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Student research has CURB appeal

The student-run symposium recognizes research achievement and provides a venue for undergraduates to communicate their work in a scholarly environment.

UV light may be ripe to replace chemicals in fungus fight

Thanks to research led by Cornell AgriTech’s David Gadoury, farmers may no longer have to rely on fungicides to control powdery mildew, a rampant plant fungal disease.

Science, diversity celebrated at CALS Day

CALS Day took on a festival atmosphere with more than 35 science exhibits, food, animals, tie-dye and music during a celebration of the diversity of the college’s research and people.

Earth Day 2019: Cornell students teach kids to reduce plastic

Cornell students spent Earth Day outdoors at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C., teaching patrons how to mold plastic in a different way – by reduction.

Arts and Sciences podcast explores who owns water

“Interstellar Water,” a new episode of the College of Arts and Sciences “What Makes Us Human?” podcast series, examines the origin of our planet’s water. 

Essentials

Polson Institute to host food waste-reduction workshop

Cornell’s Polson Institute for Global Development will host “Reducing Campus Food Waste: Innovations and Ideas,” a lecture and workshop May 2-3 on campus.

Study shows invasive rusty crayfish sabotage own habitat

A new Cornell study shows that in lakes with muck and sand bottoms, the invasive rusty crayfish has been contributing to its own population decline by destroying the very plant life it needs.

Cornell, Tamil Nadu to collaborate on climate-smart agriculture

An agreement signed in January between Cornell and the drought-stricken Indian state of Tamil Nadu has brought a delegation of engineers from India to Cornell for three days of learning about the latest in water resource management.

Rawlings scholars exhibit wide-ranging research

About three dozen Cornell seniors presented their undergraduate research at the 17th annual Hunter R. Rawlings III Research Scholars Senior Expo on April 17.