Cornell Brooks EMHA ranked in top 10 health care management grad programs

The Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy Executive Master of Health Administration (EMHA) was ranked as a top 10 national program based on ratings from the program's alumni.   

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Drew Harvell named US Science Envoy by State Department

Drew Harvell, professor emerita of ecology and evolutionary biology who studies sustainable marine biodiversity, is one of seven U.S. researchers named 2023 U.S. Science Envoys by the Department of State.

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U.S. academia won’t achieve faculty diversity at current pace

Researchers from the Department of Communication state that at the current rate of diversification, U.S. colleges and universities will never achieve racial parity that’s on par with the rest of the country, but that steps can be taken to make it happen.

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Small fish could play big role in fight against malnutrition

Inexpensive, small fish species caught in seas and lakes in developing countries could help close nutritional gaps for undernourished people, and especially young children, according to new research.

Unique fellowship honors bioacoustics pioneer

Philanthropist K. Lisa Yang ’74 has endowed $1.5 million to establish the Katharine B. Payne Fellows Program in Conservation Bioacoustics in honor of Katy Payne ’59, a pioneer in the burgeoning science of bioacoustics. 

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Precollege Studies Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Melanie Soberon

Sustainable Animal Husbandry, a three-credit course taught by Melanie Soberon at Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine, will be offered online during Winter Session 2023. The course is a way for high schoolers interested in veterinary or animal science to understand what it would be like to pursue those studies at college or what a career in those fields would be like.

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Cornell, Oxford to lead grants aimed at boosting iron nutrition

In an international, multi-institutional effort, Cornell’s Food Science Department will research how to increase iron and zinc absorption, thanks to a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant.

Students visit virtual world to learn research technique

Thanks to Cornell’s Center for Teaching Innovation, students recently had the chance to prepare a sample for cryo-electron microscopy – a technique not often available to young researchers – using virtual reality headsets.

Moderna scientist to speak about COVID vaccine development

Melissa Moore led the early-stage research teams developing Moderna’s platform technologies in mRNA design and delivery.

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