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Orphaned baby beavers crisscross NYS for treatment at Cornell

The Cornell Wildlife Hospital helped care for a litter of baby beavers, whose parents were trapped and killed at Lake George in the Adirondacks, nursing three of the surviving five back to health before sending them for rehabilitation.

What bird is singing? Merlin Bird ID app offers instant answers

The free app from Cornell Lab of Ornithology identifies the sounds of more than 400 species from the U.S. and Canada, even when multiple birds are singing at the same time.

Chobani Scholars program supports future NYS dairy leaders

Four undergraduates from New York state who are majoring in animal science each received $20,000 scholarships this past year through the Chobani Scholars Program, to help them achieve their dairy career ambitions across four years of study.

‘The best at their best’: Veterinarians, elite dogs at Westminster

For the third year in a row, veterinarians from the College of Veterinary Medicine provided on-site care for the most elite dogs in the world, at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, June 12-13.

Mann award winner unveils evolution, rules of gene expression

Julius Judd, a fourth-year doctoral student in the graduate field of molecular biology and genetics, has been selected for the 2021 Harry and Samuel Mann Outstanding Graduate Student Award.

NSF to fund research on ‘boundary spanning’ in Ph.D. studies

Kevin Kniffin, assistant professor at Dyson, is leading an NSF-funded study examining the career outcomes of interdisciplinary STEM graduate students, the environments in which they train, and how those environments relate to career outcomes.

Gift to establish K. Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics

The $24 million gift will enable the center’s unique mission to use bioacoustics to help conserve biodiversity in some of the most remote yet species-rich parts of the world.

Better implant device may ease therapy for Type 1 diabetes

A Cornell-led research team’s improved cell therapy device effectively secreted insulin and controlled blood sugar in diabetic mice for up to six months – showing promise for the possibility of an effective, complication-free treatment for Type 1 diabetes, a chronic disease with no known cure.

COVID-19 takes the life of a Harlem veterinarian

Dr. Julie Butler, D.V.M. ’83, cared for Harlem and its pets for 30 years. Her death due to COVID-19 inspired the College of Veterinary Medicine to establish a scholarship in her name.