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Carl Gortzig, professor of floriculture, dies at 87

Carl Gortzig, professor emeritus and chair of the former Department of Floriculture and Ornamental Horticulture, died June 2 at the Oak Hill Manor Nursing Home in Ithaca at age 87.

Cornell studies to protect Great Lakes coastal regions

Three grants from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration will aid Cornell coastal science research projects along the Great Lakes.

Chobani Foundation, Cornell team to support N.Y. dairy students

New York state students interested in dairy farming careers will get a boost thanks to a new scholarship program from Chobani and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Conference tackles wheat improvement via international collaboration

The Cornell-led Borlaug Global Rust Initiative Workshop brought together 333 wheat researchers from 51 countries.

Things to Do, May 25-June 1

Events this week include a celebration of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art's 45th anniversary, ongoing exhibition of the Wicked Witch of the West's crystal ball and food science presentations.

Cornell Center of Excellence to grow state’s food and ag economy

Cornell will establish a new Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture Innovation at the New York State Agriculture Experiment Station in Geneva, thanks to $1 million in state funding.  

New metabolomics core facility enables new science

Cornell researchers are benefitting from the launch of the Cornell Institute of Biotechnology’s new Metabolomics core facility, which opened in January.

Trash to treasure: Cornell’s pyrolysis kiln opens May 24

Cornell's new pyrolysis kiln opens May 24, when Johannes Lehmann, professor of soil science, will hold an open house 2-4 p.m., at the Leland Laboratory building.