Skip to main content

Devastating invasive pest threatens hemlock trees in region

Cornell natural-areas staff spotted small fluffy white sacs along the base of the needle on an eastern hemlock: telltale signs that a devastating pest had invaded Cornell's hemlocks for the first time. (March 11, 2009)

CU will play role in global energy future, says Clancy

Speaking to the President's Council of Cornell Women March 7, Professor Paulette Clancy reviewed the many ways that Cornell is contributing to the sustainable energy field. (March 10, 2009)

Experts to highlight bioenergy innovations at Sun Grant conference

The event will feature a bevy of speakers and will showcase the latest innovations in bioenergy research, March 10-13 in Washington, D.C. (March 2, 2009)

Environmental review of transportation plan moves forward

The Town of Ithaca has adopted a findings statement on Cornell's transportation-focused Generic Environmental Impact Statement. (Feb. 18, 2009)

Good farm management can preserve nature without yield losses, says professor at AAAS

With proper management practices, farmers could grow crops while maintaining ecosystem services, said Cornell professor Alison Power during her AAAS presentation in Chicago. (Feb. 17, 2009)

e-SHOP tops list of priorities for cost-savings committee

The Campus Savings and Efficiencies Committee says that improving efficiency in e-SHOP as well as in printing and energy use will be among the university's first cost-saving efforts. (Feb. 16, 2009)

Improved test screens fungal pests for biofuel sources

Cornell researchers have improved a method that can now rapidly screen hundreds of fungal species to find ones that can most efficiently produce biofuels from such nonfood sources as cornstalks. (Feb. 11, 2009)

Student talks on globalization and the environment at World Social Forum

Natural resources major Apollonya Porcelli '10 spoke on violence against nature and the social and economic structures that can prevent it, from grassroots to governmental levels. (Feb. 11, 2009)

Cornell helps India's small farmers fight moth larvae with genetically modified eggplant

Small farmers in India will soon have a cheaper, safer and more effective option for growing one of India's favorite foods: genetically modified eggplant, developed with Cornell's help. (Feb. 10, 2009)