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Cornell scientist tapped to preserve elm trees on the National Mall

A team of Cornell scientists, led by Nina Bassuk, professor in the Horticulture Section of the School of Integrative Plant Science, is working to preserve the elms on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for generations to come.

Law grad Michael James Leslie dons judicial robes in ‘Sweeney Todd’

For the first time in his 40-year acting career, Cornell Law School graduate Michael James Leslie, J.D. ’76, is playing a legal role.



Astronomer Yervant Terzian honored with room dedication

The Terzian Conference Room on the sixth floor of the Space Sciences Building was dedicated Aug. 31 in honor of astronomer Yervant Terzian.


NYC workshops bring the best of Cornell to business leaders

Through a new series of workshops, Cornell University is bringing its best to busy executives in New York City.

Black-and-white proof: Single genes control color, stripes in butterfly wings

Two papers prove for the first time how single master genes – one for colors and iridescence and the other for stripe patterns – control these complex traits in butterfly wings.

Cornell women re-establish networking group

The first 2017 meeting of “CU Women Lead: Supporting Women’s Career Growth,” Cornell’s chapter of the American Council on Education Women’s Network, will be held Sept. 26, 3:30-4:30 p.m., in 135 Emerson Hall.



Veterinary students travel the world for planetary health

College of Veterinary Medicine students traveled to destinations around the world last summer for clinical research that advances planetary health.

Employee Celebration is Oct. 7; tickets on sale through Sept. 28

Tickets are now on sale through Sept. 28 for Cornell’s Fall Employee Celebration for staff, faculty, retirees and their families, to be held Oct. 7, when Cornell Big Red football will square off against Harvard University at 1:30 p.m. The $5 per person ticket covers both football game and Cornell Community Dinner.


3-D analysis of dog fossils sheds light on domestication debate

In an effort to settle the debate about the origin of dog domestication, a technique that uses 3-D scans of fossils is helping researchers determine the difference between dogs and wolves.

Faculty train to use new technologies to share their research widely

Knowledge Matters, a workshop series designed for Cornell faculty members and academic staff, is helping participants translate their research into a variety of digital media platforms.

New unit merges teaching excellence center with academic technology

Recent changes in the provost’s office have set the stage for better implementation of technology and teaching initiatives, blending them behind the scenes in a way that matches, and enhances, how they complement each other throughout Cornell.

Cornell students to investigate computing careers at Atlanta conference

Computing and Information Science will be well represented Sept. 20-23 at the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing in Atlanta Sept. 20-23.