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Trailblazing veterinarian wins award for distinguished alumni service

The leadership and dynamic accomplishments of Sheila Allen ’76, D.V.M. ’81, have both shaped the veterinary profession and earned her the 2021 Daniel Elmer Salmon Award for Distinguished Alumni Service from the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Doctoral candidate and advisor receive HHMI Gilliam Fellowships

Doctoral candidate Karla García-Martínez and Professor of Immunology Cindy Leifer were selected as recipients of the 2021 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Gilliam Graduate Fellowships for Advanced Study.

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Students’ project expands mental health information in NJ

Two Cornell undergrads are helping people in their hometown access mental health care for their children and leading teen groups in conversation.

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Planes four times as likely to hit birds during migrations

The risk of airplanes colliding with birds increases greatly during migrations, according to research from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and partners, who have been looking for patterns in data from three New York City-area airports.

Library research informs Cornell’s COVID-19 models

When Cornell’s COVID-19 Modeling Team began developing protocols for the return to campus, they turned to Cornell librarians to comprehensively answer a series of rapidly evolving – and critically important – questions.

$2M grant to fund assessment of biology education

The National Science Foundation has awarded a nearly $2 million collaborative research grant to principal investigators from Cornell and other institutions to assess the effectiveness, across several metrics, of open educational resources.

Boots in the books: Veterans succeed at academic prep camp

Sixteen student veterans participated in a virtual Cornell academic boot camp to help them transition into higher education.

Scientists take step to improve crops’ photosynthesis, yields

A new Cornell-led study describes a significant step toward improving photosynthesis and increasing yields by putting elements from cyanobacteria into crop plants.

Food scientists create national atlas for deadly listeria

The pathogen listeria soon may become easier to track down in food recalls, thanks to a new genomic and geological mapping tool created by Cornell food scientists.