Innovative plant breeders at Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are creating new fruits and vegetables that wow consumers, have longer growing seasons and are more resistant to diseases, insects and weather.
Economists Eleonora Patacchini and Marco Battaglini found that federal appellate judges, who are randomly assigned to judicial panels, are more likely to hire women to court clerkships after serving on panels with female colleagues.
Ecologist and conservation biologist Amanda Rodewald studies birds and the ecosystems on which they depend, looking for the best outcomes for people and the planet. This approach turned her attention to coffee farms.
Alan G. Merten, who served as the Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean of the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management from 1989 to 1996, died May 21 in Naples, Florida, of complications from Parkinson’s disease. He was 78.
The commercialization of a Cornell-created antimicrobial coating technology that keeps surfaces clean by extending the life of chlorine-based disinfectants – by days and even weeks – is being fast-tracked to determine how well it can combat COVID-19.
With support from the Cornell Board of Trustees, the university has instituted a moratorium on new private investments focused on fossil fuels and plans to grow the endowment's investments in alternative energy technologies.