A degree of extra dedication: Staff graduate earns MPH while working at Cornell full-time

For some students, Cornell is more than where they study – it’s also where they work. Denise LaLonde-Paul is a licensed veterinary technician at Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine, who is graduating with a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree which she earned with support from the Employee Degree Program.

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CTI announces 2023 Active Learning Postdoctoral Fellowship recipients

The Active Learning Initiative has awarded three-year postdoctoral fellowships to three departments at Cornell. The fellows will work closely with department faculty to facilitate improvements in student learning by helping faculty research, develop, and implement new teaching materials and approaches.

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Cities have a role to play in bird conservation

Many people tend to think of cities as places devoid of nature, but a new study suggests that cities offer unique opportunities for wildlife conservation, not to mention the value that nature can have for human health and well-being.

$4.3M grant to develop farm of the future tech

Cutting-edge, data-driven agricultural technologies and precision management strategies designed for the farm of the future will be developed, evaluated and demonstrated, thanks to a four-year, $4.3 million U.S. Department of Agriculture grant.

AI-CLIMATE institute aims to curb emissions, boost economy

Cornell is one of six universities receiving a total of $20 million over five years to form an institute aiming to create more climate-smart practices that will curb greenhouse gas emissions while boosting the agriculture and forestry industries.

Four from Cornell elected to National Academy of Sciences

Johannes Lehmann, Colin Parrish, Bik-Kwoon Tye and Michelle Wang are Cornell’s 2023 electees to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), the academy announced May 2 at the close of its 160th annual meeting.

Group works to make campus windows bird friendly

A group of Cornell staff, alumni, students and volunteers have worked to retrofit windows on a few buildings so birds can recognize and avoid flying into them, with plans to address the issue on more around the Ithaca campus.

Kaplan faculty fellowship honors public health partnerships

Gen Meredith, professor of practice in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Public and Ecosystem Health and associate director of the Cornell Master of Public Health Program, has received the 2023 Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship from the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement.

Christine Smart appointed director of Cornell AgriTech

Christine Smart, a crop pathologist known for her leadership in protecting the health of specialty crops across New York state, has been appointed the Goichman Family Director of Cornell AgriTech, effective Oct. 1.

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