Resident-to-resident aggression common in assisted living

One in six assisted living facility residents is subject to verbal, physical or other aggression by a fellow resident in a typical month, according to the first large-scale study of the phenomenon.

Hudson Valley lab ramps up battle against invasive pest

Researchers at the Hudson Valley Research Laboratory – part of Cornell AgriTech – are working to identify effective strategies that the region’s fruit growers can use to fight the invasive spotted lanternfly.

Web editor by day rescues bats by night

Cornell Lab of Ornithology staff member Victoria Campbell spends her free time caring for bats in need – setting tiny broken bones, feeding babies, treating illness and nursing native bats back to health so they can be released. 

Cornell, SUNY students show off contributions that help others

Students from Cornell, Binghamton and Stony Brook universities came together to celebrate the contributions they made to improve local, regional and international communities during a showcase event on April 19 in the College of Human Ecology’s Commons.

UV light treats beet disease, combats fungicide resistance

Germicidal ultraviolet light is effective at killing a damaging fungus that infects table beets, adding an important organic tool to fight the growing problem of fungicide resistance, according to a new Cornell study.

Collaboration reimagines shopping mall as wellness hub

Faculty and students joined community members, nonprofit leaders and Cayuga Health System representatives April 12-13 to explore a new vision for The Shops at Ithaca Mall focused on health equity.

NYS solar work: Good for climate, but are they good jobs?

A report from the ILR School’s Climate Justice Institute finds significant issues in New York state’s solar construction workforce, including transience, uncertain benefits and racial pay disparities.

Student group adapts toys, devices for kids with disabilities

The Big Red Adaptive Play and Design Initiative has brought independence and joy to local children with disabilities – and has created space for the engineering of assistive technologies at Cornell.  

Pigs, mussels and 3D printing keep Lake Source Cooling flowing

Cornell's Lake Source Cooling facility pipes get a $750K scrubbing with the help of engineers, robots and a student-made 3D-printed piece.