Stunning wildcat named in honor of Cornell

Alumni, staff and supporters of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology found an undocumented wild jaguar during a recent birdwatching trip to Brazil and gave her a special name. 

Around Cornell

For the birds: Battling the threat of avian influenza

Faculty and staff at Cornell’s Animal Health Diagnostic Center have helped prevent the spread of the devastating disease in New York, keeping the number of cases remarkably low.

Afghan students – now Cornellians – look to future

Nine Afghan undergraduates from Bangladesh-based Asian University for Women, who fled their country after the Taliban took control in August 2021, have been admitted as Cornell students with full financial aid.

Seeds of survival: Botanic Gardens honors the Black experience

The exhibition includes an outdoor plant display, audio tour and an indoor exhibit, all describing plants that are significant to the Black experience in the Americas dating back to the transatlantic slave trade.

Overlooked, undervalued: Cornell research seeks to elevate home care workers

A multidisciplinary team of Cornell researchers is collaborating to elevate the value of home care workers while improving their working conditions and patient outcomes.

Juneteenth marks emancipation’s progress and delay

Riché Richardson, professor of Africana studies, shares her insights into the holiday and the promise and evolution of Black freedom.

Finger Lakes Land Trust, once a master’s project, conserves 28K acres

Alumnus Andy Zepp started the Finger Lakes Land Trust one night in a Fernow Hall lecture hall. Now executive director, he’s preserving the region’s iconic landscapes one acre at a time.

Student’s illustrations bring wildlife book to life

Veterinary student Laura Donohue is blending her artistic talents and passion for animals in more than 100 illustrations for a new book on wildlife health and disease in conservation.

Startups flourish in Cornell’s clean energy ecosystem

Clean energy entrepreneurs and startups find an innovative, powerful ecosystem at Cornell that supports the transition to a sustainable, decarbonized economy.