Ray Jayawardhana, the Harold Tanner Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and a professor of astronomy, hopes to inspire the next generation of scientists with his first book for young children, “Child of the Universe.”
New York wineries and grape growers have become increasingly interested in sustainability as consumer express their growing interest in the provenance of their wines. This year’s B.E.V. NY conference focused on sustainability.
JC Tretter ’13, a former second-team All-America left tackle for Cornell who was taken by Green Bay in the fourth round of the 2013 National Football League Draft, has been elected president of the NFL Players Association.
Cornell President Martha E. Pollack announced that all classes on the Ithaca campus will be suspended for three weeks effective March 13 at 5 p.m. Virtual instruction will begin April 6. Students are strongly encouraged to return to their permanent home residences as soon as feasible.
Fay Wei Li, from the Boyce Thompson Institute, and researchers from across the globe have sequenced the genomes of three hornworts, which could lead to crops that produce higher yields and use less synthetic fertilizer.
Events at Cornell this week include an award-winning play set in an alternate future; new films at Cornell Cinema; student winners of a playwriting competition; and a discussion of manga at Olin Library.
Six years after the untimely death of Theodore “Ted” Eisenberg, professor of law at Cornell Law School, a group of students is carrying on his pioneering legacy of empirical legal research through a new fellowship program.