Students dredge up eco solutions for Baltimore Harbor

Cornell graduate students will suggest eco-friendly uses for 1.5 million cubic yards of dredged material taken from Baltimore Harbor and Maryland’s Patapsco River.

Design for Hudson River waterfront wins national honor

Landscape architecture students won an award for designing a plan to revitalize a 38.3-acre site along the Hudson River waterfront.

High schoolers spawn fish, grow lettuce on NYC school rooftop

Public officials and proud parents of Food and Finance High School students toured a first-of-its-kind aquaponics greenhouse at the school on Oct. 25.

NYC students catch science ‘bug’ with help from Cornell scientists

More than a dozen teenage scientists spent their lunch hour Oct. 24 learning from Cornell scientists about the chemistry of the Hudson River.

Cornell Botanic Gardens receives grant to conserve, research hemlock

Cornell Botanic Gardens has received a grant from New York State to continue and expand its work to conserve hemlock trees.

From an ocean away, students design a girls’ school in Ghana

About 5,287 miles from Ithaca, near the banks of Ghana’s Volta River, a primary and junior high school for girls is rising from the collective imagination and brain power of the Cornell University Sustainable Design team.

Top neuroscientists headline Mong neurotech symposium

Three renowned neuroscientists spoke at the second annual Cornell Neurotech Mong Family Foundation Symposium Sept. 22.

Unilever CEO argues for sustainable capitalism

Can capitalism be sustainable, in more than one sense of the word? For Unilever CEO Paul Polman, the answer is a resounding yes.

Satellite data paints a portrait of global plant health

A Cornell researcher is using a NASA satellite to measure photosynthesis in high-resolution at the global scale.