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Mahowald tapped to help frame UN report on global warming

Natalie Mahowald, professor of earth and atmospheric science, has been selected by the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as a lead author on a special global warming report.

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Veterinary team cares for native species at Belize Zoo

Students at the College of Veterinary Medicine can get an idea of what it's like to care for wild animals through a partnership between the college and the Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Center.

Cornell hosts Hong Kong sustainability meeting April 6-7

Cornell will host "Sustainability in Asia: Partnerships for Research and Implementation," a conference about sustainability research and community engagement in Hong Kong, April 6-7.

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Film explores student work at Polish estate, family's Jewish roots

In the documentary "Reversing Oblivion," screening on campus March 21, filmmaker Ann Michel '77 searches for her roots as architecture students help reimagine her family's farm estate in Poland.

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'Servant-leader' role suits Weber-Shirk, AguaClara program

Students teach students and make many of the key decisions in AguaClara, a program that for more than a decade has helped communities in Honduras have potable running water.

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AguaClara opens its 14th Honduras plant, debuts micro system

AguaClara has opened its 14th water processing plant in Honduras, and has expanded its reach into that country's smallest villages with development of a new, compact system.

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Former Japanese PM to give talk about Fukushima disaster

Naoto Kan, former prime minister of Japan, will deliver a public lecture, "The Truth about the Nuclear Disaster in Fukushima and the Future of Renewable Energy," Tuesday, March 28.

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Students survey beetles, piranha, sharks for Earthwatch

Environmental and Sustainability Sciences majors – journeyed to three points around the globe to conduct hands-on research in January via Earthwatch.

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Online course creators meet and share experiences

The Cornell Online Learning Community offers "any study to any person, anytime, anywhere" -including on campus. Educators gathered March 7 to share their experiences.