Minorities and lower-income people are more likely than high-income people and whites to consider human factors such as racism and poverty to be environmental issues, a study co-led by Cornell researchers found.
Cornell is embarking on an unprecedented effort to shift to online instruction for the rest of the semester following spring break – employing innovative measures to maximize learning and research while limiting the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease.
“When Machines Rock," a celebration of synthesizer inventor Robert Moog, Ph.D. '65, featured three days of workshops, performances, talks, a new exhibition in Kroch Library, and guest artists including Gary Numan.
As plants try to strengthen their defenses against nematodes, those parasites try to outsmart them. New research shows that nematode species that move from plant to plant cause more than mechanical damage.
Once people are aware of the issues surrounding genetic information, they’re more concerned about its use and expect to be better compensated for providing it, according to a new survey co-directed by a Cornell researcher.
More than three years into the provost’s Radical Collaboration initiative, about 15 faculty members have been hired across fields and colleges, partnerships continue to spark research and bold approaches, and the strategic task forces feeding the program are crafting their own approaches to the effort.
President Martha E. Pollack announced that the university is moving to virtual instruction, and students are being asked to stay at their homes after spring break. In addition, new restrictions on travel, events and visitors have been implemented.
A Global Climate Change Science and Policy course supported by an Engaged Curriculum Grant is helping Cornell students and researchers lead efforts in Armenia to mobilize action related to agriculture.
Jolene Rickard, associate professor in the Department of Art and the Department of History of Art and Visual Studies, has artwork currently on display at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery.