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Hotel and Johnson schools team to offer real-world sustainability course

Global poverty, climate change, ecosystem degradation and other issues are being tackled in a new course offered by the School of Hotel Administration and the Johnson School. (Jan. 28, 2009)

Senior honored for men's fashion line that mixes used clothing with organic textiles

Heber Sanchez '09 has reaped a $25,000 Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship for designing a sustainable fashion line for young men that combines second-hand clothing with organic textiles. (Jan. 27, 2009)

Students help Botswana firm that markets wild-food products and helps locals

Over winter break, a Cornell team went to Botswana to help a fledgling natural-food products company that produces snacks from plants in the wild while benefiting local communities. (Jan. 14, 2009)

Decline of carbon dioxide-gobbling plankton coincided with ancient global cooling

A new study suggests that after a sudden rise in species numbers, oceanic plankton called diatoms abruptly declined about 33 million years ago -- trends that coincided with severe global cooling. (Jan. 7, 2009)

Help conserve energy during winter break

Campus officials encourage the Cornell community to help save energy over the holiday break by turning off computers and unplugging electronics. (Dec. 22, 2008)

CU experts hold first-of-kind meeting to help state leaders cope with climate change

Conservationists, policymakers and industry leaders were in Ithaca Dec. 8 to hear from Cornell experts on how climate change affects state ecosystems and how best to respond to a warming planet. (Dec. 18, 2008)

Cornell sustainability center hiring researchers to explore new frontiers of climate change

The Cornell Center for a Sustainable Future will help hire three to five faculty members with expertise in climate change-related research. (Dec. 11, 2008)

Sustainable Tompkins honors three Cornell projects

Cornell's efforts in renewable bioenergy, green building and sustainable living were honored at this year's Sustainable Tompkins' Annual Holiday Party Dec. 7 in Ithaca. (Dec. 10, 2008)

More hand dryers, less pizza: New ideas for cost savings

The last in a series of cost-cutting forums generated a flurry of ideas on how Cornell can streamline its operations. (Dec. 8, 2008)