: A New Model for Preparing Students for Active Concerned Citizenship and Ethical Leadership.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:10:00 EDTCommunication professor Drew Margolin studies human dynamics through social media and has been tracking how people react to presidential candidates on Twitter.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:10:00 EDTA new study in Science reveals that biodiversity in forests promotes productivity. When the number of tree species increases, so does the amount of timber that can be harvested, so the gains from conservation far exceed the costs.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:10:00 EDTThe Cornell Small Farms Program Farm Ops initiative helped Kreher's Poultry Farm in Clarence, New York, receive approval as the state's first on-the-job training program for military veterans to become farmers.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:10:00 EDTWhile jumping spiders are known to have great vision, a new Cornell study proves for the first time that spiders can hear at a distance.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 16:10:00 EDTA Brooklyn school gymnasium was transformed into a landing pad for drones on Oct. 5 as part of a Cornell-sponsored science discovery program.