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Andy Vail promoted to assistant dean and senior director

Andy Vail ’95 has been appointed assistant dean and senior director for the Office of Capital Projects and Facilities Services in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), effective Nov. 1. He was promoted from his previous position as senior director in that office.

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CALS award ceremony recognizes faculty, staff contributions

On Nov. 4, members of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) came together to celebrate the 17th year of the Research & Extension Awards and the 11th year of the Core Value Staff Awards.

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Chobani grant supports future of sustainability in dairy

As the dairy industry faces mounting pressure from consumers to report on environmental sustainability impacts, a collaboration between Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Chobani is aimed at helping dairy farmers reduce their environmental footprint.

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Viking mice: Norse discovered Azores 700 years before Portuguese

The history books say the Azores were discovered by Portuguese explorers in 1427. But mouse DNA and lake sediment suggest that the mid-Atlantic archipelago was actually discovered as much as 700 years earlier, by Vikings.

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Cornell graduate award to accelerate niche research in global development

A new graduate award will empower Cornell graduate students in global development to pursue innovative thinking in their studies and careers.  The Ronny Adhikarya Niche Award (RANA) provides $10,000 in funding to either a…

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Noted alumnus and veterinary leader Kahrs dies at 91

At Cornell, Robert Kahrs ’52, D.V.M. ’54, M.S. ’63, Ph.D. ’65, served as associate dean and director of veterinary admissions, and was dean of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine from 1982-1992.

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Cornell veterinary luminaries honored by national surgery organization

In recognition of their leadership and impact in the field of large animal surgery, Drs. Susan Fubini and Norm Ducharme have been honored by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

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Working as an archivist is ‘a dream’ for ILR’s Steven Calco

As a research archivist in the Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives, Steven Calco works to make labor history accessible.

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First-generation students, staff offer insight, advice

First-generation students bring a unique perspective to their educational experience at Cornell, and the university is committed to fostering opportunities for them.

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