Recent news from Cornell University
Updated: 3 weeks 3 days ago
Cornell University Library has digitized some of the travel photos of John W. Reps '47, world traveler.
Veterinarian Alfonso Torres is co-leading the charge to increase the number of veterinarians around the world who are familiar with animal diseases that could threaten the health of livestock and poultry globally.
Ph.D. student Leliah Krounb is studying how to turn human waste into soil nutrients in Kenya by using pyrolysis – thermal combustion in the absence of oxygen.
The Dyson School’s Ravi Kanbur is a co-editor and author of the newly published “Urbanization in India: Challenges, Opportunities and the Way Forward.”
Students in the Cornell founded group Mountains for Moms climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to raise funds and awareness of obstetric fistula.
Cornell veterinary student Emily Aston ’15 went into the heart of the Amazon to conduct the most remote study to date of the foodborne and waterborne pathogen Toxoplasma gondii.
Kelechi Umoga ’15 spent this past summer leading the construction of a health care clinic in the Jeida village of Abuja, Nigeria.
To feed the world’s burgeoning population while saving it from exhausting natural land resources, the United Nations issued a report on global land use.
A contest held by the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management’s Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise produced innovative, multi-fuel cookers for the developing world.
A study using satellite transmitters on tagged leatherback turtles predicts possible fishing bycatch danger zones in the Pacific Ocean.
On Jan. 9, the Chilean government gave land to a Cornell-led project to build the largest submillimeter telescope in the world.
Research by Viktor Tsyrennikov, assistant professor of economics, may serve as an “early warning” default indicator for borrower nations.
Chen Jian, Cornell’s Michael J. Zak Professor of History for U.S.-China Relations in the Department of History, has been named a Woodrow Wilson International Center global fellow.
The Association of American Universities issued a statement in response to the American Studies Association resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions. Cornell President David Skorton signed the AAU statement as a member of its executive committee.
A new exhibit, “Chinese Traditional Dress and Its Influence,” provides an overview of Chinese dress of the Qing period and the influence of Eastern style on Western fashions in the early 20th century.
City and regional planning professor Victoria Beard is leading a new international development planning workshop this winter and spring, focused on squatters in the city of Solo, Indonesia.
At a ceremony at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Dec. 2, the chancellor of the National University of Ireland conferred an honorary doctor of science degree on J.C. Séamus Davis.
Ithaca tops the 2013 list of metropolitan areas with the highest per capita number of Peace Corps volunteers, moving up from No. 3 in 2012.
Harutyun Gevorgyan, a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow at Cornell, brings Armenian language and culture to area schoolchildren.
Cornell’s Statler Hotel has recycled more than 2,518 bars of soap through its partnership with the nonprofit Clean the World.