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Master of Public Health Program graduates inaugural cohort

Eleven students from five countries made history May 25 as they became the first graduates of Cornell’s Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program in a ceremony at the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Veterinary College Class of 2019 celebrates hooding ceremony

After countless hours of work in the lecture hall, lab and field, the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2019 was recognized at the college’s hooding ceremony May 25 in Bailey Hall.

Book reveals wild honeybees’ biology, with insights for beekeepers

A new book describes the biology and behaviors of wild honeybees and takes lessons from nature to inform small-scale beekeepers on how to manage their hives to better face modern challenges.

Cornell supports service animals with free eye examinations

The College of Veterinary Medicine in May offered free eye examinations for service animals as part of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists/StokesRx National Service Animal Eye Exam.

Veterinary Biobank is first accredited under new standard

The Cornell Veterinary Biobank celebrated its International Organization of Standards accreditation with a ceremony May 22. It is the first biobank of any kind in the world to be so accredited.

Standard genome for heavily studied worm gets reboot

A fresh genome sequence for a widely researched worm will improve the accuracy of future research on gene function, drug treatments, aging and human diseases such as cancer and diabetes.

Cornell to host national Science Olympiad

About 2,000 middle and high school students will show their science and engineering acumen at the 35th annual Science Olympiad National Tournament, May 31-June 1 at Cornell.

New book a how-to for bringing stressed students to nature

A new book, “Nature Rx: Improving College-Student Mental Health,” co-written by associate professor Don Rakow of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, explores how natural spaces can help with stress and depression.

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Engineered bacteria could be missing link in energy storage

Engineered microbes could be part of a solution for storing energy from sustainable sources, according to new research.