$6.75M EPA grant to fund Great Lakes food web monitoring

Cornell received the grant to continue efforts to monitor and research the lower part of the food web, particularly zooplankton like Mysis and benthic invertebrates.

Student grants serve communities from New York to Ethiopia

Students aim to reduce aviation emissions, support farmworkers and improve a New York animal shelter with the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement’s Serve in Place awards.

Facing high water, Hudson towns reimagine waterfronts

With the Hudson River rising from a fast-warming climate, the cities and towns along its banks now have an opportunity to save and reimagine their municipal waterfronts.

Family, friends recall Frank H.T. Rhodes’ warmth and grace

More than two years after the death of Frank H.T. Rhodes – Cornell’s ninth president, beloved for his leadership and eloquence – his family and friends gathered March 26 to celebrate his life.

A first: Cornell’s red-tailed hawk lays fourth egg

For the first time since the Lab of Ornithology installed a live camera on the nest in 2012, Big Red, the female red-tailed hawk, has produced a fourth egg during breeding season.

‘Earth is transitioning’: Models suggest more megadroughts

By the end of this century, Cornell’s Flavio Lehner and others said that megadroughts – extended drought events that can last two decades – will be more severe and longer in the western U.S. than they are today.

Cornell Atkinson Advances Four Joint Research Projects, Deepens EDF Partnership

The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability and Environmental Defense Fund collaborate on four Innovation for Impact Fund (IIF) awards to foster creative collisions that provoke large-scale, long-term change.

Around Cornell

Carbon-coated nickel enables fuel cell free of precious metals

A nitrogen doped carbon-coated nickel anode can catalyze an essential reaction in hydrogen fuel cells at a fraction of the cost of the precious metals currently used, Cornell researchers have found.

Radical Collaboration initiative adds AI, quantum, design tech

Artificial Intelligence, Design + Technology and Quantum Science and Technology will become part of “Radical Collaboration Drives Discovery,” bringing to 10 the number of initiatives in the provost office’s five-year-old program.

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