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Clean ingredients for healthful food at Cornell Dining

Cornell Dining will add to its already high-quality ingredient standards by focusing on whole, minimally processed food and transparency in menu items.


Crops hold harmful mutations that reduce productivity

New research reveals that even the highest performing maize crops contain rare harmful mutations that limit crop productivity.

For two African Cornell undergrads, the UN unveils a world of opportunity

Brenda Umutoniwase ’20 and Grace Giramahoro ’20, found a Cornell student trip to United Nations Feb. 16 enlightening.


Scientists unravel complex factors of starfish diseases

Cornell University scientists are beginning to unravel the complicated connections between viruses, the environment and wasting diseases among sea stars in the waters of the Pacific Northwest.

Dire levels of CO2 will decimate oceans in 200 years

Sustained climate warming will drive the ocean’s fishery yields into steep decline 200 years from now and that trend could last at least a millennium, said scientists from Cornell and the University of California, Irvine.

CALS senior advocates for ag programs on Capitol Hill

Delegates from Cornell traveled to Washington, D.C., March 4-7 to advocate for federal support of land-grant universities and agricultural research.

Dejah Powell uses awards to help feed her Chicago neighborhood

The South Side of Chicago, where Dejah Powell ’18 grew up, is known as an urban food desert. Powell, an environmental and sustainability science major, is helping to change that.

Ithaca escapes brunt of brutal March 2 coastal storm

Forecasted heavy snow and fierce winds last week prompted Cornell leadership to close the university March 2. Students brushed up for prelims, as Ithaca escaped the worst of the storm.

Cornell scientists size up quality wastewater treatment

Cornell scientists have assessed factors to improve, upgrade and make New York’s wastewater treatment plants more robust, according to their work published Feb. 24 in the journal Water Research.