Dashboard reveals migration path of billions of birds

With its new Migration Dashboard, the BirdCast program at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology can now show how many birds are estimated to have flown over a particular county in the lower 48 states on any given night during migration, updated in near-real time.

$1M USDA grant supports digital agriculture integration

A $1 million grant supports a project to integrate and analyze agricultural data from aerial drones, ground robots, satellites and mobile apps, to benefit crop breeders, farmers and consumers.

Flint water activist to recount fight to protect her patients

The pediatrician who eight years ago called attention to lead-tainted water in Flint, Michigan, will deliver the Joyce Lindower Wolitzer ’76 and Steven Wolitzer Nutrition Seminar April 26.

Major gift endows Cornell Mui Ho Center for Cities in AAP

The gift from Mui Ho ’62, B.Arch. ’66, will advance research, teaching and engagement dedicated to fostering more sustainable and just cities.

Quantum computing pioneer to share insights in Bethe lectures

In the Spring 2022 Hans Bethe Lecture, physicist John Martinis will explain the basic concepts behind quantum computing, show recent data from a “quantum supremacy” experiment and explain future uses of quantum algorithms.

2022 Cornell Biennial artist preview

Cornell Council for the Arts announces the fifth Cornell Biennial, featuring artworks, installations, and performances addressing the curatorial theme: “Futurities, Uncertain.”

Around Cornell

Coors lecture highlights content moderation issues

The kinds of speech that should, and should not, be allowed on social media platforms – and who should make such distinctions – were discussed by a journalist and law professor during the final installment of Civil Discourse: The Peter ’69 and Marilyn ’69 Coors Conversation Series, on April 14.

Balance Festival to offer wellness-focused programs for students

Upcoming Balance Festival aims to help students explore current choices and the alternatives available in a way that meets students where they are and recognizes the constraints they face. 

Around Cornell

Where Freezin’ for a Reason and Doing the Greatest Good Meet

Eleven student groups including residence halls, student organizations, and Cornell athletics teams participated in the goal-breaking Ithaca Polar Plunge in late March to support the Special Olympics of New York.

Around Cornell