Weiss teaching award honors eight exceptional faculty

President Martha E. Pollack announced the faculty members honored with the Stephen H. Weiss Awards, which recognize excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring.

Grant supports language learning research

“Understanding the impact of Languages Across the Curriculum on all participants will allow us to build on its success and offer multilingual students more opportunities to engage with their disciplinary content in languages other than English."

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Honeycrisp genome will help scientists breed better apples

A team of researchers has sequenced the Honeycrisp apple genome, a boon for scientists and breeders working with this popular and economically important cultivar.

New podcast explores imaging technique cryo-EM

Co-host Liz Kellogg, assistant professor of molecular biology and genetics: "In every interview, we heard stories that we hadn’t expected and learned something new about each other and about the field."

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Birds report finds losses in all habitats, except wetlands

The 2022 State of the Birds Report reveals that birds are declining overall in every habitat, except wetlands – a finding that could provide a viable strategy for improving outcomes for all birds.

New grant opportunity for assistant professors in the life sciences

Assistant professors conducting innovative research in the life sciences are eligible for the new Schwartz Research Fund Visionary Grant, which will provide $375,000 for  research that opens an important new line of inquiry.

Vet students get hands-on experience at local dog show

Cornell vet students shadowed breeders and vets at the Wine Country Circuit Dog Show, held Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 at Sampson State Park in Romulus, New York. 

Giometto to study evolution of microbial populations with $1.9M grant

A new Cornell research project aims to gain a better understanding of how populations of microbes interact on surface environments, such as human skin, where their dynamics are not fully understood.

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Onshore algae farms could feed the world sustainably

Growing algae onshore could close a projected gap in society’s future nutritional demands while also improving environmental sustainability.