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Lorin Warnick Named Dean of Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

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Dr. Lorin D. Warnick, Ph.D. ’94, interim dean of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named the Austin O. Hooey Dean of Veterinary Medicine, effective May 4.
4-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Made Better Through Science: Calcite Tuned to Be Mollusk-Tough

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Cornell researchers, together with a team from the University of Leeds (U.K.), have jointly led an expansive, years-long international collaboration that has resulted in a paper detailing the ability to control and increase resistance to deformation...
4-May-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cornell’s Sutton Road Solar Farm Now Online to Power Geneva Station

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Cornell University’s new Sutton Road Solar Farm, a 2-megawatt energy facility that will offset nearly 40 percent of the annual electricity demand at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York, is now fully operational.
3-May-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chances Are You Don’t Remember What You Just Retweeted

Research at Cornell University and Beijing University finds retweeting or otherwise sharing information creates a “cognitive overload” that interferes with learning and retaining what you’ve just seen.
29-Apr-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Junk-Food Junkies Go Healthy When Rewarded

According to new Cornell University research, the most effective strategy for influencing such healthy food choices is not calorie counts and reduced prices, but rather more subtle incentives that reward healthy eating behavior.
28-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Presidential Search Underway at Cornell University

The search for Cornell’s 14th president has officially begun with the formation of a Presidential Search Committee, chaired by trustee Jan Rock Zubrow ’77, that plans to be as inclusive and thorough as possible. Zubrow led the search committee...
25-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cornell Inducts China Advisory Board

Cornell University inducted seven members of its inaugural Cornell-China Advisory Board in a ceremony on April 2 at the Rosewood Hotel in Beijing.
22-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Beyond Milkweed: Monarchs Face Habitat, Nectar Threats

In the face of scientific dogma that faults the population decline of monarch butterflies on a lack of milkweed, herbicides and genetically modified crops, a new Cornell University study casts wider blame: sparse autumnal nectar sources, weather and...
22-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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