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Art intervenes at Minns Garden

More than 70 Environmental and Sustainability Sciences majors turned Minns Garden into an ephemeral art gallery Sept. 29.

Hatfield lecturer to explore sustainable capitalism Oct. 12

Unilever CEO Paul Polman, the 35th Robert S. Hatfield Fellow in Economic Education will discuss “The Case for Sustainable Capitalism” Oct. 12.

Cornell Commitment interns reflect on summer experiences

About 30 students from the Cornell Commitment office – Meinig scholars, Rawlings research scholars and Cornell Tradition fellows – presented posters and panel discussions Sept. 27.

Atomic bomb survivor calls for peace in interfaith series lecture

Toyokazu Ihara, a survivor of the United States’ 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, spoke about the threat of nuclear weapons Sept. 28.

Environmental Humanities Lecture Series begins Oct. 4

The 2017-18 Environmental Humanities Lecture Series will bring to campus four pioneering scholars in the environmental humanities.

By the numbers: Cornell Orchards cider

It takes about 280,000 pounds of apples grown in Ithaca and at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station to produce 20,000 gallons of classic Cornell Orchards cider.

Essentials

Bioreactors on a chip renew promises for algal biofuels

This week, researchers from Boyce Thompson Institute and Texas A&M University report new technology that may revolutionize the search for the perfect algal strain to produce biofuel.

With satellite tags, researchers track, protect Lake Ontario king salmon

Advanced pop-off satellite tags developed by Cornell researchers and attached to the king salmon in Lake Ontario map the movements and feeding behavior in of the valuable fish.

Cornell joins consortium to foster Great Lakes research

A regional consortium that includes Cornell is collaborating to preserve the Great Lakes thanks to a five-year, $20 million grant from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.