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Veterinary pathologists bolster NY crime-fighting efforts

Recognition of the link between human and animal abuse has helped spur a slowly growing system for investigating and prosecuting crimes against animals. Cornell veterinary pathologists play a key role, performing necropsies and delivering expert testimony.

Cohen, Wildeman named provost fellows

Emmanuel Giannelis, vice provost for research, has appointed biomedical sciences professor Paula Cohen and policy analysis and management professor Christopher Wildeman as provost fellows.

Center for Conservation Social Sciences looks at human role in nature

The newly renamed Center for Conservation Social Sciences will work to understand the public's relationship with natural conservation.

Former Veterinary College dean Edward C. Melby Jr. dies

Edward Carlos Melby Jr., DVM ’54, dean emeritus of the College of Veterinary Medicine, died April 22 of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 88 years old.

McGovern Center signs Dynamic Boundaries startup

Dynamic Boundaries, a startup that aims to relieve pain and improve mobility for patients suffering from severe osteoarthritis, joined Cornell’s McGovern Center, a business incubator, June 1.

Fetal T cells are first responders to infection in adults

For the first time, Cornell researchers have discovered there is a division of labor among immune cells that fight invading pathogens in the body. 

Future of right whales depends on adaptive conservation policies

Humanity may forfeit the chance to save North Atlantic right whales from extinction if conservation policies are not drawn up and implemented fast, says a new Cornell study in Oceanography.

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.

Vet College celebrates completion of class expansion project

After five years of construction, the class expansion of the College of Veterinary Medicine was celebrated June 5.