Bumblebee research sparks rapid industry change

A Cornell study that revealed commercial eastern common bumblebee hives pose a threat to their wild counterparts has led one major pollination company to quickly adapt the bumblebee hive boxes they ship to growers.

Cornell to lead concrete decarbonization project

Greeshma Gadikota, associate professor of engineering, has gathered a team to help capture carbon dioxide in the concrete-making process as they aim to create low-carbon construction materials from it.

Students, experts collaborate on global development solutions

The Humphrey PACT Program promotes research collaboration between undergraduates and Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows, midcareer professionals specialized in agriculture, rural development and natural resource management, who spend one year at Cornell for professional development.

Young alums find career support through A&S office

The Arts & Sciences Career Development office has seen an increasing number of young alumni contacting career counselors for help.

Around Cornell

Student veteran celebrates July Fourth as a new citizen

Andy Shin ’23, M.P.A. ’25, gained citizenship in November after 12 years in the U.S.; he'll celebrate his first Independence Day as a citizen with fellow student veterans.

Wildfire smoke downwind affects health, wealth and mortality

Smoke particulates from wildfires could lead to between 4,000 and 9,000 premature deaths and cost $36 to $82 billion per year in the U.S., according to research by Cornell and a university in China.

Political philosopher Richard Miller dies at 77

Richard William “Dick” Miller, the Wyn and William Y. Hutchinson Professor in Ethics and Public Life Emeritus in the College of Arts and Sciences, who brought deep moral insight to philosophical theory and matters of social and political justice, died June 9. He was 77.

Polson Institute funds collaborative research in global development

The Polson Institute for Global Development announced its new Spring 2023 grants to support research at the intersection of Global Development’s signature strengths in wellbeing and inclusion; environmental sustainability; and food and nutritional security. 

Around Cornell

Study unveils policy insights for reshoring EV battery production

A new Cornell study examines the long-term energy and sustainability prospects of increasing domestic electric vehicle battery production.

Around Cornell