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Things to Do, May 25-June 1

Events this week include a celebration of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art's 45th anniversary, ongoing exhibition of the Wicked Witch of the West's crystal ball and food science presentations.

Cornell Center of Excellence to grow state’s food and ag economy

Cornell will establish a new Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture Innovation at the New York State Agriculture Experiment Station in Geneva, thanks to $1 million in state funding.  

New metabolomics core facility enables new science

Cornell researchers are benefitting from the launch of the Cornell Institute of Biotechnology’s new Metabolomics core facility, which opened in January.

Trash to treasure: Cornell’s pyrolysis kiln opens May 24

Cornell's new pyrolysis kiln opens May 24, when Johannes Lehmann, professor of soil science, will hold an open house 2-4 p.m., at the Leland Laboratory building.

Graduate student grants fund community-engaged projects

Engaged Graduate Student Grants will support 21 Cornell doctoral students and their community partners researching a range of topics. 

CURB galvanizes Puerto Rican students’ lab experience

Visiting students from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico honed their science skills by shadowing and working in laboratories across campus this semester.

Atkinson fellow talks conservation, farm bill in D.C.

Amanda Rodewald, professor of natural resources, spoke about the importance of the farm bill to conservation outcomes on a panel in Washington, D.C., May 11.

Cornell research is growing the hard cider industry in New York

Gregory Peck, assistant professor of horticulture, has been tapping cider’s full potential to grow New York state’s apple market.