Veterinarian ecologist to bolster pandemic prevention efforts

Scholar who studies cross-species pathogen spillover to join the College of Veterinary Medicine and become a Cornell Atkinson Scholar.   

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New Frontier Grants push boundaries in A&S research

The College of Arts and Sciences awarded $1.25 million in grants to faculty members pursuing critical developments in areas ranging from quantum materials to sustainable technologies.

HBO to shadow Cornell student birders

On May 14, Cornell students will again compete in the annual World Series of Birding – but this year, the world will get to follow along.

Tiny red fox gets Big Red care

A red fox kit found in Cortland County with its paw caught in a plastic rat trap is on the mend at Cornell’s Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital, where veterinarians, licensed veterinary technicians and students are helping get the fox back to full health.

Dance Collective show champions veterinary community creativity

The Cornell Veterinary Dance Collective Spring 2022 Showcase, aptly named “The Revival,” marked the group’s first return since the coronavirus pandemic stoppered such performances two years ago.

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Four elected to National Academy of Sciences

An agricultural economist, a theoretical physicist, a plant biologist and a physiologist have each been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the academy announced May 3.

Veterinary College celebrates White Coat Ceremony

The College of Veterinary Medicine celebrated the Class of 2023 with its annual White Coat Ceremony, which marks the transition from preclinical coursework to a year of clinical rotations.

Global bird populations steadily decline

Loss and degradation of natural habitats and direct overexploitation of many species are cited as key threats to avian biodiversity, according to the new study “State of the World’s Birds.”

Dog coronavirus jumps to humans, with a protein shift

Cornell researchers have identified a shift that occurs in canine coronavirus that points to a possible pattern of change found in other coronaviruses and which may provide clues to how they transmit to humans from animals.